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pe·dic·u·lous

(pĕ-dik'yū-lŭs),
Infested with lice.
Synonym(s): lousy

lousy

(lou′zē)
adj. lous·ier, lous·iest
Infested with lice.

lous′i·ly adv.
lous′i·ness n.

lousy

Microbiology
adjective Louse-infested.
 
Vox populi
adjective A colloquial term referring to a state of physical malaise, as in feeling lousy.
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fiduciary duty will destroy their retail lousiness model,'" further undermining the claims by the broker-dealer community that a uniform fiduciary standard will increase compliance casts and thereby erode: its core business model.
A second similarity is that Jake portrays himself as a Christian believer or would-be believer, frustrated with his faith or the lack of it; he refers to himself as a "lousy Catholic" and as he visits various cities goes to the cathedrals to pray, even asking forgiveness for his lousiness.
However, Civil War was widely panned on its first showing - one critic wrote that "nothing prepared me for the sheer lousiness of the actual programme" - and is produced not by the BBC but by the Open University.
They also recently passed a downtown-development bill to create incentives for core central lousiness development.
That means that my French business is not tied with assets in French francs, but it is tied with assets in French business or German lousiness or euro business.
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Even though CHF will expand its offerings of scarves, it is pursuing other lousiness.
The popular mood in Jordan is: still very much in support of Iraq, due to natural links, as well as the lousiness dimension.
The acquisition marked his entry into the hospitality business One year later, he sold the lousiness back to the original owners at profit and a took job at a local resort as director of housekeeping, and then front office manager.
The move, although expensive, parries attempts by Salomon Smith Barney and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Discover to imitate its strategy to service the lousiness needs of both individual and institutional investors.
We've made big strides in luxury and the better end of the lousiness.