Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The vilest means were often resorted to by these sheets to obtain their end.

I know personally one of them, who is a Scrooge, and of the vilest.

He's a member of the vilest crowd of the whole lot, and he's there night after night.'

You're at the mercy of the vilest wretch that's got an ounce of gold in his filthy poke.

While the lamp holds out to burn, The vilest rebel may return.

In what does Nyssia now differ from the most shameless hetaira, from the vilest of courtesans?

They allowed men of the vilest character to be ordained as priests.

I have found them, almost invariably, the vilest, meanest and basest of their class.

It would be the vilest cruelty not to take him along, I thought.

Perhaps the vilest of the vile once were ministers of the Gospel.