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ignominious
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Catch-22
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  • There was a huge, giddy crowd of men who were avid for any diversion, but the cat turned chicken the moment Yossarian released him and fled from Hungry Joe ignominiously like a yellow dog.
  • It was a familiar, ignominious experience, and his opinion of himself was low.

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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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