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noxious

adj. harmful to health, often referring to nuisances.

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Though that is true, however, it remains a forced (and noxiously theory-driven) reading to find talk of "rights" here.
The influence of Critical Legal Studies is undeniable: Powell assumes that law embodies and inevitably enforces the political preferences of a privileged class, that law denies its own contingency, and that the law's claim to formal, discoverable coherence is noxiously fraudulent.
We eventually glean that scraggly hard-luck case Rainier (Yorick van Wageningen) has been taken on as a sort of houseboy/chauffeur/roughtrade diversion by Duco (Roef Ragas), the noxiously arrogant doctor who'd patched him up after an apparent drug deal gone sour.
Given that this is Aristotle's own explanation, there is nothing "forced" or "noxiously theory-driven" about this explanation.(22)
Hume pulls it all together with sumptuous, high-gloss surfaces and a palette that combines vivid Day-Glos and kitchen-appliance pastels in noxiously offbeat combinations.