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The Apaches looked on from a distance, uttering yells of exultation and making opprobrious gestures.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
"Dirty-nosed" is a common opprobrious expression in Esthonia.
KALEVALA, VOLUME I (OF 2)ANONYMOUS
Cut appears to have been an opprobrious term used by the vulgar when they scolded or abused each other.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 3VARIOUS
But how hard to make a man appear a fool, a blockhead, or a knave, without using any of those opprobrious terms!
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
His editor, Laing, bids us observe “that all these opprobrious terms are copied from Foxe, or rather from the black letter tract.”
JOHN KNOX AND THE REFORMATIONANDREW LANG
His valiant son, a somewhat smaller boy than either Yan or Sam, came near enough to the boundary to hurl opprobrious epithets.
TWO LITTLE SAVAGESERNEST THOMPSON SETON
It is an opprobrious name, given by the enemies of regular physicians.
THE FUNNY SIDE OF PHYSICA. D. CRABTRE
I am not sure as to the meaning of the term but I conceive it to be something opprobrious.
THE CHALICE OF COURAGECYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
He gives the opprobrious title of Nakhazeen to Mohammed Ali's party.
BAHAISM AND ITS CLAIMSSAMUEL GRAHAM WILSON
Pictures of generals or royalties are especially liable to defacement with opprobrious epithets.
A LIBRARIAN'S OPEN SHELFARTHUR E. BOSTWICK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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