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bad

(Inferior), adjective adultered, base, decaying, degenerative, degraded, deleterious, deplorable, detrimental, dreadful, faulty, foul, fulsome, impure, injurious, malignant, malus, noxious, objectionable, ruined, undesirable, unfit, unsound, unsuitable
Associated concepts: bad bargain, bad check, bad title

bad

(Offensive), adjective abhorrent, abominable, amoral, arrant, atrocious, baleful, baneful, base, corrupt, cruel, debauched, degenerate, degraded, demoralized, deplorable, depraved, derogatory, despicable, destructive, detrimental, diabolic, dire, disastrous, disgraced, disgusting, dishonorable, disreputable, evil, execrable, flagrant, fulsome, heinous, ignoble, immoral, improbus, improper, indecent, infamous, iniquitous, injurious, insidious, loathsome, maleficent, malevolent, malific, malus, miscreant, monstrous, nasty, nefarious, nequam, nocuous, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, onerous, oppressive, peccant, perfidious, pernicious, reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive, retrogressive, revolting, ruined, ruinous, scandalous, sinful, sinister, treacherous, troublous, turpitudinous, undesirable, unfit, unsuitable, unvirtuous, venal, vicious, vile, villainous, virtueless, wicked
Associated concepts: bad behavior, bad character, bad faith, bad influence, bad motive, bad reputation, bad repute
Foreign phrases: In facto quod se habet ad bonum et malum, magis de bono quam de malo lex intendit.In an act or deed which may be considered as both good and bad, the law directs its attention more to the good than the bad.
See also: culpable, deleterious, delinquent, deplorable, depraved, detrimental, disastrous, disreputable, harmful, heinous, immoral, imperfect, iniquitous, nefarious, noxious, peccable, peccant, perverse, poor, profane, reprehensible, reprobate, wrongful
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The bad news is the only effective exit strategy in Iraq has now been stymied.
Assessing the likelihood of a favorable trial verdict is at the core of any decision to try or settle a bad faith lawsuit.
In such a context, the bad debt problem would stop growing and have a finite dimension; and at least some of the bad debt could be packaged and sold off to real buyers.
For example, people get depressed when asked to remember a bad hair day.
In a decision which appears to be unusually generous to the broker, the highest Court in New York refused to dismiss a broker's claim that defendants acted in bad faith by prematurely terminating a syndication plan and refusing to recognize the participants to the plan secured by the broker.
If a taxpayer is called on to make a payment on a loan he or she has guaranteed, certain requirements must be met before a bad debt deduction for the payment can be claimed.
But if the insurer's investigation (including that of its counsel) entails harassment of the insured or frivolous or excessive discovery, there may be a basis for a claim for bad faith.
An S shareholder who guarantees a corporation's debt and who is later required to make a payment under the guaranty can deduct the payment as a bad debt, provided it is not deemed a capital contribution.
In contrast to partially worthless debts, a charge-off on the taxpayer's books is not required; however, if the IRS later rules that the debt is only partially worthless, the bad debt deduction is only allowed to the extent of the amount actually charged off on the taxpayer's books.
It was a bad day for Hollywood Park management, as track chairman R.
A payment in discharge of a taxpayer's obligation under such an agreement is treated as a bad debt when all of the following conditions exist:
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