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People tend to have a strong reaction to smells, and a present that makes its receiver wretch is no gift at all.

Many of us ink-stained wretches would give anything to have his writing chops.

So you are the one who is at the bottom of this, you wretch you!

The haggard wretch was equally incapacitated, only her condition was mental.

An utterly undeserving wretch defeated a neophyte vulgarian.

After the wretch had stabbed her in three places, he went to make his escape out at a window; but she cried out, My dear!

It was evident that the dread of another period of prison life was strong upon the trembling wretch.

If only the poor wretch next door knew what was in store for him!

There was a long stretch of wood country, where the wretch's most inhuman deeds had been located.

You don't think I am going to suffer Maude's children to be domineered over by a wretch of a step-mother—perhaps poisoned.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wretch, such as: rascal, beggar, blackguard, brute, bum, and caitiff.

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