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Search phrase: contemptuous

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.81Contemptuous base-born callet as she is,Contemptuous base-borne Callot as she is,
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.9Contemptuous villains, call ye now for truce?Gontemptuous villaines, call ye now for truce?
King JohnKJ II.i.384The flinty ribs of this contemptuous city.The flintie ribbes of this contemptuous Citie,

Glossary

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bratchild [not always with contemptuous connotation]
caitiff[sympathetic or contemptuous] miserable wretch, wretched creature
contemptuouscontemptible, despicable, loathsome
contumeliouscontemptuous, arrogant, insolent
curdog, mastiff, watch-dog [without a contemptuous sense]
hoydayexclamation of contemptuous surprise, impatience
marry trap with you[unclear meaning] insulting or contemptuous exclamation
mountaineer[often contemptuous] mountain-dweller, native of the mountains
slightoffhand, dismissive, contemptuous
spurncontemptuous treatment, scornful rejection

Thesaurus

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contemptuouscontumelious
contemptuousslight
contemptuous treatmentspurn
treatment, contemptuousspurn

Themes and Topics

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Exclamations
Family...her and sire and dam are also used as a contemptuous way of referrring to a father and mothe...
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