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  • n. Plural form of cretin.

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Examples

  • The flocking instinct of the lizard-brain cretins among us ya know!

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  • Such virtually thyroidless unfortunates are called cretins (kree'tinz).

    The Human Brain

  • As in all mountainous regions there are a great number of those unfortunate idiots who, when fully developed, are called cretins, and in their milder form are semi-human, but do not possess intelligence enough to earn their own living.

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  • Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes , who announced the indictments at a news conference Wednesday, called the suspects "cretins" and described the alleged activity as "a kind of slavery."

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  • Either it was you or your people that think like you, either way you "cretins" are all the same.

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  • What kind of cretins have they got working there ?

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  • Your opposition to the "cretins" has been thoughtless fanaticism at every turn.

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  • If conservatives are "cretins" and "sexist" for noticing sex differences and suggesting that society accept rather than combat them in building civilization, what are these Progressives who seem willing -- for the sake of absolving individual human beings from judgment and culpability -- to reduce humanity to the level of mere animal?

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  • With his second chance, he took up teaching chess to "cretins" on Mott Street, students who don't get that even if a black man can get to the White House, he still couldn't get a cab in Manhattan.

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  • Some of it "How could he do that?" and a lot of "What kind of cretins ARE you?!?", and they're feeling the heat.

    Irons in the Fire

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