- scandal sheet,
Origin of scandalous
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So why did the God of the Hebrew people choose such a scandalous setting for becoming human?
It is wild that something that would seem to be so scandalous would just disappear from the press.Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline|Kevin Fallon|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was a celebrated bohemian, considered a scandalous woman.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Michaud did not come out of the closet in order to avoid some scandalous revelation.
In London, the group will do walking tours of the variously sexy, scandalous, and literary neighborhoods of Soho and Bloomsbury.
The very most scandalous crime one could commit at St. Ursula's was to go out of bounds without permission.Just Patty|Jean Webster
The prince, I knew, was ravenously greedy and tyrannical, and wearied all with his scandalous exactions.
That, in the eyes of the converted natives, would have been scandalous.Rdan The Devil And Other Stories|Louis Becke
An affair of a most scandalous character has taken place in our midst.Dead Souls|Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
On the publication of gen. orders 349 Worth asked Scott whether the charge of scandalous conduct referred to him.The War With Mexico, Volume II (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
late 15c., from French scandaleux, from Medieval Latin scandalosus "scandalous," from Church Latin scandalum (see scandal). Related: Scandalously.