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adjective as in illegitimate, illicit

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“Operation Varsity Blues” director Chris Smith, best known for the documentary “Fyre,” about the misbegotten music festival, wasn’t particularly interested in making a film about the Singer episode unless he could find a unique way into the story.

Perhaps Emerson was so convinced by his own misbegotten conclusions in 1995 that he's completely internalized them.

Your Hickey in The Iceman Cometh has become legendary and most recently you played Jim Tyrone in A Moon for the Misbegotten.

Bugis, Sula man, sea gypsy—whichever's your misbegotten stripe—suppose you speak'um.

The road brought you to a desert place among ruins, where was a door in a hillside, and hard by the door a misbegotten pine.

If she's willin' to give that misbegotten child her own Christian name, it won't do for the rest of us to be too toploftical.

The generally accepted belief is that these really represent a misbegotten world.

Despite his words they still snarled and growled like the misbegotten curs they were.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misbegotten, such as: baseborn, bastard, dishonest, disreputable, illegal, and natural.

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