Synsets for "sordid"

Synset: seamy.s.02

Synonyms: seamy

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: morally degraded

Examples: a seedy district | the seamy side of life | sleazy characters hanging around casinos | sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly | the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce | the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal

Lemmas: seamy seedy sleazy sordid squalid

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Synset: dirty.s.11

Synonyms: dirty

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: unethical or dishonest

Examples: dirty police officers | a sordid political campaign

Lemmas: dirty sordid

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Synset: flyblown.s.02

Synonyms: flyblown

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: foul and run-down and repulsive

Examples: a flyblown bar on the edge of town | a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town | squalid living conditions | sordid shantytowns

Lemmas: flyblown squalid sordid

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Synset: sordid.s.04

Synonyms: sordid

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: meanly avaricious and mercenary

Examples: sordid avarice | sordid material interests

Lemmas: sordid

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Sordid Humor Sordid Humor was a musical band formed in 1987 by the duo of Tom Barnes and Jim Gordon. Barnes' unique vocal style and unusual phrasing was the trademark of Sordid Humor, and he went on to lend his vocals and alt-rock guitar style to Engine 88, and a solo project called the Blimp. Sordid Humor played what, at the time, could best be classified as college rock, releasing several independent releases before breaking up in 1992.
Too Hot to Handle (1960 film) The film was billed as "an exposé of 'sexy, sordid Soho, England's greatest shame'".
Chitoria sordida Chitoria sordida, the sordid emperor, is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in tropical Asia.
Caroline of Brunswick Historian Thomas Laqueur emphasizes that the sordid royal squabble captivated all Britons:
The Battle Hymn of the Republic, Updated In a sordid slime harmonious Greed was born in yonder ditch,
Too Much, Too Soon The "Chicago Daily Tribune" called it "a sordid, unattractive tale, poorly written and badly acted."
Wroot Oh what a lamp is hid 'midst such a sordid race !'
Sordid Humor Despite their limited success, Sordid Humor's music has survived in the choices of College DJs. They are notable for bringing together three musicians of Counting Crows: Adam Duritz, who sang backing vocals on "Barbarossa" and several other tracks on "Light Music", David Immerglück, who played bass on several tracks of the album, and David Bryson who produced several of their tracks. Duritz would later incorporate lyrics from Sordid Humor songs "Private Archipelago", "Doris Day", and "Jumping Jesus" in Counting Crows performances.
Incident (film) A man is mistaken for a hoodlum and beaten up, leading him to a sordid web of violence and danger.
Damjan Kozole In his films, "some of the most raffish, funky and even sordid characters discover their own humanity" (Alissa Simon, "Variety").
David Steen (actor) Steen also had a series regular role as G. W. in Shore’s critically acclaimed cable series, "Sordid Lives".
August and Everything After: Live at Town Hall "* Track #1 includes lyrics of the songs "Raining in Baltimore" and Sordid Humor song "Private Archipelago"."
Stairway to Heaven: Led Zeppelin Uncensored Many reviewers took note of the sensationalist and sordid 'tell-all' style of Cole's account. A review "Publishers Weekly" stated:
Michael Gross (writer) In July 2016, Gross published "Focus: The Secret, Sexy, Sometimes Sordid World of Fashion Photographers" through Simon & Schuster.
Del Shores Perhaps Shores' best known play is his fourth, "Sordid Lives", which debuted in 1996 in Los Angeles. The comedy centered on the Texan Ingram family and touched on LGBT themes. In 1999 Shores wrote and directed the screen version of "Sordid Lives". Eight years later Shores produced 12 prequel episodes of "" which aired on American LGBT-interest cable channel Logo.
Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe The Evil wizard Sordid is brought back to life when a magic-book of his is set ablaze and thrown into the middle of a chalkboard pentagram by the father of Runt, a young boy wanting to become a mighty sorcerer. Sordid promises him that he can become his apprentice if he helps him exact his vengeance on Simon.
Motel In countless other films and TV series, the motel—invariably depicted as an isolated, run-down, and seedy establishment—has served as the setting for sordid events often involving equally sordid characters. Examples include "Pink Motel" (1982), "Motel Blue 19" (1993), "Backroad Motel" (2001), "Stateline Motel" (2003), "Niagara Motel" (2006), and "Motel 5150" (2008).
Darlia praetexta The wingspan is 10-11 mm. The forewings are greyish fuscous, with a large sordid-white spot near the middle of the wing and a sordid-white transverse outwardly angulate fascia from the costa, near the apex extending to the center, then inwardly angulate to the tornus. This fascia is sometimes incomplete and consists of
Love on the Dole Although the book and play were successful, the British Board of Film Censors would not allow a film to be made during the 1930s: it was a "very sordid story in very sordid surroundings", and in Gow's words "regarded as 'dangerous'".
Keanan Duffty Duffty was a founding member of the British Punk band Sordid Details with Martin Beard (Drums), Jonathan Cameron (vocals) and Dave Huzzard (Bass). Formed in 1978 in the North of England Sordid Details were influenced by the Sex Pistols, for whom Duffty would later design stage clothes.