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    scurvy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scurvy

    Definition
    (noun) a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
    Synonyms : scorbutus
    Definition
    (adj) of the most contemptible kind
    Synonyms : abject , low , low-down , miserable , scummy
    Example Sentence
    • abject cowardice
    • a low stunt to pull
    • a low-down sneak
    • his miserable treatment of his family
    • You miserable skunk!
    • a scummy rabble
    • a scurvy trick
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scurvy

SCURVY is a deadly disease. So people suffering from this vitamin c deficiency are low in health.

Scurvy (crooked teeth)is a gums disease which is characterized by excess dental bleeding. If ur freind has excess bleeding as he doesnt brush teeth then u hate him i.e dispicable or contemptible.

From SCURVY the thing comes to my mind is "SuCk URVY", in punjabi and hindi urvy is a vegitabel. Some people hate to see sucking urvy. So u SuCk URVY u are CONTEMPTIBLE.

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