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ignoble

Falconry
a. designating short-winged hawks that capture their quarry by swiftness and adroitness of flight
b. designating quarry which is inferior or unworthy of pursuit by a particular species of hawk or falcon
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His childishly rash, uncalled-for, and ignoble departure from Africa, leaving his comrades in distress, is set down to his credit, and again the enemy's fleet twice lets him slip past.
Also I warn you once more that you had better avoid such hints and ignoble suppositions; otherwise you will assuredly have to reckon with me.
Are you aware," he continued, "that wretched, ignoble, petty, unfortunate man though you are, it was at HER request I came to Homburg, in order to see you, and to have a long, serious talk with you, and to report to her your feelings and thoughts and hopes--yes, and your recollections of her, too?
I wonder what the old man wants with this lump of foul lard, said Stubb, not without some disgust at the thought of having to do with so ignoble a leviathan.
If, according to the noble precept, it be lawful to accept good advice even from an enemy, shall we set the ignoble example of refusing such advice even when it is offered by our friends?
But it is not ignoble to feel that the fuller life which a sad experience has brought us is worth our own personal share of pain.
Animated "The Emoji Movie" stunk up the annual Razzie awards on Saturday, tanking below all contenders for worst achievements in film, while Tom Cruise and Mel Gibson were also roasted for 2017's most ignoble performances.
res condolances et leur exprimons notre solidarit et notre vive condamnation de cet acte ignoble contraire aux valeurs humaines et morales", a-t-il soulign.
The move is to an area 'Far From the Madding Crowds Ignoble Strife', but although our relocation is to the highest village in the Scottish Highlands, (Tomintoul, ca.
Those attempts, which based on the ignoble political conspiracies, will never become a reality.
La Tunisie condamne avec la plus grande fermete cette attaque ignoble qui vise l'esprit d'ouverture et de tolerance qui prevaut au Canada, ajoute le chef de l'Etat dans son message.
He has in the arsenal of his knowledge the very tools by which he can poison and destroy society and bring it to an ignoble end.