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    contumely - Dictionary definition and meaning for word contumely

    Definition
    (noun) a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    Synonyms : abuse , insult , revilement , vilification
    Example Sentence
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for contumely

CON + TU + MELY = "KON TU ? MERI!! ? " is an insulting stmt

contu/ kon tu?= is a rude expression, arrogant questioning

contumely=cont+u+me+ly cont=contact(touch) u(you)with +me then you used a "rude expression".

Someone is asking to a girl CONDOM LE, Its INSULTING and RUDEto her.

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Sounds similar to contemptuously - contemptuously treated.

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