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To my great relief, I was mentioned only once or twice and not in opprobrious terms.

The Apaches looked on from a distance, uttering yells of exultation and making opprobrious gestures.

"Dirty-nosed" is a common opprobrious expression in Esthonia.

Cut appears to have been an opprobrious term used by the vulgar when they scolded or abused each other.

But how hard to make a man appear a fool, a blockhead, or a knave, without using any of those opprobrious terms!

His editor, Laing, bids us observe “that all these opprobrious terms are copied from Foxe, or rather from the black letter tract.”

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On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to opprobrious, such as: null, calumniatory, contemptuous, contumelious, damaging, and debasing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.