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Dirty through neglect; foul; filthy; extremely dirty. Uncomed his locks, and squalid his attrie. Dryden. Those squalid dens, which are the reproach of large capitals. Macaulay.

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    In a squalid manner.
    The quality or state of being sordid.
  • FAWN
    A servile cringe or bow; mean flattery; sycophancy. Shak.
    An iron or pope thimble or grommet worked into or attached to the edges and corners of a sail; -- usually in the plural. The cringles are used for making fast the bowline bridles, earings, etc. (more info) 1. A withe for fastening a gate.
    The state or quality of being miserable.
    1. Cast down; low-lying. From the safe shore their floating carcasses And broken chariot wheels; so thick bestrown Abject and lost lay these, covering the flood. Milton. 2. Sunk to a law condition; down in spirit or hope; degraded; servile;
    1. Not clean; foul; dirty; filthy. 2. Ceremonially impure; needing ritual cleansing. He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days. Num. xix. 11. 3. Morally impure. "Adultery of the heart, consisting of inordinate
    In a fawning manner.
    In a servile manner; slavishly.
    Quality or state of being squalid.
    1. Very unhappy; wretched. What hopes delude thee, miserable man Dryden. 2. Causing unhappiness or misery. What 's more miserable than discontent Shak. 3. Worthless; mean; despicable; as, a miserable fellow; a miserable dinner. Miserable comforters
    1. In the condition of, or like, a beggar; suitable for a beggar; extremely indigent; poverty-stricken; mean; poor; contemptible. "A bankrupt, beggarly fellow." South. "A beggarly fellowship." Swift. "Beggarly elements." Gal. iv. 9. 2. Produced
    Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; as, a despicable man; despicable company; a despicable gift. Syn. -- Contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; pitiful; paltry; sordid; low; base. See Contemptible.
    Quality of being servile; servility.
    Of or pertaining to slaves; such as becomes or befits a slave; servile; excessively laborious; as, a slavish life; a slavish dependance on the great. -- Slav"ish*ly, adv. -- Slav"ish*ness, n.
    1. Filthy; foul; dirty. A sordid god; down from his hoary chin A length of beard descends, uncombed, unclean. Dryden. 2. Vile; base; gross; mean; as, vulgar, sordid mortals. "To scorn the sordid world." Milton. 3. Meanly avaricious; covetous;
    1. One who is cast out or expelled; an exile; one driven from home, society, or country; hence, often, a degraded person; a vagabond. The Lord . . . gathereth together the outcasts of Israel. Ps. cxlvii. 2. A quarrel; a contention. Jamieson.
    Deprivation of rank or office; degradation. Milton.
    Of the color of a fawn; light yellowish brown.
    In a wretched manner; miserably; despicable.
    1. A kind of boat used in the East Indies. Malcom. 2. A ship's smallest boat.
    To exceed in fawning.


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