Adjective(1) morally degraded(2) foul and run-down and repulsive
(1) Of course, the poorest could not afford this new accommodation, and many urban authorities were sweeping away the squalid slums on grounds of public health and safety.(2) The pig farm is a squalid 10-acre patch of mud and dilapidated buildings in the town of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia.(3) The stereotype of students happy to share squalid , dingy flats is a thing of the past.(4) It was the abandoned children roaming the squalid streets that especially elicited her compassion.(5) Many of the city's residents who were able to leave the city are now concentrated in squalid refugee camps in surrounding regions.(6) For much of the 1990s, these 10,000-odd refugees lived in squalid conditions in Kenyan camps.(7) Many live in squalid camps and eke out a living as day labourers.(8) Furthermore, a series of strategic gaffs have further badly damaged the already squalid reputation which the industry has earned for itself.(9) They are quite often living in squalid and overcrowded accommodation.(10) Some 1.2 million people have been displaced so far and are forced to live in squalid camps set up by the army to protect them from abductions.(11) Unemployment in the squalid neighbourhoods where they live is double the national rate of 10 percent.(12) The history of trade negotiations is littered with hypocritical rhetoric and squalid deals.(13) He lives with five of his family in two tiny squalid rooms for which he pays 10,000 of the 15,000 dinars he earns a month.(14) The focus must remain on supporting the needs of women and children and the planned repatriation of millions of refugees still languishing in squalid camps.(15) There are far fewer of the dismal and squalid student properties than there used to be.(16) Nobody comes well out of this squalid affair, but he emerges in a worse light than most.
1. dirty ::
2. improper ::
3. seedy ::
4. sordid ::
Different Formssqualid, squalider, squalidest, squalidly, squalidness
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