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sordid
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
morally degraded; or foul and repulsive
  • Even faintly sordid silliness excited us if it put us in contact with love.
    p. 282.4
  • Even if my father's identity and his story were painful to my mother—even if their relationship had been so sordid that any revelation of it would shed a continuous, unfavorable light upon both my parents—wasn't my mother being selfish not to tell me anything about my father?
    p. 12.1

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