bastardised


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Adj.1.bastardised - deriving from more than one source or style
beaux arts, fine arts - the study and creation of visual works of art
impure - combined with extraneous elements
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Rights of citizens, privilege, equity, resource control as enshrined in the constitution, has been bastardised.
Labour MP Paul Flynn "Remainers, aided and abetted by lawyers, are seeking to tell the electorate to sod off" Ukip MP Douglas Carswell "Every area I grew up in has been totally, utterly bastardised into a gentrified hell hole" Lord (John) Bird, founder of the Big Issue "He is rocking, I can easily see him going on" Actor Michael Douglas (pictured) on his film star father Kirk Douglas, who is approaching 100 "I would cry but I didn't want to mess up my eyelashes" Singer Dolly Parton (pictured), an advocate of "lashings" of cosmetics, as she received a lifetime achievement award on reaching 70
I relaxed this rule just once - within two weeks I had lost a national referendum, divided the Conservative Party, split the country and lost my job" George Osborne "Every area I grew up in has been totally, utterly bastardised into a gentrified hell hole" Lord (John) Bird, founder of the Big Issue WRITE Letters Editor Media Wales Ltd, Six Park Street, Cardiff CF10 1XR e-mail readers@walesonline.
Every area I grew up in has been totally, utterly bastardised into a gentrified hell hole Lord (John) Bird, founder of the Big Issue He is rocking, I can easily see him going on Actor Michael Douglas on his veteran film star father Kirk Douglas, who is approaching 100 All I can do is cry, and that's what happens.
He also "departed from the sentiment of modesty, and widely accepted public ideals, giving birth to bastardised scenes of publicised fornication".
It would seem that the very word Socialist has become bastardised amongst many in the party, who seem only too willing to follow a consenus set by the Tory press.
But this is Ireland, where an expression of "regret" is real currency - a bit like a bastardised version of Monopoly, you get out of jail free, pass Go and collect [euro]27million.
I like this quote, although I've bastardised it here.
On the quaint streets of this neighbourhood, you are unlikely to find kitsch souvenir shops, bastardised baguette-sandwich stalls or currency bureaux.
The first set was a thing of beauty, the best to have graced this tournament at this stage for many a year, due completely to the fact it was free from the Bollettieristyle, one-dimensional, slugging, grunting, forehandoriented tennis that has bastardised the women's game.
The action is preceded with a bastardised version of the Shipping Forecast which is, in its own words, "variable" and with "flashes of silliness".
The city council has adopted its own take on Pol Pot's Year Zero - in which cultural legacies were bastardised and obliterated - in its policy on public art.