Guess which novel below includes some form of the word ignominious ("shameful, embarrassing, scandalous, indecent") a whopping 24 times?
Think of how someone's disgraceful behavior gives that person a bad name. For example, the name "Bill Cosby" was once very good, but now it's a "bad name," since he's in jail for assaulting women.
"Nixon was impeached and then resigned in ignominy the following year."
Explain the meaning of "ignominious" without saying "humiliating" or "ruining the reputation."
The word "ignominious" tends to be deeply serious. It's a heavy word.
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. A near opposite of IGNOMINIOUS is
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