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slur

Music
a. a performance or execution of a melodic interval of two or more notes in a part
b. the curved line (⌣ or ⌢) indicating this
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Lee said he confronted the cashier who allegedly wrote the slur, but was not happy with the response.
they are all uneducated, violent, heavy drinkers) are reinforced by the ethnic slur (mick).
They became slurs in my head the second I learned their origin--and I don't want to use slurs.
Afew years back, translator Humphrey Davies talked about removing a slur from a book without consulting the author.
Julie Holmes allegedly grabbed the man's coat, hit him with her umbrella and also called him a racial slur, according to the police report.
The original Slur Exercises and Chromatic Octaves has long been a valuable supplement assisting the advancing student toward "greater strength and fluency in his fingers," stated Segovia.
It does not simply mean that the slur is used but it is not accompanied by the intention to derogate.
Last month, Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers was fined $100,000 for directing the same slur toward a referee.
The slur angered journalists in Arizona and elsewhere, and Lacey made a public apology.
Washington blames Dempsey for slur* Isaiah Washington blamed his former costar Patrick Dempsey for provoking the homophobic slur that lead to Washington's dismissal from the popular series.
Slur rehabs are proliferating faster than nonbinding resolutions--and not a minute too soon.
Coulter made the homophobic slur about Edwards, a Democratic presidential candidate, during a Friday speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference.