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Example sentences from the Web for opprobrious
To my great relief, I was mentioned only once or twice and not in opprobrious terms.
The Apaches looked on from a distance, uttering yells of exultation and making opprobrious gestures.Overland|John William De Forest
"Dirty-nosed" is a common opprobrious expression in Esthonia.Kalevala, Volume I (of 2)|Anonymous
Cut appears to have been an opprobrious term used by the vulgar when they scolded or abused each other.
But how hard to make a man appear a fool, a blockhead, or a knave, without using any of those opprobrious terms!
His editor, Laing, bids us observe “that all these opprobrious terms are copied from Foxe, or rather from the black letter tract.”John Knox and the Reformation|Andrew Lang