ignobly

All Adverb
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  • Afterwards, rather ignobly, he tried to explain in his public-school French. Cited from The Research Magnificent, by H.G. Wells
  • If we should try, all that would follow would be that we should play a large part ignobly and shamefully. Cited from Complete State of the Union Addresses
  • I could see she thought I was lying ignobly. Cited from Man and Maid, by Elinor Glyn
  • Yet was he tempted, not ignobly, but by reason of his love for her. Cited from The Wings of the Morning, by Louis Tracy
  • A throne which is filled most ignobly at present, and only filled at all through my birth and my family's influence. Cited from Three Weeks, by Elinor Glyn
  • We do not regard the life which closed in the martyr's fire as ended ignobly. Cited from Imaginations and Reveries,(A.E.) G. W. Russell
  • Oh, rather let me lose, Than so ignobly trifle with his heart. Cited from The Works of John Dryden, Vol. 5 (of 18), ed. by Walter Scott
  • She felt at once enhanced and protected by the ignobly dressed crowd about her. Cited from The Bent Twig, by Dorothy Canfield
  • Why should he not do nobly that which journalists did ignobly and without principle? Cited from Lost Illusions, by Honore De Balzac [Tr.: Ellen Marriage]
  • But the great mass are both badly taught, and are also brought up on a lower plane than is right, brought up ignobly. Cited from Matthew Arnold, by G.W.E. Russell
  • Never was warrior so ignobly driven or dragged from a field of victory. Cited from Watch Yourself Go By, by Al. G. Field
  • His face gave the lie direct to his speech, and his little manoeuvre for keeping the earnest-money failed ignobly. Cited from Two Trips to Gorilla Land 1, Richard F. Burton
  • But not all are true; some, who have been especially favored, ignobly flee. Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2, by Warner
  • I am very insignificant, and shall go out ignobly. Cited from The Trespasser, by D.H. Lawrence
  • O thou most noble, here ignobly laid, Even enemies methinks must mourn thy fate! Cited from Sophocles: The Seven Plays in English Verse, by Lewis Campbell
  • He therefore seduced her first and she then failed ignobly, merely wetting her stockings. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • Then just as fast as Musica rose, he fell -- and this time almost as ignobly as he had three years before.
  • The "bed" was not made for those knightly fish to lie ignobly upon. Cited from My Tropic Isle, by E J Banfield
  • We grow nobly like what we adore through love and ignobly like what we contemplate through hate. Cited from Imaginations and Reveries,(A.E.) G. W. Russell
  • To die a Prince -- or live a slave-- Thy choice is most ignobly brave! Cited from The Works Of Lord Byron, Vol. 3 (of 7), by Lord Byron
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