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Word: crass

Definition: very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior


Sentences Containing 'crass'

"The Huffington Post" noted in April 2012 that finding comments on YouTube that appear "offensive, stupid and crass" to the "vast majority" of the people is hardly difficult. On November 6, 2013, Google implemented a new comment system that requires all YouTube users to use a Google+ account in order to comment on videos and making the comment system Google+ oriented.
Another notable recording he left is J. S. Bach's "Christmas Oratorio", with fellow singers Gundula Janowitz, Christa Ludwig, and Franz Crass, conducted by Karl Richter.
Crass have stated that great care was taken to ensure their anonymity, and that to this day it is a mystery as to how "Observer" journalists were able to trace the hoax back to them In January 2014 official government documents were released to the National Archives revealing the concerns of the UK's Secret Intelligence Service (MI6).
Excerpts of the recording can be heard in the Crass track "Powerless with a Guitar" on the compilation LP "Devastate to Liberate" (Yangki - 1985 - Yangki 1).
Far darker than Zeffirelli's version, the film is set in the "crass, violent and superficial society" of Verona Beach and Sycamore Grove.
General of Brigade Crass led the 1st Brigade, made up of the 1st battalions of the 2nd and 3rd J├Ąger Regiments.
Genres such as classical music, the avant garde, outsider music, reggae (especially influential on English punk), traditional Irish music (especially rebel songs) and free jazz influenced punk rock and later post-punk bands like Wire, Crass and Public Image Ltd.
He first had Col. Crass attack with the 1st and 3rd battalions of the 5th Demi-brigade, supported by cavalry and two pieces of horse artillery under capt. d'Anguerand.
However, coverage of the tape by the UK broadsheet "The Observer" in January 1984 identified the true source as Crass.
In 1985, during his time as editor of the Daily Express, Lamb declared that the unconditional release of Nelson Mandela, imprisoned ANC leader in apartheid South Africa, would be "a crass error".
In 2013 in "The Guardian" art critic Jonathan Jones wrote, "Vettriano fixes on fetishistic, stylish objects and paints them with a slick, empty panache" and "The world of Jack Vettriano is a crass male fantasy that might have come straight out of Money by Martin Amis".
In an interview with "Trackmarx", a punk and indie webzine, Penny Rimbaud of the anarcho-punk band Crass said that they were more influenced by classical composers Benjamin Britten, John Cage and the avant garde than rock 'n' roll.
Life went super luxurious and full of joy but destiny decides doom for Falak when Salman falls in love with an uneducated an crass employee Tabinda (Nadia Afghan) at his factory with whom he begins an extramarital relationship.
Thatchergate was the colloquial title of a hoax perpetrated by members of the anarcho-punk band Crass during the aftermath of the 1982 Falklands War.
The book, which always had the flaw of seeming more heartless than its heroine, now seems just plain crass."
These blamed the advance of the Protestant heresies on "the corruption of morals and the profane lewdness of life in churchmen of all ranks, together with crass ignorance of literature and of the liberal arts".
They were also influenced by bands such as Ramones, Dead Kennedys, Subhumans, Crass, Bad Brains, and other punk bands.
Uncle Benjy takes a dim view of Duddy's commercial ambitions, seeing them as avaricious and crass.
While Col. Crass' troops were mauled by the British and slowly being driven back, Daendels piecemeal fed reinforcements into the battle.

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