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Word: reprehensible

Definition: deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame


Sentences Containing 'reprehensible'

But all these foolish arguments of old Sag-Harbor only evinced his foolish pride of reason--a thing still more reprehensible in him, seeing that he had but little learning except what he had picked up from the sun and the sea.
He reunited with friend Vince Vaughn in the much-hyped hit romantic comedy "The Break-Up" and appeared in "My Name Is Earl" as a reprehensible fast food manager.
However, in a 2002 interview with "The Observer", Goldin herself called the use of "heroin chic" to sell clothes and perfumes "reprehensible and evil."
In November 2012, the Syrian Government called Israel's actions against the Palestinian National Authority during the Operation Pillar of Cloud, "barbaric, reprehensible crimes" and called on the international community to pressure Israel into halting its strikes.
Moyne had been sent to Cairo because of their long personal and political friendship, and Churchill told the House of Commons: "The Times" of London quoted "Ha'aretz'"s view that the assassins "have done more by this single reprehensible crime to demolish the edifice erected by three generations of Jewish pioneers than is imaginable."
My object has been to secure an amiable companion for myself, with due consideration for the advantage of all your family, and if my manner has been at all reprehensible, I here beg leave to apologise.''
She could only imagine, however, at last that she drew his notice because there was something more wrong and reprehensible, according to his ideas of right, than in any other person present.

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