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Word: miscreant

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

More Vocab Words

::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
::: kinetic - producing motion; of motion
::: gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
::: complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
::: homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
::: shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
::: exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.