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Word: bigot

Definition: one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)


Sentences Containing 'bigot'

Arnaud de La Porte became a key figure in the “Grande Société”, acting as Bigot’s protector in the office of the colonies.
But Hocquart’s successor, François Bigot, proved more cooperative.
Fred Trueman thought "he was a snob, bad-mannered, ignorant and a bigot" Brown did not like Trueman either and threatened to send the Yorkshire fast bowler home, but May smoothed things over.
In the event, the British conquest of New France brought an end to all these manoeuvrings and Bigot soon after his return home to France was made to stand trial on corruption charges.
Inflation was making it harder for the common colonist to survive, let alone prosper, and when the Seven Years' War broke out, in 1756, the situation in Canada became chronically critical. This however did not stop Bigot during his dozen year intendancy and a small group of wealthy and powerful locals called the “Grande Compagnie”, from making a profit.
Meanwhile, Arnaud’s protégé François Bigot went on to serve as Intendant of New-France during increasingly difficult times for the colony.
No doubt the powerful La Porte, back home at Versailles, was in on the deal as well, but lest one be too hasty in judging these officials’ probity, it is essential to view the situation within its historical context, not because Bigot was innocent of the accusations brought against him but because the Bourbon administration in general was founded upon venality, patronage, and corruption of just the kind he was accused of (his virtuoso performance aside).
spite of million villains, this makes me a bigot in the fadeless fidelity of man!--and a black!
The episode, "The Greedy Genie", was included on the DVD compilation "Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1970s Volume 1" released from Warner Home Video on . The "Mr. Bigot" episode is Available on the DVD "Saturday Morning Cartoons 1970's Vol.
The main landholders being Roger Bigot with the main tenant being Ranulf Fitz Walter.
There he was talent-spotted by Bigot de la Mothe, who had him draw plans for coastal gun batteries.
While Bigot may well have been too greedy even for his day, had New-France not fallen to the British when it did, it is very unlikely he would have ever faced prosecution.
Yogi and his friends encounter a variety of villains such as Captain Swashbuckle Swipe, Smokestack Smog, Lotta Litter, the Envy Brothers, Mr. Hothead, Dr. Bigot (and his henchmen Professor Haggling and Professor Bickering), the Gossipy Witch of the West, J. Wantum Vandal, the Sheik of Selfishness, Commadore Phineas P. Fibber, I.M. Sloppy, Peter D. Cheater, Mr. Waste, Hilarious P. Prankster, and the Greedy Genie, who act as their friends, hosts and/or guests, but embody some of the most common human faults and vices.
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