Thesaurus / scurrility

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His tongue might avenge him; scurrility is his strong point.

The Gentleman's Magazine, also, ministered to the gratification of its readers by scurrility like the following.

Not that scurrility and the basest of personalities from Mr O'Connell are either novelties, or difficult to bear.

Indeed, the more exalted the personage, and the more entitled to respect, the greater might be their scurrility.

Next day Boswell repented of the scurrility of what they had written and got Dempster to go with him to retrieve the copy.

The scurrility with which the debates of the Reformation were carried on on both sides is but too well known.

See Shepherd's Poggio, pp. 470, 471, for specimens of the scurrility on both sides.

One pernicious fault, among others, I acknowledge: scurrility has been my besetting sin; it has never really left me.

Satire never in his hands degenerated into savagery or scurrility.

Inasmuch as the Blaine-Cleveland campaign was essentially a campaign of scurrility, this touch was loudly applauded.

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