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I did not like motor vehicles and had indeed never entered one before, having always maintained their inelegance.
IT PAYS TO SMILENINA WILCOX PUTNAM
Little can be gathered from the scanty remains of his works, except some idea of the harshness and inelegance of his diction.
Its inelegance and rawness are excused in part by its evident solidity and sincerity of appearance.
There was a stiffness and inelegance in his address which prepossessed me strongly against him.
PELHAM, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
For the first time his soul revolted against the dull inelegance of Capel Street.
DUBLINERSJAMES JOYCE
To these had been added here and there pieces of many different styles and shades of modern inelegance.
ONE WOMAN'S LIFEROBERT HERRICK
"I'll say you'll do, Mrs. Stephen Courtlandt," she encouraged with gay inelegance.
THE TRAIL OF CONFLICTEMILIE BAKER LORING
Maurice was struck for a moment, but soon saw that the remark was innocent of any inelegance of speech.
THE PUPPET CROWNHAROLD MACGRATH
In the act there was the inelegance of one whose feelings are nipped and wishes defeated.
Inelegance, in-el′e-gans, n. want of elegance: want of beauty or polish—also Inel′egancy.

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