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Definition of Opprobriously
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Literary usage of Opprobriously
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1. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1884)
"... namely, that the chief portion of fish brought by water was the cheaper kind, what was opprobriously called offal fish, though he strongly objected to ..."
2. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: To by John Walker (1806)
"To SCANDAL, skun'ii'il. va To treat opprobriously, to charge falsely ... Censoriously, opprobriously ; shamefully, ill to a degree that gives publick о! ..."
3. The Works of John Jewel by John Jewel, John Ayre (1850)
"[21 opprobriously triumphing over them leap, Conf.] [2J Jewel omits Harding's reply to these paragraphs as containing nothing worthy of notice. ..."
4. Our Presidents and Their Office: Including Parallel Lives of the Presidents by William Estabrook Chancellor (1912)
"The former are "brights" (opprobriously styled ... the latter are "browns" (opprobriously 1See p ..."
5. Webster's Elementary-school Dictionary: Abridged from Webster's New by Noah Webster (1914)
"Papal doctrines and practices; — used opprobriously. pop'gnn' ... Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church ; — used opprobriously. pop'lar ..."
6. Report of the Trial of an Action on the Case, Brought by Silvanus Miller by Mordecai Manuel Noah, L. H. Clarke, Silvanus Miller (1823)
"He scouted at the often Ans. He has spoken of him opprobriously— particularly since the transaction: before that time, he spoke of him opprobriously as a ..."