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indelicate
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Candide
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  • I have read with much distaste his indelicate verses against old women and witches; nor do I see any merit in telling his friend Maecenas that if he will but rank him in the choir of lyric poets, his lofty head shall touch the stars.

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  • I finally made it to the landing and, with one final indelicate grunt, pulled the trunk onto it after me.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • It may be indelicate of me to mention it, but I seem to have been equipped at birth with the equivalent of an echo chamber in my stomach regions.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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