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- 1. indelicate, off-color, off-colour, tasteless (vs. tasteful)
- usage: in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent; "an indelicate remark"; "an off-color joke"
- 2. indecorous (vs. decorous), indelicate, improper, indecent
- usage: lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct; "indecorous behavior"
- 3. indelicate, indecent (vs. decent)
- usage: verging on the indecent; "an indelicate proposition"
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