Scurvy
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Scurvy [skur-vee]

NOUN, ADJECTIVE

Noun

  • A disease marked by swollen and bleeding gums due to lack of vitamin C.

Adjective

  • Mean or despicable.
Example

"Ramesh's feet swelled from the scurvy."

"He is used to handling scurvy tricks."

Synonyms

Dirty, Abject, Abhorrent, Abominable, Filthy, Nasty, Shady, Shameful, Vicious, Baseborn, Coarse

Antonyms

Delightful, Kind, Lovable, Likeable, Clean, Decent, Good, Clean, Dignified, Grand

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