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The people who were predestined to be lost they described as reprobate, and this word we still use, but with a different meaning.
A reprobate nowadays is a person who is looked upon as hopelessly bad, and the word is also sometimes used jokingly.
I know he is a hot-blooded old reprobate—that father of yours.
DROSSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
What's me or that drunken old reprobate out there to the likes of you?
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
That a base reprobate should become a Marquis and a peer of Parliament was in accordance with the constitution of the country.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
She longed to hate, to reprobate, and to shudder at the actual name of the wretch who had robbed her friend of a husband's heart.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
"I believe the darned old reprobate was lyin' to us," he remarked, when the horseman disappeared into a coulee.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
The Dissenters had some favour at Court, but in the University they were looked upon as utterly reprobate.
OXFORDANDREW LANG
Having drunk some of the liquor, this extremely indolent reprobate lay down on his bed again, and in five minutes was fast asleep.
The tragedy was discovered and there seem to have been solemn family deliberations regarding the probable fate of the reprobate.
RICHARD WAGNERJOHN F. RUNCIMAN

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