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But, unfortunately women are dressing up provocatively, which is leading to deviation in society," state industry minister Kailash Vijayvargiya said.
Angel Hel sparks a red alert POSING provocatively in a new line of lacy lingerie she designed herself, Helena Christensen still attracts lingering looks.
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study suggests that college-aged men are very likely to remember a woman's initial sexual interest (attraction or rejection), especially when the woman in question is thought to be attractive, is dressed more provocatively, and expresses positive sexual interest.
A BANK worker was sacked for dressing too provocatively.
You keep saying you want to put your past behind you but you come out dressed a bit provocatively.
She was the provocatively precocious adolescent who co-wrote and played the bad influence in ``Thirteen.
The ritual function of festivals became less politically integrative in the eighteenth century, and Curcio-Nagy provocatively suggests that in Mexico City, conflicts over the rituals of rule had already targeted the King as the father of Bourbon tyranny rather than a messianic monarch who will save his abused people.
Spread over a series of vertiginous terraces on the edge of a former tangerine plantation, the exposed cliffside site is the antithesis of the cramped slivers of leftover urban space that are Bow-Wow's more usual milieu, but their response to context still is as provocatively inventive.
Passersby gawk as Andrea Fraser, prompted by an Acoustiguide tour, rubs her body provocatively against Frank Gehry's Bilbao Guggenheim interior in Little Frank and His Carp, 2001.
Years before Madonna draped herself provocatively in the American flag and decades before Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction robbed her of her broadcasting powers, Lynda Carter was forging those pathways and more.
Even more provocatively, the researchers suggest that Genghis Khan himself had this particular version of the Y.
From the moment in early July when Macdonald and Cripton announced plans for what they provocatively titled Requiem 9/11, the project was immersed in controversy.