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  • ’Then comes the question; said the eminently practical father, with his eyes on the fire, ’in what has this vulgar curiosity its rise?’
  • While, from Mr. Gradgrind, he heard in his much lower tone the words, ’But even as an example to Louisa, of what this pursuit which has been the subject of a vulgar curiosity, leads to and ends in.
  • Adam Smith and Malthus, two younger Gradgrinds, were out at lecture in custody; and little Jane, after manufacturing a good deal of moist pipe-clay on her face with slate-pencil and tears, had fallen asleep over vulgar fractions.
  • He several times spoke with an emphasis, similar to the vulgar manner.

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  • Her vulgarity was a turnoff.
  • As if I’d ever given her grounds to believe I’d stoop to such vulgarity!
    Anton Chekhov  --  The Cherry Orchard

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