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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunsavouryun‧sa‧vour‧y British English, unsavory American English /ʌnˈseɪvəri/ adjective  UNPLEASANTunpleasant or morally unacceptable The club has an unsavoury reputation. There were a lot of unsavoury characters (=unpleasant people) around the station.
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unsavouryOr perhaps he knew something unsavoury about Latimer's personal life.I've worked too damned hard just to let everything be ruined because of unsavoury gossip.Too often the leadership's victories over the left have had an unsavoury, pyrrhic quality.Her eyes wandered round the unsavoury room.Contemporaries distrusted them in the belief that they brought an unsavoury speculative element to the market in stocks.Whether they will be allowed to evict their unwelcome, unsavoury, tenants, from belfries and elsewhere, is another matter.There are some unsavoury tie-ins at work here.unsavoury charactersIt is not a tie-in but a new story full of action, wit and unsavoury characters.Such sums could prove attractive to all sorts of unsavoury characters, including those who might have money to launder.But he soon found it expedient to use unsavoury characters to control even nastier ones further down the party line.
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