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Prospect has defended its quality of care and denied any improprieties.

Aides to Feinstein and Loeffler previously acknowledged that the senators had been in contact with federal law enforcement and denied any impropriety.

His disappearance is reminiscent of past instances in which Beijing has detained business executives without warning for what it sees as impropriety.

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More recently, increased scrutiny over its business practices has led government regulators to crack down on perceived improprieties and some users have shown a slight sway towards a more privacy-oriented search experience.

We’ve been over this to some extent before, evaluating the arguments about alleged improprieties, claims for which there’s no credible evidence.

In these two cases, something other than ideology was, at least ostensibly, at stake—qualifications or some kind of impropriety.

At some funds, the mere suggestion of impropriety can prove fatal, as investors flee.

John Barry on the lonely life of the general—and the early hints of impropriety.

So far Mitt Romney has run a careful, disciplined campaign that has avoided the slightest whiff of impropriety.

Although he denied any sexual impropriety, he admitted giving money to White without the knowledge of his wife.

A gentleman of the bar remarked that he could see no impropriety in a man and his wife a-door-ing each other.

The common experience is that a charge of sexual impropriety comes from information supplied by the female.

Sensible at this point of the extreme impropriety of my presence, I rose, with an apology, to leave.

But we could not without impropriety call either of these assertions an induction from facts respecting the earth.

This the old King had sternly refused; pointing out its impropriety from both a political and a family aspect.


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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impropriety, such as: indecency, barbarism, blunder, gaffe, gaucherie, and goof.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.