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Word: miscreant

Definition: wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe

More Vocab Words

::: putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
::: waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
::: recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
::: context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
::: infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
::: indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
::: hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
::: bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional