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dirty language or pictures deal with sex in a way that offends some people
offensive in a sexual way
using offensive or insulting language
vitriolic language or behaviour is cruel and full of hate
using a lot of swear words
crude words or actions are offensive because they refer to sex in an unpleasant way
colourful language is rude or uses offensive words
language or humour that is ripe is funny but slightly rude
a small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …
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the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards
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Free thesaurus definition of describing offensive language from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.