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wretch
used in Middlemarch

2 uses
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Definition
someone  you feel sorry for

or:

a person of bad character
  • "Poor wretch!" he said in a compassionate tone, though his lips trembled a little.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (59% in)
  • "I believe I know who he is, my dear," said Mr. Bulstrode, in his usual subdued voice, "an unfortunate dissolute wretch, whom I helped too much in days gone by.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (76% in)

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