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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscoundrelscoun‧drel /ˈskaʊndrəl/ noun [countable] old-fashioned  BAD PERSONa bad or dishonest man, especially someone who cheats or deceives other people
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scoundrelThe Characters Robin Hood: A scoundrel and a thief, but good-hearted.Whatever else may be said of him, Jackson is neither stupid nor a scoundrel.All the great changes in our history have begun from the outside by people who were considered scoundrels or rebels or offbeat.Why let yourself be led away with that kind of scoundrel?Say, you old scoundrel, do the honors.And he thought the picky scoundrel would not be interested in speaking to such an audience.He is fond of Machiavelli the rake, the prankster and the scoundrel.What should he do about that young scoundrel?
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