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Villanous, 1) very vile and wicked: Wiv. II, 2, 308. Meas. V, 265. As I, 1, 151. As I, 1, 151 All's IV, 5, 2. H4A I, 3, 60. II, 4, 138. II, 4, 138 II, 4, 138 II, 4, 138 III, 3, 11. Rom. V, 3, 52. Tim. II, 2, 182. Lr. I, 2, 147. Oth. I, 3, 312. II, 1, 266. IV, 2, 22. IV, 2, 22 V, 2, 229. Cymb. V, 5, 195.
2) pitiful, sorry, wretched: “v. smell,” Wiv. III, 5, 93. “the v. inconstancy of man's disposition,” IV, 5, 111. “the most v. house for fleas,” H4A II, 1, 15. “there's v. news abroad,” II, 4, 366. “a v. trick of thine eye,” II, 4, 366 “that's v. and shows a most pitiful ambition,” Hml. III, 2, 48.
Adverbially: “foreheads v. low,” Tp. IV, 250.
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