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bastard

adjective
(1) Born out of wedlock; illegitimate.
(2) Not genuine; adulterated; ersatz.

noun A popular term for an extremely unpleasant, rude and/or malicious person.

bastard

atypical, or unusual form of, a disease or plant.

bastard lentil
ervumervilia.
bastard strangles
bastard wing
see alula.
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And after all the trouble you took with my book, it is really bastardly.
In the 1940s, he found himself in the 90% tax bracket (Reynolds 162), and ultimately came to view the tax season as "the bastardly income tax epoch that comes to interrupt and bitch work just at the best working time" (SL 881).
We are also left to decide for ourselves how we feel about the fictional community and its people, since the narrator retains an ambiguous attitude toward his own hometown: "I didn't realize until I'd grown up that Northeast Gaomi Township is easily the most beautiful and most repulsive, the most unusual and the most common, most sacred and most corrupt, most heroic and most bastardly, hardest-drinking and hardest-loving place in the world.