(1) But the dissolute West presents another - and who knows?(2) In the book, young architect Guy Haines accidentally meets Charles Anthony Bruno, a dissolute , alcoholic playboy, when they wind up seated together on a cross-country train journey.(3) Why did I associate with such a dissolute bunch?(4) Although many British journalists of my acquaintance verge on the dissolute - sloppy drunks trying to cadge a free meal - Michael, an American who was shortly to become an English legend, outdid them all.(5) Countless examples could be cited - including earlier works by Regnault himself - that predict the dissolute male figure and white-skinned women.(6) He was careless, dissolute , and ambitious; - idle, or doing mischief.(7) But I truly believe that Vegas serves as a refuge for those not permitted to be dissolute in their native environments.(8) They believe this country is the only hope of the world and they feel that this country is becoming more and more powerful on the one hand, but on the other, is rapidly growing more dissolute .(9) Some see this electric music as a dissolute phase and some perceive it as tired, evidence of an aging talent attempting to be contemporary.(10) I think this album is tremendous in several places, in fact; a messy, dissolute record that pulls off the stunt of being musically emotionally open while lyrically open to interpretation.(11) What I discovered in Bruce Hindmarsh's learned biography was that Newton became a convert not because of his disgust for the slave trade, but because of his horror at the dissolute life he had led.(12) He makes his way with difficulty through the world, in part because he also is dissolute and perennially poor.(13) He is losing public sympathy, not out of revulsion over his dissolute private life, but rather as a result of allegations that he abused his office to secure perks for his lovers, including a visa for his mistress's nanny.(14) He has a hard time making the clichÔö£┬« metamorphosis from dissolute wanderer to committed hero come across, but that is mostly due to problems in the script's pacing.(15) The action begins with a group of dissolute rich folks chatting in some tropical hideaway while oppressed throngs gather ominously at the gates.(16) But his brain was so rotted with drink and dissolute living that whenever he put it to work it behaved like an old engine that had gone haywire from being dipped in lard.