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scoundrel
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Bleak House
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  • He is the most intolerable scoundrel on the face of the earth.
  • "I have not the slightest doubt that the scoundrel has passed his whole existence in misdirecting travellers!" returned the other.
  • I play upon that execrable scoundrel with a fire-engine until the breath is nearly driven out of his body.
  • By my soul, the countenance of that fellow when he was a boy was the blackest image of perfidy, cowardice, and cruelty ever set up as a scarecrow in a field of scoundrels.
  • With two ladies in the coach, this scoundrel has deliberately delayed his arrival six and twenty minutes.

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  • He’s a scoundrel. Don’t trust him.
  • He is the most intolerable scoundrel on the face of the earth.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House

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