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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of wrong.

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Examples

  • Your ability to articulate what matters to you, and speak up when you feel wronged, is what will keep your hard feelings from mutating into snippy competitive rage.

    Carolyn Hax: Mulling marriage, she wants guarantees

  • James's complex elaboration and critical investigation of Newman's inner feelings and public posture as "after all and above all ... a good fellow wronged" helps to shed light on contemporary white American exceptionalism, and the "good fellow wronged" is a figure to which several of my chapters return (303).

    Critical Presentism

  • Meanwhile, struggles with self-confidence and trust -- especially for those of us who feel "wronged" -- could be threatening to suck us under.

    D. A. Wolf: When Is The Right Time To Date Again?

  • Meanwhile, struggles with self-confidence and trust -- especially for those of us who feel "wronged" -- could be threatening to suck us under.

    D. A. Wolf: When Is The Right Time To Date Again?

  • This Bill, by the way, has been evaded with great ease, for the law breakers were the great who knew the law, and the wronged were the poor who were ignorant of it.

    The Letters of "Norah" on Her Tour Through Ireland

  • To suggest that war is a sometimes a necessary tool is the same as suggesting that it is appropriate for citizens to attack or murder other citizens when they have been wronged, that is, to take the law into their own hands.

    Daily News-Record

  • 'I know not, indeed, what women call wronged -- least of all what thou, who art not like other women, wouldst judge; but this thing seems to me strange -- that when I look on thee, Dorothy, one moment it seems as if for thy sake I could forgive him anything -- except that he slew me not outright, and the next that never can I forgive him even that wherein he never did me any wrong.'

    St. George and St. Michael Volume III

  • 'I know not, indeed, what women call wronged -- least of all what thou, who art not like other women, wouldst judge; but this thing seems to me strange -- that when I look on thee, Dorothy, one moment it seems as if for thy sake I could forgive him anything -- except that he slew me not outright, and the next that never can I forgive him even that wherein he never did me any wrong.'

    St. George and St. Michael

  • Chapter One ended with Mr. Tattoo breathing into a paper bag and Evelyn Wood-ing through his book, not just because Nunzio had walked in ... the owner of the "wronged" construction site whose neck is wider than his head ... but because some guy over in Gothic Romance happened to wink at him.

    The Tattooed Attorney

  • Conservatives are directly responsible for the war-mess and financial mess .... and look how they howl today like they have been "wronged".

    White House forcefully responds to Cheney

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  • Longest word that contains letters in reverse alphabetical order without repetitions.

    --Will Shortz's intro to "Wordplay: a curious dictionary of language oddities" by Chris Cole.

    May 17, 2008

  • Also sponged. With repetitions: spoonfeed and trollied.

    May 17, 2008