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Word: vulgar

Definition: of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout


Sentences Containing 'vulgar'

"from a thunder") are used, let alone some vulgar terms like "w kurwę" or "od chuja" (lit.
"Had there been women in the house, I should have suspected a mere vulgar intrigue.
"The cases which come to light in the papers are, as a rule, bald enough, and vulgar enough.
"The New York Times" reviewer wrote that "The Jerk" "is by turns funny, vulgar and backhandedly clever, never more so than when it aspires to absolute stupidity.
("(It's) So Stupid") was banned from airing on NHK due to its mildly vulgar title.
...There is a rare quality of truthfulness which always saves Feyder, and his rather vulgar characters exude a strange atmosphere of destiny and death."
A vulgar, but frequently used term to describe a small and dull place is "Zadupie" (lit.
According to the crudest and most vulgar interpretations of Das Kapital, exploitation occurs only at the point of production.
After an intense latinisation the Gaulish language came to be called Vulgar Latin, which would later split into dialects that would develop into the French language.
Although distinct from both Classical and Vulgar Latin in a number of ways, Ecclesiastical Latin was more stable than typical Medieval Latin.
And do not suppose, senor, that I apply the term vulgar here merely to plebeians and the lower orders; for everyone who is ignorant, be he lord or prince, may and should be included among the vulgar.
Another, vulgar term is "w pizdú" (actually a Russian loan word) meaning "somewhere far away" (lit.
Browning's son Robert in a letter to "The Times", December 5, 1902 referred to the incident "Home was detected in a vulgar fraud."
But as for those which by the vulgar are esteemed good, if he shall hear them mentioned as good, he doth hearken for more.
But as the law for the encouragement of coinage derives its origin from those vulgar prejudices which have been introduced by the mercantile system, I judged it more proper to reserve them for this chapter.
But Marcus Aurelius is neither vulgar nor unctuous; he extenuates nothing, but nothing sets down in malice.
He also claimed that he lost only 200 men, the rest of his forces having fled, but the commanders of the armies around York noted that "vulgar reports" were that they had been slaughtered.
He is well contented to hear, that what is spoken by the comedian, is but familiarly and popularly spoken, so that even the vulgar apprehend the difference.
Here, then, many philosophers think themselves obliged by reason to have recourse, on all occasions, to the same principle, which the vulgar never appeal to but in cases that appear miraculous and supernatural.
In private life he declared she was 'a vulgar idiot; she would talk of her gownd, but when she appeared upon the stage seemed to be inspired by gentility and understanding.'
It is a derivative of the Malay vulgar word "sial" (derivative of the parent, used interchangeably but sometimes may imply a stronger emphasis).
It is a vulgar error to suppose that you have tasted huckleberries who never plucked them.
It is not about ordinary petty matters, believe it, that all our strife and contention is, but whether, with the vulgar, we should be mad, or by the help of philosophy wise and sober, said he.
It is the means the most vulgar and the most obvious; and the most likely way of augmenting their fortune, is to save and accumulate some part of what they acquire, either regularly and annually, or upon some extraordinary occasion.
Michele introduced the clothes using stretch novelty fabric as a new way of dressing sexy without being vulgar which was immediately successful.
Mind, Sancho, I do not say that a proverb aptly brought in is objectionable; but to pile up and string together proverbs at random makes conversation dull and vulgar.
Morrel expected Villefort would be dejected; he found him as he had found him six weeks before, calm, firm, and full of that glacial politeness, that most insurmountable barrier which separates the well bred from the vulgar man.
Nothing can rightly compel a simple and brave man to a vulgar sadness.
Our not remote ancestors held the right of life and death over the surrounding vulgar.
She apprehended some mischief would happen to me from rude vulgar folks, who might squeeze me to death, or break one of my limbs by taking me in their hands.
She must not be touched by the buffoons, nor by the ignorant vulgar, incapable of comprehending or appreciating her hidden treasures.
Siol is not a vulgar word. Its an adaptation of the word "Siul" (which means whistles).
The arts change about and make a tour of the world; things take a different name, and the vulgar do not follow them that is all; but there is always the same result.
The book treats of the weakness of human kind, and is in little esteem, except among the women and the vulgar.
The learned among them confess the absurdity of this doctrine; but the practice still continues, in compliance to the vulgar.
The NO!art exhibitions bore titles such as the Doom Show, the Involvement Show, the No Show and the Vulgar Show.
The philosopher said:``From an army of three divisions one can take away its general, and put it in disorder; from the man the most abject and vulgar one can not take away his thought.''
The rococo art of the eighteenth century is an instance of the excessive use of curved forms, and, like all excesses in the joys of life, it is vicious and is the favorite style of decoration in vulgar places of entertainment.
The tapes showcased Caporino's offbeat and sometimes vulgar sense of humor along with his extensive knowledge of the history of popular music.
The villain in many of Hitchcock's films appears charming and refined rather than oafish and vulgar.
The word "destrier" is derived from the Vulgar Latin "dextarius", meaning "right-sided" (the same root as our modern "dexterous" and "dexterity").
This might not have been sufficient to hold our attention but for a certain vulgar brutality which sustained the interest of the plot.
Though no genitalia is shown in the picture, and it was taken by his own parents with no vulgar intent, the record label deemed it to be child pornography.
To this speech Bingley made no answer; but his sisters gave it their hearty assent, and indulged their mirth for some time at the expense of their dear friend's vulgar relations.
Video footage showed Plimmer slapping and hitting Silverman, uttering vulgar language in the process.
Vulgar vices seem to have no temptation for him; this is not one tied and bound with chains which he strives to break.
Yet, Monseigneur had slowly found that vulgar embarrassments crept into his affairs, both private and public; and he had, as to both classes of affairs, allied himself perforce with a Farmer General.
You have yourself heard many such marvellous relations started, which, being treated with scorn by all the wise and judicious, have at last been abandoned even by the vulgar.
``Oh, no, monsieur,''replied Monte Cristo;``I do not thus betray my enjoyments to the vulgar.
“Alkhashabeh” bands also helped to promote it against the Vulgar music.
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