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{adj: abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy} of the most contemptible kind
"abject cowardice"
"a low stunt to pull"
"a low-down sneak"
"his miserable treatment of his family"
"You miserable skunk!"
"a scummy rabble"
"a scurvy trick"



{adj: base, mean, meanspirited} having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
"that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble"- Edmund Burke
"taking a mean advantage"
"chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort"- Shakespeare
"something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"

{adj: incendiary, incitive, inflammatory, instigative, rabble-rousing, seditious} arousing to action or rebellion

{adj: rascally, roguish, scoundrelly, blackguardly} lacking principles or scruples
"the rascally rabble"
"the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray
"the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew"

{n: demagogue, demagog, rabble-rouser} an orator who appeals to the passions and prejudices of his audience

{n: mob, rabble, rout} a disorderly crowd of people

{n: rabble, riffraff, ragtag, ragtag and bobtail} disparaging terms for the common people


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