sordid

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • Follow him home, and you find him in his family a mean and sordid soul. Cited from Life and Conduct, by J. Cameron Lees
  • For one year he would be free from all sordid demands on his time and energy. Cited from The Divine Fire, by May Sinclair
  • It seems a pretty sordid sense, looking back from where we've got to now. Cited from The Second Latchkey, by Williamson
  • But how it would hurt me to give it up in such a sordid way! Cited from Set in Silver, by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  • No sordid cost our steps can stay, We travel free as air. Cited from Pipe and Pouch, by Various
  • This is just one of many notable sordid events at the location.
  • What does a poet want with a knowledge of the world, in the common, sordid sense? Cited from Big Game, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Why cannot some good man tell the sordid truth? Cited from The Chequers, by James Runciman
  • He needs these to draw his thoughts away from sordid things out into the far spaces. Cited from The Vitalized School, by Francis B. Pearson
  • But back of his sordid methods there was something of the soul of an artist. Cited from Love Stories, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • We now enter upon the last act of the sordid drama. Cited from Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle, by Mary Edith Durham
  • My pride was then all I had; it kept me above the sordid life about me. Cited from The Imaginary Marriage, by Henry St. John Cooper
  • He had never doubted his ability to do so even in the sordid days. Cited from The Common Law, by Robert W. Chambers
  • She could not go to him, sit down and draw the sordid pictures she had seen so often. Cited from The Ragged Edge, by Harold MacGrath
  • A few minutes earlier he had been in the sordid and dreadful office. Cited from The Price of Love, by Arnold Bennett
  • Fate could perhaps have broken her spirit only in one way, by casting her upon the sordid. Cited from The Beach of Dreams, by H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • The first part is a very dark and sordid story.
  • The wealth of most members also put them above the more sordid temptations. Cited from Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul, by T. G. Tucker
  • Those who know my natural turn of mind will not ascribe this to sordid views. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X (of 12), by Burke
  • The area around the Main Point hotel developed a somewhat sordid reputation.
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