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Synonyms for wretch
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wretchnoun

    performs some wicked deed

    Synonyms:
    poor devil

  2. poor devil, wretchnoun

    someone you feel sorry for

    Synonyms:
    poor devil

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wretchnoun

    Synonyms:
    pilgarlic, pariah, outcast, troglodyte, miserable person, unhappy person

  2. wretchnoun

    Synonyms:
    miscreant, villain, knave, rogue, rascal, scoundrel, scapegrace, caitiff, ruffian

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wretch":

    miserable, witch

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How to use wretch in a sentence?

  1. William Penn:

    If a civil word or two will render a man happy, he must be a wretch, indeed who will not give them to him. Such a disposition is like lighting another man's candle by one's own, which loses none of its brilliancy by what the other gains.

  2. Edmund Spenser:

    It is the mind that maketh good or ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.

  3. William Shakespeare, "Othello", Act 3 scene 3:

    Excellent wretch! Perdition catch my soul,But I do love thee! and when I love thee not, Chaos is come again.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Excellent wretch Perdition catch my soul, But I do love thee and when I love thee not, Chaos is come again.

  5. Hannah More:

    The wretch who digs the mine for bread, or ploughs, that others may be fed, feels less fatigued than that decreed to him who cannot think or read.

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