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scoundrel
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • The only drawback is that there is no law, I fear, that can touch the scoundrel.
  • "There’s a cold-blooded scoundrel!" said Holmes, laughing, as he threw himself down into his chair once more.
  • But he is a dirty scoundrel.
  • I know you, you scoundrel!
  • At the foot of the stairs, however, she met this Lascar scoundrel of whom I have spoken, who thrust her back and, aided by a Dane, who acts as assistant there, pushed her out into the street.

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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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