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Word: miscreant

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


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::: piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
::: repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
::: unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
::: unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
::: gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
::: incur - bring upon oneself
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart
::: libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
::: restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury