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wretch
used in Candide

2 uses
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Definition
someone  you feel sorry for

or:

a person of bad character
  • Begone, rogue; begone, wretch; do not come near me again.
    Chapter 3 (73% in)
  • "Alas!" said one wretch to the other, "do you no longer know your dear Pangloss?"
    Chapter 4 (6% in)

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