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miscreant
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Wuthering Heights
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  • Fortunately, the beasts seemed more bent on stretching their paws, and yawning, and flourishing their tails, than devouring me alive; but they would suffer no resurrection, and I was forced to lie till their malignant masters pleased to deliver me: then, hatless and trembling with wrath, I ordered the miscreants to let me out — on their peril to keep me one minute longer — with several incoherent threats of retaliation that, in their indefinite depth of virulency, smacked of King Lear.

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  • a teacher always on the lookout for miscreants
  • we must attack now, before yonder miscreants are strengthened by their friends.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Last Battle

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