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There was, however, so much nastiness of the kind going, that his little effort made no great difference.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
But Gordon wasn't too surprised when his relief showed up two hours late; he'd half-expected some such nastiness from Trench.
POLICE YOUR PLANETLESTER DEL REY
Some can swim, and some cannot; those that cannot are standing in the slime near the side, stirring up its nastiness.
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
What girl would look at a man who likes such nastiness—let alone drink or sleep with him?
THE WORKS OF LUCIAN OF SAMOSATA, V. 4LUCIAN OF SAMOSATA
There's something revolting in the idea that it's necessary a young girl should be instructed in that sort of nastiness.
VANDOVER AND THE BRUTEFRANK NORRIS
But, as a matter of fact, she was plain angry that her romance should be dragged into the nastiness of office gossip.
THE JOBSINCLAIR LEWIS
In one column of a paper we see a grand ethical discussion, and in another the droppings of most accursed nastiness.
THE ABOMINATIONS OF MODERN SOCIETYREV. T. DE WITT TALMAGE
Its filth and nastiness is almost beyond belief, and is the efficient cause of its great sickliness in summer.
THE LIFE OF ISAAC INGALLS STEVENS, VOLUME I (OF 2)HAZARD STEVENS
Nastiness beyond account, and chaos run loose in the midst of the nastiness.
IF, YES AND PERHAPSEDWARD EVERETT HALE
Thu worse thu mizzable he-critters be, thu moah yuh giggle at theah nastiness!
THE SONG OF THE WOLFFRANK MAYER
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WORDS RELATED TO NASTINESS

  • despitefulness
  • enmity
  • evil
  • hate
  • hatred
  • ill will
  • indignity
  • malice
  • maliciousness
  • malignancy
  • malignity
  • meanness
  • nastiness
  • spite
  • spitefulness
  • venomousness
  • viciousness
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