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 Meanings and Examples of WRETCH
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
wretch
 n.  performs some wicked deed
 n.  someone you feel sorry for
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Geborand bestowed alms on any poor wretch.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
2  On the following day, when they came to fetch the unhappy wretch, the Bishop was still there.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
3  A poor wretch on returning to his attic would find that his door had been opened, sometimes even forced, during his absence.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—SUMS DEPOSITED WITH LAFFITTE
4  I robbed Monseigneur the Bishop, it is true; it is true that I robbed Little Gervais; they were right in telling you that Jean Valjean was a very vicious wretch.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER XI—CHAMPMATHIEU MORE AND MORE ASTONISHED
5  He's some frightfully poor wretch.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
6  To present such a bill to a man who had so completely the air "of a poor wretch" seemed difficult to her.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—THENARDIER AND HIS MANOEUVRES
7  More than one passer-by lay with outstretched arms in the presence of this wretch, with his face in a pool of blood.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—BABET, GUEULEMER, CLAQUESOUS, AND MONTPARNASS...
8  "I shall be able to stop that wretch whenever I please," he thought.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVIII—MARIUS' TWO CHAIRS FORM A VIS-A-VIS
9  Thenardier, not being able to distinguish their visages, lent an ear to their words with the desperate attention of a wretch who feels himself lost.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE VICISSITUDES OF FLIGHT
10  Three men raised the body of the unhappy wretch, which was still agitated by the last mechanical convulsions of the life that had fled, and flung it over the little barricade into the Rue Mondetour.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VIII—MANY INTERROGATION POINTS WITH REGARD TO A C...
11  In vain did he struggle, he was reduced to confess, in his inmost heart, the sublimity of that wretch.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
12  I am an unlucky wretch; I am left outside.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
13  And bending over the fatal shadow of that man, he clung fast, convulsively, to the solemn declaration of that unhappy wretch: "I am nothing to Cosette."
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
14  "Well, I will avenge you of this wretch," replied d'Artagnan, giving himself the airs of Don Japhet of Armenia.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 36 DREAM OF VENGEANCE
15  The conflict was not long; the wretch had nothing to defend himself with but his discharged arquebus.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE
Example Sentence:
1  The wretch used to requite his benefactors by betraying them.
2  Before the poor wretch had time to speak, he was shot.
3  She finally agreed to have the wretched animal put down.
4  Guy felt wretched about it now.
5  Comparison, more than reality, makes men happy or wretched.
6  You have built up a huge property empire by buying from wretched people who had to sell or starve.
7  "Well, I should like to be a LITTLE larger, sir, if you wouldn't mind," said Alice: "three inches is such a wretched height to be."
8  The unhealthy nature of the site; the quantity and quality of the children's food; the brackish, fetid water used in its preparation; the pupils' wretched clothing and accommodations.
9  One strong proof of my wretchedly defective nature is, that even her expostulations, so mild, so rational, have not influence to cure me of my faults.