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synonyms for ugly duckling

  • fright
  • no beauty
  • rough diamond
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How to use ugly duckling in a sentence

A gentleman expatiating upon the good looks of women, declared that he had never yet seen an ugly woman.
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One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.
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She looked Mariequita up and down, from her ugly brown toes to her pretty black eyes, and back again.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I was perfectly amazed to see how many little ugly habits I had to correct of which I had not been the least aware.
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He would at once become stubborn and ugly, because he is not used to our quick, nervous, impatient ways.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
But I cannot imagine myself committing suicide—talk about ugly words!
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He has an ugly scar—a knife-cut—across the back of one hand; you can't mistake him if you get sight of him.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I see, too, the faces of all concerned with the sudden ugly signature of alarm where before had been peace.
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A few scratches here and there marred the polish of the frame and one cushion had sustained an ugly rent.
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If any one doubts it let him compare the matrimonial opportunities of the ugly maternal girl and the ugly clever girl.
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WORDS RELATED TO UGLY DUCKLING

  • misfit
  • square peg in round hole
  • ugly duckling
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