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adjective (IMMORAL)    /ˈskwɒl.ɪd/ US  /ˈskwɑː.lɪd/
(of situations and activities) not moral; involving sex and drugs, etc. in an unpleasant way: It's the usual squalid rock star tale of drugs, sex, and overdoses.Morally wrong and evilDishonestRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky squalor     /ˈskwɒl.ər/ US  /ˈskwɑː.lɚ/ noun [U] It was a dirty, damp, smelly flat - the usual student squalor.Dirt and untidiness
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