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Each case involves alleged sex trafficking of a minor — a crime that carries inordinate scorn relative to other crimes and even relative to its potential prison sentence.
If you have a pool, you probably spend an inordinate amount of time dreaming of this day all winter.
What’s more, the Capitol insurrection on January 6 featured an inordinate number of veterans in the attacking mob.
But the inordinate and fortuitous gains from land are really only one example from a general class.
She slid into the silence with a technicality, asking if John still took his old inordinate amount of sugar.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The companies are declared to be impoverished by the taking of inordinate numbers of apprentices.
And was the empty purse supposed to be especially significant of an inordinate fondness for phonograph music—or what?
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
He fought back his despair, his jealousy, his inordinate fear.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
He had, however, become independent at too early an age, and this had brought into play his natural inordinate vanity.
He had, like most Frenchmen, an inordinate vanity, and loved incense from all ranks and conditions.

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