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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsqualorsqual‧or /ˈskwɒlə $ ˈskwɑːlər, ˈskwɒː-/ noun [uncountable]  DIRTYthe condition of being dirty and unpleasant because of a lack of care or moneysqualid We lived in squalor for a year and a half.
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squalorBut there was solace as well as squalor.I began to feel sentimental about the familiar squalor.Inside were six small children found living in squalor, the smell of urine and feces permeating the house.I am by nature a messy person, unimpressed with orderliness and free of guilt over squalor.This quite different context allowed some observers of the city to communicate a view about the squalor of the Victorian legacy.Is that not in stark contrast to Labour Members who trade on the squalor and misery of people who are not housed?Others have developed a sort of domestic hyper-realism, seeking out the squalor of everyday life.And despite the government's attempts to hide the truth, the squalor that followed poverty was too desperate to hide.
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