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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Abusive language; improper treatment.

Usage examples (35)
  • There he remained, weeping indignantly at her stream of obloquy, bitterly ashamed of his tears, until it was time for supper.
  • He has rivalled in obloquy Marx himself, with the additional effect of being a much more nearly present danger.
  • He shrugged his shoulders as if the obloquy were a tangible load that could be shifted.
  • Envy, too, has had its share in the obloquy which is cast upon this office. for more
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