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disgraceful disruptions at the graduation ceremonies
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The Padres’ record is at once astonishing and disgraceful.
This disgraceful system is a major legacy of former Democratic Gov. Gray Davis, recalled in 2003 partly because of his own political fund-raising practices.
Worst of all, Penvose’s allegation of retaliation is the fifth in a disgraceful trail of retaliation claims over the past several years in Groveland.
Our whitewashed history from the territorial period in the late 1800s has elevated a whole cast of disgraceful figures to pinnacles — literally — of undeserved public esteem.
Stone traffics in conspiracy theories and misogyny (see his disgraceful comments about Hillary Clinton) and has repeatedly suggested that leading political figures should be killed or kill themselves.
Keaton is at his most carnivorous, rendering Kroc, however disgraceful his dealings, impossible to dismiss, let alone to ignore, and the movie submits to his will.
The disgraceful anthropology games, or anthropology days as they were called, were the creation of what was the then department of anthropology at the St. Louis World’s Fair, for which the Olympics was just the athletic side show.
Of all the disgraceful rulings the Supreme Court has made in its 227-year history — and the lowlight reel is fairly lengthy — the decision in Buck v. Bell still stands out as one of the ugliest.
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First Known Use of disgraceful
Synonymsdiscreditable, disreputable, dishonorable, ignominious, infamous, louche, notorious, opprobrious, shady, shameful, shoddy, shy, unrespectable
Antonymshonorable, reputable, respectable
Related Wordsbad, criminal, immoral, seamy, sordid, unethical, unsavory, wicked; base, contemptible, despicable, detestable, dirty, low, mean, miserable, vile, wretched; black, evil, iniquitous, nefarious, rotten, sinful, unrighteous, vicious, villainous, wrong; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, inglorious, reprehensible; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, gamy (or gamey), libertine, loose, perverted, reprobate
Near Antonymsdecent, ethical, good, honest, just, moral, noble, principled, righteous, upright, upstanding; esteemed, prestigious, reputed, respected; authorized, legal, licensed, permissible, permitted; approved, endorsed (also indorsed), sanctioned; clean, correct, decorous, exemplary, proper, seemly; blameless, commendable, creditable, guiltless
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