half-naked


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half-naked

Partially undressed. The phrase is sometimes used hyperbolically by someone who considers another's attire not conservative enough. Thinking only my mom was outside, I came out of the dressing room half-naked and, to my horror, saw some older girls from school. You can't wear shorts like that to church, you look half-naked! Go change right now!
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"Yes, a fowl." Peppino, turning around, shouted, "A fowl for his excellency!" His voice yet echoed in the archway when a handsome, graceful, and half-naked young man appeared, bearing a fowl in a silver dish on his head, without the assistance of his hands.
She screamed and begged for mercy, but nothing stopped the men from brutally thrashing the 19-year-old with sticks, stripping her and parading her half-naked. These men were her own family and she was being punished.
Summary: Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 15 (ANI): Two Telugu Desan Party (TDP) MLAs, along with party workers, staged half-naked protest against the withdrawal of Z+ category security to former chief minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday.
A still unidentified woman was found with head wounds and half-naked in this city Saturday morning.
These ordinances are: drinking in public; smoking ban; half-naked in public; minors violating curfew; and adults or minors involved in riots or gang wars.
Princess Diana's surprising reaction upon seeing a poster of half-naked women in the submarine has just been revealed.
The Zambian artiste whose real name is Cynthia Kayula Bwalya, shared the controversial half-naked pictures which have been trending on different social media platforms for days now.
As to why he objected to the presence of women, Montazeri said, "When a woman goes to a stadium and is faced with half-naked men in sports clothes and sees them, it will lead to sin."
A 30-year-old man was given a four-month suspended jail sentence on Friday after his three-year-old son was found wandering the streets of Paphos half-naked at 3am on Wednesday.
The half-naked body of Roldan Antipuesto was recovered at the old library parking area along Legarda street.
A 'HALF-NAKED' man was seen fleeing from a heavy police presence in Ainsdale, residents said.
One of the policemen said they rushed to the street when they spotted a group of streetwalkers gathered around a half-naked man.
Half-naked David Broadhead then headed to a pal's house, leaving his clothing and mobile phone behind.
To put a poster featuring a half-naked woman clutching a sign which reads 'Ride Me All Day for PS3' on the back of a bus.