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ignominious
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Animal Farm
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  • And so within five minutes of their invasion they were in ignominious retreat by the same way as they had come, with a flock of geese hissing after them and pecking at their calves all the way.
  • In sheer malignity, thinking to set back our plans and avenge himself for his ignominious expulsion, this traitor has crept here under cover of night and destroyed our work of nearly a year.

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  • an ignominious retreat
  • ...on the very day when Hester Prynne first wore her ignominious badge,
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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