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scoundrel
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
someone without moral principles
  • She thought that some of them had been laying violent hands on me; and, not daring to attack her master, she turned her vocal artillery against the younger scoundrel.
    Chapter 2 (96% in)
  • Scoundrel!
    Chapter 10 (1% in)
  • There was another rapid glance at the house, and supposing himself unseen, the scoundrel had the impudence to embrace her.
    Chapter 11 (26% in)
  • 'Well,' said the scoundrel, 'we'll not argue the subject now: but I have a fancy to try my hand at rearing a young one; so intimate to your master that I must supply the place of this with my own, if he attempt to remove it.
    Chapter 17 (97% in)
  • I've got him faster than his scoundrel of a father secured me, and lower; for he takes a pride in his brutishness.
    Chapter 21 (48% in)
  • 'I know how to chastise children, you see,' said the scoundrel, grimly, as he stooped to repossess himself of the key, which had dropped to the floor.
    Chapter 27 (50% in)
  • 'Your master is a true scoundrel!'
    Chapter 28 (5% in)

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