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It is a vile world because it is an under-educated world, unreasonable, suspicious, base and ferocious.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
While he grieved over the loss of our little one, you conceived a vile plot to 'get even,' Oh, you—liar!
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Let no opportunity be missed of exposing the true character of the vile and selfish agitators of the Anti-corn-law league.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
But she was his mother, and even her harsh nature shuddered before the task of instructing him in this vile thing.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And having not the use of feet they are carried upon shoulders, declaring to men how vile they are.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Vile aniseed brandy—liquid fire—was sold cheap, and many a man who began the day cool and sober ended it as a raving madman.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The fanatical Fra Rupert and the low, vile-tongued Catanaise are not tragic characters.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Her other neighbor fared little better; and in short the lady of the house made a vile impression.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
Could I have been led to believe that the vile mockery of the cynic was applicable to one in my forlorn and desperate situation?
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
Their profession requires vile and submissive slaves, who never have the audacity to reason.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VILE

  • awful
  • base
  • contemptible
  • despicable
  • dirty
  • disliked
  • execrable
  • faulty
  • harmful
  • hateful
  • horrible
  • inferior
  • low
  • mean
  • miserable
  • no good
  • outrageous
  • poor
  • rotten
  • second-rate
  • shoddy
  • slovenly
  • terrible
  • unpopular
  • unwelcome
  • vicious
  • vile
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