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synonyms for scurrilous

  • defamatory
  • indecent
  • insulting
  • lewd
  • obscene
  • offending
  • outrageous
  • salacious
  • scandalous
  • slanderous
  • abusive
  • coarse
  • contumelious
  • dirty
  • filthy
  • foul
  • gross
  • infamous
  • invective
  • low
  • nasty
  • offensive
  • opprobrious
  • raunchy
  • ribald
  • scabrous
  • shameless
  • smutty
  • truculent
  • vituperative
  • vituperatory
  • vituperous
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antonyms for scurrilous

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  • clean
  • decent
  • moral
  • pure
  • polite
  • upright
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How to use scurrilous in a sentence

Whether he was hurt or not, Wilkinson could talk, for he was pouring out scurrilous epithets.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
At my first appearance, many of the young members affronted me highly, and demanded several scurrilous questions.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
In Grundtvig, the taunting degenerates into a scurrilous tirade.
THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULFCHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER
The alleged oath is scurrilous, wicked and libelous and must be the invention of an impious and venomous mind.
THE MODERN KU KLUX KLANHENRY PECK FRY
The old scurrilous ballads against the mass and relics were heard in the streets.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
I imagine to myself the scowl of your spiritual eye upon the profanity of that scurrilous Ursa Major.
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
Here she was subjected to constant insolence and scurrilous language from the foreman and the men working with her.
MAKING BOTH ENDS MEETSUE AINSLIE CLARK AND EDITH WYATT
He is of the Warburtonian school; and, consequently, very insolent and very scurrilous; but I shall never reply a word to him.
LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID HUME, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN HILL BURTON
Each column is an acrostic of the name Martinvs Luthervs, making 80 scurrilous epithets.
THE BOOK OF VAGABONDS AND BEGGARSANONYMOUS
But he writes in scurrilous papers—he is on the staff of the Norwegian Punch.
MR PUNCH'S POCKET IBSEN - A COLLECTION OF SOME OF THE MASTER'S BEST KNOWN DRAMASF. ANSTEY
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WORDS RELATED TO SCURRILOUS

  • censorious
  • contumelious
  • defamatory
  • derisive
  • disparaging
  • insolent
  • insulting
  • invective
  • libelous
  • obloquious
  • offensive
  • opprobrious
  • reproachful
  • reviling
  • rude
  • sarcastic
  • scathing
  • scolding
  • scurrilous
  • sharp-tongued
  • slanderous
  • traducing
  • upbraiding
  • vilifying
  • vituperative
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