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Obloquy


OB'LOQUY, noun [Latin obloquor; ob and loquor, to speak.]

1. Censorious speech; reproachful language; language that casts contempt on men or their actions.

Shall names that made your city the glory of the earth, be mentioned with obloquy and detraction?

2. Cause of reproach; disgrace. [Not used.]