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Grossly unfair and morally wrong.‘an iniquitous tax’‘these awards remain an iniquitous system’
dishonourable, unprincipledwicked, sinful, evil, immoral, ImproperView synonyms
- ‘The very idea that he would leak stories to her is preposterous, outrageous, possibly blasphemous and undoubtedly iniquitous.’
- ‘The new dispensation distributed patronage through hierarchical relationships and emphasized iniquitous patron-client alliances over horizontal affinity based on shared heritage and culture.’
- ‘That vote hobbled him, on Thursday night as throughout this campaign, from crystallizing public unease about this iniquitous and illegal war.’
- ‘On the contrary, precisely because they are iniquitous the Church makes an urgent call for freedom of conscience and the duty to oppose.’
- ‘It is always the story of those upholding higher human virtues locked in battle against the wicked and the iniquitous.’
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