SCURRILOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SCURRILOUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
scurrilous
 n.  obscene; indecent; expressing offensive reproach
Classic Sentence:
1  This fellow writes in the most scurrilous newspapers; you have told me so yourself.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT II
2  Satan dropped it there, I take it, intending a scurrilous jest against your reverence.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
Example Sentence:
1  The hoodlums defile the church with their scurrilous writing.
2  Your scurrilous remarks are especially offensive because they are untrue.