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Meanly concerned only with his own safety, and willing to resort to lying, in order to escape responsibility.
It outrages me that even a bourgeois should so meanly misjudge the aspirations of an active revolutionist.
I used to think meanly of the plumber; but how he shines beside the politician!
He knew by heart a meanly written Roman History, and no passage in Corneille could hold an invincible word.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
And with this he confessed to a distinct feeling of littleness, of having acted meanly or unworthily of himself or of her.
GALLEGHER AND OTHER STORIESRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
I was in Mr. Jones's power—and he meanly withheld from me the books necessary to my further advancement.
You who forget your friends, meanly to follow after those of a higher degree, are a snob.
Just as we were ready to re-embark I met on the seashore a lady, not at all bad looking, but very meanly dressed.
His translation seems to infer, that the gods were in danger of dying, had they not meanly complied with the conqueror.
The Margrave's Palace is a great old Pile, but not very commodious, and meanly furnish'd.

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