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Laschet called the claims “obscene” and politically motivated.Angela Merkel's CDU Party Is Choosing a New Leader. Whoever Wins Might Become Germany's Next Chancellor|Madeline Roache|January 14, 2021|Time
Generally speaking, irrespective of what the Fed does, the amount people are paying on credit cards is fairly obscene.Upstart CEO talks major IPO ‘pop,’ A.I. racial bias, and Google|rhhackettfortune|December 18, 2020|Fortune
He flagged a section of the Penal Code that makes it a misdemeanor to send obscene or threatening messages through phones or other communications devices.Women Politicians Across the County Say They’ve Faced Harassment, Threats|Kayla Jimenez|November 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In July 2013, 17 schoolboys in Cardiff, Wales showed up to school in skirts after temperatures in the U.K. became obscenely high.Skirts Should Be a Normal Choice…for Both Women and Men|Erin Cunningham|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wake obscenely early, empty the dogs, exercise, breakfast with kids, see off everyone to school, then go to write.How I Write: ‘The Tragedy of Arthur’ by Arthur Phillips|Noah Charney|August 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But he's just one in a long line of obscenely wealthy characters.
Despite obscenely high tax rates, a number of northern European economies have managed to survive and even thrive.
In fact, there is a way for the federal government to go after the obscenely excessive bonuses paid to the Wall Street pigs.
Michael longed for Alan that together they might rag this worm who wriggled so obscenely into the secret places of a boy's mind.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
He made it scream and exult obscenely; he made it lament like a fallen angel.The Wolf Cub|Patrick Casey
When it comes so smoothly off, so obscenely, as it were, so fit.The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [9 vols.]|William Shakespeare
These men, our fellow-countrymen, who behave obscenely, who pour out foulness—what a race is this of ours!Our Part in the Great War|Arthur Gleason
The wolfdog sprawls on his back, wriggling obscenely with begging paws, his long black tongue lolling out.Ulysses|James Joyce