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vulgarism

A word or phrase not in good usage, coarse, unrefined
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Louis sportswriter Bob Broeg, who called the Tribune story "a barnyard vulgarism"-believe the "plot" was the product of some empty rants by players, plus a paranoid owner and a headline-seeking sportswriter.
I watched Monday night's debate with a group of mostly Spanish-speaking people at a local law office, and one woman showed up in a T-shirt with a Spanish vulgarism under the Republican candidate's picture.
The mechanism underlying the capability of plant sterols/stanols to reduce plasma LDL cholesterol levels relates to their structural similarity to cholesterol (Schmidt et al., 2009).White beans (Phaseolus Vulgarism L.) has some bioactive components related with health benefits, such as polyphenols, lectins and carbohydrates and are good sources of folates, manganese, dietary fiber, protein, phosphorus, copper, magnesium, iron, and vitamin B1 (Thiamin).
Terhune's epithet was probably derived from the German vulgarism Scheisser, which literally means "one that defecates." Walsh's repeated use of shyster (his final spelling) in The Subterranean led to the adoption of the word by other newspapers.
reject Western Societies vulgarism, relativism, and nihilism that effects its lack of sexual morality that conflicts sharply with Jewish values.
In the U.S., where a populist right wing of the Republican party has dubbed itself the Tea Party, Palin and other copy-cat candidates following in her wake have been dubbed the "Tea Party Crumpets": crumpet like tart is a vulgarism for a sexually desirable woman (on metaphorical lexicalizations of woman as dessert, see Hines; on misogynist epithets in general, see Caputi).
(146) "Nip Vulgarism in the Bud," Gaelic American 3 Sept.
For instance, slang could be contrasted with colloquialism, non-standard language, vulgarism, taboo, euphemism, jargon, idiom, neologism or dialect, while African American could be compared to African American Vernacular English, Afro-American Vernacular English, Black English Vernacular, Ebonics or Gangsta Talk.
And now when you come to print these fragments, would it not be well if you were to stoop to the vulgarism of prefixing some word of introduction, as other people do, you know, ..
(10) 63 Most extensive (7) 64 Taggart actor (4,6) 68 Vulgarism (9) 69 Cancel out (7) 70 Spectrum (5) 72 Ham it up!
Of course, this demonic film that is rife with vulgarism throughout may have various purposes.
He argues that human rights discourse does not belong to vulgarism of cultural relativity, which has unfortunately been one of important contributions to social reconstruction of rights during the twentieth century.