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wretch
used in Henry VIII

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Definition
someone  you feel sorry for

or:

a person of bad character
  • My noble father, Henry of Buckingham, Who first rais'd head against usurping Richard, Flying for succour to his servant Banister, Being distress'd, was by that wretch betray'd, And without trial fell; God's peace be with him!
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Westminster. A street (67% in)

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