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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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  • . . . what I said at the end of election night coverage was both impolite and unfair, and I'm sorry. I regret it.
  • What others might term impolite was merely Ken's shorthand.
  • Hara kiri is an impolite way of saying the Japanese word “seppuku” which means, literally, “belly splitting.”
  • Will this move them to improve behavior the poll characterized as impolite, prone to loud carping and inattentive to local customs? for more
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