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    opprobrious

    opprobrious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word opprobrious

    Definition
    (adj) expressing offensive reproach
    Synonyms : abusive , scurrilous
    Definition
    (adj) (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    Example Sentence
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands
    • an ignominious retreat
    • inglorious defeat
    • an opprobrious monument to human greed
    • a shameful display of cowardice
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for opprobrious

opp-ROBRI-ous ROBRI = robbery,,, so if u were caught in a robbery, u will b disgraceful and contemptuous

sounds like operation and bruce(cut)..while doing operation doctor made bruces on the whole body which brings shame to the doctor or hospital

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op-pro... or not-pro... bound to be disgraceful, shameful.

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