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misanthrope
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • There had been a period when Hester was less alive to this consideration; or, perhaps, in the misanthropy of her own trouble, she left the minister to bear what she might picture to herself as a more tolerable doom.

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  • Homer Simpson’s boss is a greedy misanthrope.
  • ...[Richard Nixon] came across as an extremely smart man who is sadly paranoid, misanthropic, and cynical.
    Alan Greenspan  --  The Age of Turbulence

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