scabrous


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scabrous

having a rough surface.
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"An 'opera' whose musical foundations seemed entirely borne of the fleshpots and gin palaces, specifically an opera where arias -- instead of being arthouse confections -- were a festering muck-heap of scabrous little ditties belonging to everyone and no-one.
The troubled 'Mad' Max Rockatansky is left for dead by a gang of marauding scavengers who steal his iconic Interceptor car as a prize for warlord Scabrous Scrotus, son of Fury Road villain Immortan Joe.
Car-jacked and beaten to within an inch of his life by the fabulously titled Scabrous Scrotus and his war boys, Max stumbles through the desert and is found by a hunchbacked scavenger called Chumbucket.
Out Thursday An accountant who meets a grisly end in an S and M dungeon and bank-robbing pensioners give John Niven's scabrous humour much to play with.
Strangelove," "The Brink" tries to excavate comedy, or at least fairly scabrous satire, from the threat of nukes in the hands of a lunatic, and a budding international crisis.
While Eye applauds efforts to promote engineering to young people, it cannot help feeling that El-Rewini's efforts are destined to fall on ears already deafened by the more scabrous attack of Eminem and mellifluous tones of Kanye.
The civil rights anthem was a song she taught her fellow inmates at the scabrous Mamak military prison in Ankara.
They also shared a taste for sexual intrigue in poetry though Donne's was erotic and not scabrous.
EDINBURGH -- The Royal Lyceum Theatre here has a modest hit on its hands, a slightly scabrous play that tells the story of Scotland's parliamentary vote to dissolve itself and join the kingdom of England in 1707.
Pollard can do the lurching, scabrous rock of Zero Elasticity, Alice & Eddie (Fabulous Child Actors) and Planet Score while varnishing his arch social commentary with the sweetest tunes in Calling Up Washington, Save The Company and the Byrdslike Record Level Love.
Unless it gets a political class that can restore lustre to its shining motto of secularism, the face of communalism in India will continue to remain scabrous.
But Jonny's is still a worthwhile journey: the novel is "more than a scabrous sendup of American celebrity culture; it's also a poignant portrait of one young artist's coming of age" (New York Times).