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Neal Katyal, a Georgetown law professor arguing on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, said the broad ruling sought by Catholic Social Services would open the door to invidious discrimination — not just against LGBTQ couples.
SUPREME COURT APPEARS POISED TO RULE FOR FOSTER CARE AGENCY AGAINST LGBTQ COUPLESCHRIS JOHNSONNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Unfortunately, the yoke of the foreigner came in more invidious guise.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
It is, therefore, (p. 224) a matter of individual taste, and further comparisons would be invidious and perhaps unjust.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
There was little indeed to be amused at here except his choice of the particular invidious name.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
Several exceptions must be understood; but to select them would be invidious.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
That invidious task they leave to the unsuccessful novelists.
HOW TO FAIL IN LITERATUREANDREW LANG
We will not take upon ourselves the invidious office of settling precedency between two such writers.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
But this is a list that might be almost indefinitely extended, and still would seem invidious.
THE QUIVER 3/1900ANONYMOUS
“Yes, you must have a lot of places,” the Colonel concurred, while his view of her shining raiment had an invidious directness.
THE MARRIAGESHENRY JAMES
Both of these objects belong to my plan; yet my strictures shall not be personal, or invidious.
INTERNATIONAL WEEKLY MISCELLANY, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY 8, 1850VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INVIDIOUS

  • abhorrent
  • abusive
  • annoying
  • atrocious
  • biting
  • cutting
  • detestable
  • disagreeable
  • discourteous
  • disgusting
  • distasteful
  • dreadful
  • embarrassing
  • evil
  • foul
  • ghastly
  • grisly
  • gross
  • hideous
  • horrible
  • impertinent
  • insolent
  • invidious
  • irritating
  • nasty
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