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seamy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishseamyseam‧y /ˈsiːmi/ adjective 🔊 🔊 UNPLEASANTinvolving unpleasant things such as crime, violence, or immorality 🔊 the seamy side of the Internet
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seamyShe would go into seamy dives, sitting there, listening, consoling.Some of them are pretty seamy places.Then and later, Alvin was interested in putting the seamier side of life onstage.She was a tough girl with an abrasive manner, and seemed very knowledgeable about the seamy side of life.the seamy side ofthe seamy side of HollywoodThen and later, Alvin was interested in putting the seamier side of life onstage.She was a tough girl with an abrasive manner, and seemed very knowledgeable about the seamy side of life.Buckmaster's habit of distancing himself from the seamier side of the company worried him.
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