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synonyms for offscourings

  • debris
  • rubbish
  • scrap
  • trash
  • dreck
  • dregs
  • dross
  • excess
  • hogwash
  • junk
  • leavings
  • leftovers
  • litter
  • offal
  • rubble
  • ruins
  • rummage
  • slop
  • sweepings
  • swill

antonyms for offscourings

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  • possessions
  • sense
  • development
  • hoarding
  • saving
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How to use offscourings in a sentence

It was not so easy to fill the empty berth in the forecastle, even from the offscourings of the docks.
SHEILA OF BIG WRECK COVEJAMES A. COOPER
There were also present one or two reporters, and a posse of the offscourings of Stoneleigh small-boydom.
THE RIGHT STUFFIAN HAY
At first the Christians were the miserable offscourings of society, slaves, criminals, and lunatics.
VISIONARIESJAMES HUNEKER
Were they not sectaries, fanatics, visionaries, the very offscourings of human nature?
FAUSTUSFRIEDRICH MAXIMILIAN VON KLINGER
The place was thronged with the offscourings of Paris, and Hervagault found himself in congenial quarters.
CELEBRATED CLAIMANTS FROM PERKIN WARBECK TO ARTHUR ORTONANONYMOUS
All the world had turned to California; its riffraff and offscourings as well as its true men.
GOLDSTEWART WHITE
It will be remembered these foreign regiments of Napoleonic wars were composed of the offscourings of Europe.
CANADA: THE EMPIRE OF THE NORTHAGNES C. LAUT
The offscourings of prison and dockyards, sent over to work on the plantations before slave labor was introduced.
THE MINUTE MAN OF THE FRONTIERW. G. PUDDEFOOT
A populace composed of the offscourings of all nations—the dirtiest, roughest, one can imagine.
JONATHAN AND HIS CONTINENTMAX O'RELL
These offscourings of mankind are to be received into your territory and your cities that you may carry on war.
THE OXFORD REFORMERSFREDERIC SEEBOHM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OFFSCOURINGS

  • debris
  • dreck
  • dregs
  • dross
  • excess
  • hogwash
  • junk
  • leavings
  • leftovers
  • litter
  • offal
  • offscourings
  • rubbish
  • rubble
  • ruins
  • rummage
  • scrap
  • slop
  • sweepings
  • swill
  • trash
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.