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Definitionsomeone without moral principles
- After all this long journey, and after all we'd done for them scoundrels, here it was all come to nothing, everything all busted up and ruined, because they could have the heart to serve Jim such a trick as that, and make him a slave again all his life, and amongst strangers, too, for forty dirty dollars.Chapter 31 (32% in)
scoundrels = people without moral principles
- I warn you as a friend, and an honest one that wants to protect you and keep you out of harm and trouble, to turn your backs on that scoundrel and have nothing to do with him,Chapter 25 (91% in)
- You old scoundrel, I didn't, and you know I didn't.Chapter 30 (60% in)
There are no more uses of "scoundrel" in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
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