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sordid
used in Murder On The Orient Express

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Definition
morally degraded; or foul and repulsive
  • For some reason or other you have got it into your head that I know something about this sordid business-this murder of a man I never saw before.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 — The Evidence of the Passengers' Luggage (53% in)
  • Do you think I could stand the thought of my wife dragged through a sordid police case?
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 — The Grease Spot on a Hungarian Passport (45% in)

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