He began by selling some of his numerous mystery novels on a book finder's web site, then expanded to garage sale scouring for items of dubious value.
The two detectives agreed to keep Baratto at the motel until Monday as neither wanted to waste their weekend checking out his dubious story.
Senor Medena's dubious gaze touched on Carmen, Alondra and Alex – and then went back to Alondra.
After Longhena's date church architecture in Venice declined upon the dubious taste of baroque; the facades of San Moise and of Santa Maria del Giglio are good specimens of this style.
The origin of the name Vaygach is as dubious as its orthography; it has been held to be Dutch (waaien, to blow, and gat, a strait, hence "windy strait") or Russian, in which case it is probably a surname.
This document annulled the Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges, with its schismatic tendencies, but at the same time confirmed the preponderating influence of the king upon the Gallican Church - a concession which in spite of its many dubious aspects at least made the sovereign the natural defender of the Church and gave him the strongest motive for remaining Catholic. The war for the duchy of Urbino (1516-17) entailed disastrous consequences, as from it dates the complete disorganization of papal finance.
Their intervention was prompt; and the dubious attitude of France, which led to her exclusion from the concert and encouraged Mehemet Ali to resist, only led to his obtaining less favorable terms. (See MEHEMET Au.)
In the absence of corroboration, these dubious details must be received with extreme reserve.
Spain was utterly dumb; Italian fervour could only boast the foundation of two small orders of popular preachers - the Passionists (1737), and the Redemptorists, instituted in 1732 by St Alfonso Liguori, who also won for himself a dubious reputation on the unsavoury field of casuistry.
Nor have they even had the dubious merit of success.
For example, a rather dubious adult website managed to get a pagerank of 10.
He had the dubious honor of being the cause of the all time, greatest moment in club history.
Relationships where there is a significant power differential are considered dubious.
Steve tells Catherine he wants to plead manslaughter on grounds of temporary insanity, but she looks dubious about the idea.
The ethically dubious world of patent medicines was born.
The little priest rose with a distinctly dubious grimace.
The use of cluster bombs seems morally dubious.
All those who have swallowed their pride and endured an injustice out of fear of losing their job, or have compromised their values for the same reason, or have worked for a morally dubious company out of fear of being unemployed, know this to be true.
If my claim that the Internet and related technologies will bring an end to war seems dubious at first glance, subsequent glances may leave you even more doubtful.
It relies on the enemy embracing several dubious beliefs: We will launch if they launch, they cannot survive a first strike, they cannot secretly launch.
Here the most indistinct and dubious tradition says that once a tavern stood; the well the same, which tempered the traveller's beverage and refreshed his steed.