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With a six-run deficit already stinging enough, the Orioles provided an inglorious defensive moment in the third inning.
The director, 54, met the Israeli singer in 2009 while promoting his film Inglorious Basterds.
Secretary of State Kate Brown assumed Oregon’s highest office after Kitzhaber ended his four-decade political career in inglorious fashion and resigned just over a month into his fourth term.
Every day is a chance for something to go catastrophically wrong — and for someone to take the inglorious fall.
Still, in the same time frame, only two Cannes Best Actress winners (Carol‘s Rooney Mara and Volver‘s Penelope Cruz) has progressed to an Oscar nod, though four Cannes-winning men (Inglorious Basterds‘
And to stave off your spring fever, Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds and Season 5 of House of Cards slide into your feed at the end of the month.
That year, there were 161 lynchings of African-Americans across the United States, an inglorious number never surpassed.
The epilogue comes in the form of uncontrollable violence and an inglorious end for the country’s leader.
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Origin and Etymology of inglorious
Latin inglorius, from in- + gloria glory
First Known Use: 1573See Words from the same year
INGLORIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inglorious for English Language Learners
: causing shame or disgrace
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