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synonyms for scurvy

  • dirty
  • abject
  • base
  • beggarly
  • contemptible
  • despicable
  • dishonest
  • mean
  • pitiable
  • shabby
  • sordid
  • tawdry
  • vile
  • coarse
  • filthy
  • nasty
  • base
  • blue
  • low
  • mean
  • unclean
  • contemptible
  • despicable
  • immoral
  • impure
  • indecent
  • lewd
  • off-color
  • ribald
  • risqué
  • salacious
  • scatological
  • smutty
  • sordid
  • squalid
  • unchaste
  • uncleanly
  • vile
  • vulgar
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How to use scurvy in a sentence

A note was discovered in 1859 suggesting Franklin died onboard, though dozens of crew members, facing scurvy and starvation in the icy conditions, are believed to have set out on foot in a doomed attempt to reach the Canadian mainland.
VANISHED: 6 UNSOLVED AND BAFFLING DISAPPEARANCESSOHINI DAS GUPTAJULY 21, 2021OZY
As any 18th century sailor will tell you, scurvy is no joke.
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After three of her expedition partners had left the island in an attempt to reach Siberia, she was left to care for the last member of their group, who was sick with scurvy.
BEST OF OZY: BADASS WOMEN OF HISTORYSEAN CULLIGANMAY 28, 2021OZY
It struck him that the indigenous inhabitants of the Arctic didn’t suffer from scurvy despite having no access to fresh fruit or other known scurvy-fighting foods.
THE ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION THAT CHANGED MODERN MEDICINEJULIAN SANCTONMAY 12, 2021TIME
For all who were able to stomach them, penguin and seal steaks reversed the effects of scurvy.
THE ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION THAT CHANGED MODERN MEDICINEJULIAN SANCTONMAY 12, 2021TIME
Knight — already suffering from scurvy — and Crawford attempted to cross the ice via sled to seek help, but had to turn back.
THE WOMAN WHO SURVIVED TWO YEARS ALONE IN THE ARCTICFIONA ZUBLINDECEMBER 9, 2020OZY
You have had the impudence to have your bread baked under the ashes, you scurvy beggar!
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Such as were sick of the scurvy or other diseases have not wanted physick or chyrurgery.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
It was far more likely that she would reserve her scurvy tricks for some one else.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
We were able to send the sufferers from scurvy to range the woods.
CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
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WORDS RELATED TO SCURVY

  • abject
  • base
  • beggarly
  • contemptible
  • despicable
  • dirty
  • dishonest
  • mean
  • pitiable
  • scurvy
  • shabby
  • sordid
  • tawdry
  • vile
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.