contumely

All Adverb Noun
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  • Both powers had refused the offer, and refused it with something like contumely. Cited from Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-14 by Motley
  • Besides, what do you mean, by words of contumely from my lips? Cited from Tancred, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • And as the contumely is greater towards God, so the danger is greater towards men. Cited from Essays of Francis Bacon
  • To have done so would have been to bring upon one's self genuine contumely. Cited from Jesuits in North America, by Francis Parkman
  • We would cast aside with contumely the field of power and of extension. Cited from Sadhana, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Oh, let me speak no longer of the contumely we endured during those bitter days! Cited from Prince Eugene, by Louisa Muhlbach
  • A good man bears a contumely worse Than he would do an injury. Cited from Beggars Bush, by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  • Both had tried to buy it; and both had been refused with contumely. Cited from A Woman Named Smith, by Marie Conway Oemler
  • Then she would spurn me with contumely, and I would be my own man again. Cited from Such is Life, by Tom Collins
  • Peter asked for more money and was refused with contumely. Cited from The Purple Heights, by Marie Conway Oemler
  • And yet, and yet -- is not all this contumely a part of my punishment? Cited from A Book of Burlesques, by H. L. Mencken
  • Moreover, any such sudden wealth would draw upon them suspicion and contumely. Cited from The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • Then, then, I was a thing whose very touch thy creed might count a contumely. Cited from Alroy, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • He poured contumely on their private life, on their personal appearance, with the best conscience in the world. Cited from The Bostonians, Vol. I (of II), by Henry James
  • Why do we suffer ourselves to be so affected by the contumely she has endeavored to cast upon us? Cited from The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon by W. Irving #5
  • Why do you not hate Felix, who drove his friend from his door with contumely? Cited from Frankenstein, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • You may find yourself constrained to fill your offices with men who can face down the contumely of a whole people. Cited from The Grandissimes, by George Washington Cable
  • For some time, he did not make a single convert, and gained nothing but contumely and abuse. Cited from Self Help; Conduct & Perseverance by Samuel Smiles
  • What had he then done to burden himself with the cruelty and contumely of the world? Cited from The Merchant of Berlin, by L Muhlbach
  • If it be contumely, He heard it first when He drove out the devils. Cited from World's Great Sermons, Volume I, edited by Grenville Kleiser
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