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miscreant

noun

  1. wrongdoer, criminal, villain, rogue, sinner, rascal, scoundrel, scally (Northwest England, dialect), vagabond, knave (archaic), reprobate, malefactor, blackguard, evildoer, caitiff (archaic), skelm (South Africa), wrong 'un (Australian, slang) • Local people demanded that the magistrate apprehend the miscreants.

adjective

  1. criminal, corrupt, evil, vicious, wicked, depraved, rascally, reprehensible, scoundrelly, villainous, unprincipled, nefarious, iniquitous, reprobate • They can force miscreant firms to cease trading.

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