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indelicate
used in Of Human Bondage

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not delicate; i.e., in violation of good taste — perhaps even verging on the indecent
  • Philip laughed savagely as he thought of her gentility and the refinement with which she ate her food; she could not bear a coarse word, so far as her limited vocabulary reached she had a passion for euphemisms, and she scented indecency everywhere; she never spoke of trousers but referred to them as nether garments; she thought it slightly indelicate to blow her nose and did it in a deprecating way.
    59-60 — Chapters 59-60 (11% in)

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