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scoundrel
used in Light in August

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Definition
someone without moral principles
  • It's like she was in two parts, and one of them knows that he is a scoundrel.
    Chapter 13 (47% in)
  • The squatting men along the wall look at her still and placid face and they think as Armstid thought and as Varner thinks: that she is thinking of a scoundrel who deserted her in trouble and who they believe that she will never see again, save his coattails perhaps already boardflat with running.
    Chapter 1 (85% in)
  • You had rather that she knew him to be a scoundrel than a fool: is that it?
    Chapter 13 (54% in)
  • And I'll ask you what will she be getting from the white women in Jefferson about the time that baby is due, when here she ain't been in Jefferson but a week and already she can't talk to a woman ten minutes before that woman knows she ain't married yet, and as long as that durn scoundrel stays above ground where she can hear of him now and then, she ain't going to be married.
    Chapter 13 (86% in)

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