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- adj. displeasing; ungrateful; ingrate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Displeasing; ungrateful; ingrate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not agreeable.
- n. An ungrateful person; an ingrate.
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Indeed, my dear and ever indulgent aunt Selby, you have given me pain; and yet I am very ungrate-ful, I believe, to say so: but if I feel the pain (though perhaps I ought not) should I not own it?
Charming creature! he called me, with passion in his look and accent: then, Cruel, proud, ungrate-ful: and swore by his Maker, that if I would not give my hand instantly, instead of exalting me, he would humble me.
I were an ungrate not to speak well of her, 'We get a glimpse of Maria and her husband long years afterwards when a pensioner in a Spanish almshouse revealed himself as the son of
-- 'Tis a small misfortune to oblige an ungrate - ful man; but it is unbearable to be obliged by a scoundrel.
Achilles, thus affronted, complains to his mother Thetis; and begs her to revenge his injury, not only on the general, but on all the army, by giving vidlory to the Trojans, till the ungrate - ful king became fenfible of his injuftice.
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"Your requests are high honors, which only an ungrate would refuse.
"Heed her not," said sister Lucille, perusing in (he features of Juliette the expression of sadness j "she is ungrate - ful for kindness, and dead to the soft al - leviations of friendship. '
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