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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 they don't think much of the Democrats either.
One of the most difficult decisions facing an insurance company executive and trial counsel is whether to fight a bad faith claim by taking it to trial or to simply pay a settlement that may be far more than the claim is worth, but likely cheaper than the cost of a trial or, worse, paying a runaway jury verdict.
Why is everyone focused obsessively on the bad debt problem, when Japan's economy is suffering from many other structural problems as well?
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A review of some of the cases provides further insight into our Courts' interpretation of what constitutes bad faith.
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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.
The appellate court ultimately ruled that sworn statements before a lawsuit and depositions and other typical discovery after commencement of the suit were permissible and, in and of themselves, did not constitute bad faith.
Did you know that bad breath develops as bacteria accumulate on the teeth to form plaque, tartar and ultimately, periodontitis?
In Generis, 405 US 93 (1972), the Supreme Court considered whether the taxpayer's payment under an indemnification agreement qualified as a business or nonbusiness bad debt.
A business bad debt generally originates as a result of credit sales to customers representing goods sold or services provided.
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