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cretins

noun
plural of cretin

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1 a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • the captain finally had to deal with the cretin in the back of the plane

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2 a stupid person
  • in discussions anyone who disagrees with her is inevitably called a cretin

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“Cretins.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cretins. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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