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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a sordid way.

Usage examples (22)
  • “But you — Amidst this beauty — You are not this ill-conditioned, squalidly bred lad of whom I have been reading?”
  • It would seem that the inevitable accompaniment of such prosperity is the meanness of poorly-built and squalidly-kept suburbs.
  • We perceived that we were not splendid inhabitants of a splendid world, but a crew of underpaid workmen grown squalidly and dismally drunk.
  • So, equally often, I am glad we live where we do, midway, roughly speaking, between the two i.e. not squalidly and not too stricken by her conscience. for more
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