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used in Animal Farm

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very bad (deserving no respect)
  • The fear and despair they had felt a moment earlier were drowned in their rage against this vile, contemptible act.
    p. 103.6
contemptible = very bad
  • They could not understand, they said, how even animals could bring themselves to sing such contemptible rubbish.
    p. 39.9
contemptible = very bad (deserving no respect)
There are no more uses of "contemptible" in Animal Farm.

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