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wretch

wretch

 
pronunciation:
rech
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who is desperately poor, unhappy, or unfortunate.
I feel sorry for that miserable wretch.
synonyms:
unfortunate
similar words:
beggar, bum, castoff, pariah, pauper, ragamuffin, sad sack, tatterdemalion, waif
definition 2: one who is base or contemptible.
I'll get even with that conniving wretch!
synonyms:
blackguard, cur, knave, rascal, rogue, scoundrel, swine
similar words:
bastard, beast, bounder, good-for-nothing, louse, ne'er-do-well, rat, scalawag, scapegrace, scullion, SOB, villain, wastrel, worm