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Word: iniquitous

Definition: wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity


Sentences Containing 'iniquitous'

He replied that he meant to go in search of this clown and chastise him for such iniquitous conduct, and see Andres paid to the last maravedi, despite and in the teeth of all the clowns in the world.
These, under the name of precedents, they produce as authorities to justify the most iniquitous opinions; and the judges never fail of directing accordingly.
``It certainly is a most iniquitous affair,''said Mr. Bennet,``and nothing can clear Mr. Collins from the guilt of inheriting Longbourn.

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