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miscreant

mis·cre·ant

miscreant

 
 
pronunciation:
mI skri nt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: evil or malevolent; villainous.
He's been arrested several times for miscreant behavior such as vandalism and robbery.
synonyms:
base, depraved, evil, malevolent, malicious, nefarious, vile, villainous, wicked
similar words:
corrupt, degenerate, iniquitous, sinful, unprincipled, unscrupulous
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an evil, villainous person; wrongdoer.
synonyms:
blackguard, evildoer, knave, malefactor, rogue, scoundrel, villain
similar words:
degenerate, fiend, ogre, reprobate, scumbag, wrongdoer
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