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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Arrogantly insolent.

Usage examples (33)
  • SYDNEY GEDGE long been object of contumelious attention.
  • Wherefore a gloss on Rom. 1: 30, "contumelious, proud," says:
  • Who before was a blasphemer and a persecutor and contumelious.
  • He heard the contumelious expression of the Pharisee, "this Publican." for more
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