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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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Units not in SWA should submit a Quality Deficiency Report (QDR) to receive credit for the bad bolt.
Thus, taxpayers may accelerate the deduction for some portion of the bad-debt reserve if entries to the allowance account are accompanied by contemporaneous documentation indicating that the allowance is intended to reflect the partial worthlessness of specifically identifiable business bad debts occurring within the tax year.
One important question is whether the bad news should be clearly mentioned when inviting the parents to the meeting.
The bad news is apparently she really believes the crap in her new book and there's plenty more where that came from.
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Despite good internal controls and training, most of America's largest insurance companies eventually face bad faith allegations.
A recent round of Japanese official explanations of the task was framed in a three-year, seven-year plan, with half the currently assessed bad debts resolved in the first three years, and the rest later.
In LaFrance's experiment, the dependent variable was a change in attitude--whether the person felt less smart, less sociable, and embarrassed as a result of his or her own perception of having bad hair.
Two conditions must be met to deduct nonbusiness bad debts.
"Bad Girls" promises titillation; correspondingly, its curated delivery of PG-rated eroticism also implies that female sexuality is coy and nonthreatening, and even cute.
"The right of the principal to terminate [a broker's] authority is absolute and unrestricted, except only that he may not do it in bad faith, and as a mere device to escape the payment of the broker's commissions.
9 : serious 2, severe <a bad cold> <in bad trouble>