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seamy

adjective uk   us   /ˈsiː.mi/
(of a situation) unpleasant because of a connection with dishonest behaviour, violence, and illegal sex: The film vividly portrays the seamy side of life in the London of the early 70s.
Translations of “seamy”
in Chinese (Traditional) (情形)醜惡的,骯髒的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (情形)丑恶的,肮脏的…
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