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cretin

Medicine, dated a person afflicted with cretinism: a mentally retarded dwarf with wide-set eyes, a broad flat nose, and protruding tongue

cretin

[′krēt·ən or ′kret·ən]
(medicine)
An individual afflicted with cretinism.
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Cretin Homes maintains its competitive edge with a two-part strategy: assess construction processes with mathematical precision and commit to a narrow range of low-cost, durable products.
Thornton served on the boards of Cretin High School, the University of St.
the presence of Petrarch in D4 18 is coupled with that of Guillaume Cretin and Guillaume Thibault.
What plans does he have to rid the streets of the hooded cretin creatures and banish all sight and sound of the worthless nonculture to which they adhere?
The three new members are Michel Cretin (France), Henri Grethen (Luxembourg) and Harald Noack (Germany - see Europolitics 3408).
Having experienced two house fires, one caused by a firework-mad cretin, we know the skill and wonder of firefighters and paramedics.
The odds of me using the Amazon to go to the toilet are, admittedly, long, but even so, seeing what ugly little cretin is attracted to urine in that mighty river was more than enough.
The profusion of formal elegies by jean Molinet, Josquin des Pres, Guillaume Cretin, jean Lemaire de Belges, Erasmus of Rotterdam and others lamenting Ockeghem's death in 1497 reflect the extent of renown he attained during his lifetime.
The cretin who threw the coin should be banned from all Villa matches for the rest of his/her life.
The three new candidates are Michel Cretin (France), Henri Grethen (Luxembourg) and Harald Noack (Germany).
It's just sad that the decent, hard-working people of Liverpool get tarred with the same brush as this idiot, who because he can kick a ball, is idolised instead of denounced as the cretin he is.