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 for seamy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Seamy \Seam"y\, a.
     Having a seam; containing seams, or showing them. "Many a
     seamy scar." --Burns.
     [1913 Webster]
           Everything has its fair, as well as its seamy, side.
                                                    --Sir W.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: showing a seam
      2: morally degraded; "a seedy district"; "the seamy side of
         life"; "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"; "sleazy
         storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly; "the
         sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"-
         James Joyce; "the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and
         betrayal" [syn: seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "seamy":
     abhorrent, contemptible, dark, degenerate, degraded, depraved,
     derogatory, discreditable, dishonorable, disreputable, distasteful,
     foul, ignoble, ignominious, infamous, inglorious, low, nasty,
     notorious, odious, repellent, repulsive, rotten, scurvy, shady,
     shameful, sordid, squalid, ugly, unattractive, unpalatable,
     unpraiseworthy, unrespectable, unsavory, unseemly, unwholesome,

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