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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of vilipend.

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Examples

  • Halsall. she asserts, will not return any answer, and although she is only in private lodgings she is continually being thwarted and vilipended by Carney, ‘whose tongue needs clipping’.

    A Memoir of Mrs. Behn

  • In the meantime, he paced up and down with a gun on his shoulder, pretending to be a sportsman -- happy in his hopes, happy in the clear sunshine, happy because he knew no better -- as happens to a great many other people in the gay days of their youth, in this most unjustly condemned and vilipended world.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 330, April 1843

  • But now, (said he,) the avarice of preastis, and the ignorance of thair office, has caused it altogitther to be vilipended; [78] for the preast, (said he,) whose dewitie and office is to pray for the people, standis up on Sounday, and cryes, 'Ane hes tynt

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • God am mocked and vilipended, and in the house of Herod had received a white vesture.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 1

  • The soldiers, who now began to be taunted and vilipended as Boches, threw all discipline to the winds and, feeling every hand raised against them, resolved to raise their hands against every man.

    The Inside Story of the Peace Conference

  • The Greek historian of the Roman Empire, the Roman historian of every date, are no better, and Dionysius of Halicarnassus, who has devoted many pages to the arraignment of Thucydides 'style, cribs with the utmost composure from the author he has vilipended.

    The Creed of the Old South 1865-1915

  • I will be bon camarado to your lordship, in peace or in peril, during the time we shall abide together, will not be altogether vilipended in these doubtful times, when, as they say, a man's head is safer in a steel cap than in a marble palace. ''

    A Legend of Montrose

  • She had slighted and vilipended himself even, while accepting his gifts and gallantries.

    The Golden Dog

  • I expect to get well vilipended not only by the anti-vivisection folk, for the most of whom I have a hearty contempt, but apropos of Bacon.

    Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley — Volume 2

  • You will get nothing but praise for your book, and I shall be vilipended for mine.

    Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley — Volume 2

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