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gross

 [grōs]
coarse or large; visible to the naked eye.

Gross

(grōs),
Ludwik, 20th-century U.S. oncologist. See: Gross virus, Gross leukemia virus.

gross

(grōs),
Coarse or large; large enough to be visible to the naked eye; macroscopic.
[L. grossus, thick]

gross

(grōs)
Coarse or large; large enough to be visible to the naked eye.
[L. grossus, thick]
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Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions in the UK, said it could be appropriate for more popular tweeters to face prosecution if they tweet something "grossly offensive" to thousands of people, as opposed to those who have only a few dozen followers.
Ahmed, 19, appeared at Dewsbury Magistrates' Court yesterday charged under the Communications Act 2003 with sending a message that was grossly offensive on March 8 - the day it was confirmed three soldiers from Huddersfield were among the six killed in Afghanistan.
"These sorts of deals are grossly irresponsible and run completely counter to the spirit of the legislation."
There is no shortage of information about outcomes for people who are grossly overweight or for smokers.
A statement released by Allen via the League Managers Association website, www.leaguemanagers.com, read: "A number of false and grossly untrue allegations have recently been made about me in relation to an alleged incident outside a nightclub a few weeks ago, including the completely untrue allegation that I made a racial remark.
Intermittent explosive disorder features tirades, grossly disproportionate to the triggering circumstances, during which a person destroys property, tries to hurt or actually hurts someone, or threatens to do so.
As MPs shouted in disapproval, Sir Alan said: "That is a grossly offensive and misleading remark." As Mr Skinner - again suggested there were different rules for Tories, Sir Alan named him - the traditional way of ejecting an unruly MP.
Much unusual magic surrounds events: Cyril, a symbiotic telepathic wyrm, is grossly inserted into Chalkhill so he will look like Lord Hairstreak.
But at most business outings, women are grossly outnumbered."
Boykin was particularly venomous in his comments, not to mention grossly hypocritical.
And it would be grossly hyperbolic to assert that the organizers of the Bilderberg Conference can control the outcome of a presidential election merely by inviting promising politicos to attend their meetings.
Also consider that the world of pimps and thugs so grossly stereotyped by Ghettopoly was inspired by images commonly promoted by African American recording artists and producers.