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Search phrase: contemptible

Plays

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Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.75To shine on my contemptible estate.To shine on my contemptible estate.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.iii.180as you know all, hath a contemptible spirit.(as you know all) hath a contemptible spirit.

Glossary

 21 result(s).
abjectmean-spirited, despicable, contemptible
basenesslowly activity, contemptible work
baubling, bawblingcontemptible, trifling, piddling
churlvillain, contemptible fellow
contemneddespised, contemptible, despicable
contemptibledespised, despicable, lowly
contemptiblescornful, disdainful, full of contempt
contemptuouscontemptible, despicable, loathsome
filthynasty, contemptible, disgusting
jadedlow-bred, ignoble, contemptible
looseimmoral, improper, contemptible
lousycontemptible, vile, despicable
scald, scall, scauldcontemptible, vile, scabby
scallcontemptible, vile, scabby
scauldcontemptible, vile, scabby
scornfulscorned, contemptible, derided
scurvycontemptible, despicable, wretched
scurvy-valiantsupremely worthless, heartily contemptible
vileshameful, contemptible, wretched
weakcontemptible, despicable, dishonourable
worthlessunworthy, contemptible, ignoble

Thesaurus

 20 result(s).
contemptiblecontemned
contemptibleweak
contemptiblecontemptuous
contemptibleabject
contemptiblescurvy
contemptiblevile
contemptiblescald, scall, scauld
contemptiblebaubling, bawbling
contemptiblejaded
contemptibleworthless
contemptiblelousy
contemptiblescornful
contemptibleloose
contemptiblefilthy
contemptible fellowchurl
contemptible workbaseness
contemptible, heartilyscurvy-valiant
fellow, contemptiblechurl
heartily contemptiblescurvy-valiant
work, contemptiblebaseness
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