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a perversely bad, cruel, or wicked person

Synonyms for ghoul

someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection

an evil spirit or ghost

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En Batman Begins el falso Ra's al Ghul alecciona al joven Bruce sobre los objetivos de la Liga:
In "Batman Begins", the character responsible for preparing Wayne to become a vigilante, Ra's Al Ghul believes that the fight against crime justifies the destruction of an entire city (Gotham)--which he considers irredeemably condemned by corruption that already infected all its citizens.
Lt Col Dr Al Ghul described the people who violate the law as harmful and not abiding by the laws of the country.
An encounter with wily cat burglar Selina Kyle (Hathaway) draws Bruce into the orbit of hulking terrorist Bane (Hardy), who intends to complete the work of Ra's al Ghul (Liam Neeson) and destroy Gotham.
Director Chrisopher Nolan claims it is an 'epic war movie' rather than a run-of-themill superhero blockbuster: While the notoriously troubling character of the Joker, previously played by late actor Heath Ledger will not be referenced, rumour has it that Batman's sworn enemies from the past-Ra's Al Ghul, Bane and the Scarecrow-will join forces in the finale.
We never saw the dead body of Ra's al Ghul at the end of Batman Begins and the star cast of the movie (Dark Knight Rises) includes Joey King who will take on the role of a young Talia al Ghul.
Dr Salah Al Ghul, Director of the Cultural Office at the ministry, said: "Such acts could lead to young people killing each other or hurting themselves.
THE STORY: Overweight and aging wizard Doctor Adoulla Makhslood has tired of his lifelong role as "the last real ghul hunter in the great city of Dhamsawaat" and is looking forward to retirement--and maybe a second chance at love.
In 2004, a Pakistani-born detainee named Hassan Ghul was subjected to coercive interrogation, and he reportedly revealed the assumed name of an al-Qaeda courier, Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti.
Then in 2004, top al-Qaeda operative Hassan Ghul was captured in Iraq.
We expect that the American administration will intervene to block these criminals being judged," Ghul said.
He did not cycle in Oman because the distances between one town and another are large; instead, he explored Muscat by car and visited Nizwa, Wadi Ghul, Wadi Bani Awf, Yitti and Quriyat.
He is also the chairman of the Palestinian Authority and the one who scoops the highest popular support in opinion polls conducted by Palestinian centers, Ghul added.
The dead identified are driver Aqeel Jehan, Hussain Bibi wife of Jan Room resident of Malya Mingora, Fazal Naeem son of Fazal Karim resident of Barikot Swat, Abdur Rahim son of Faizullah resident of Gram district Dir, Khanzada son of Ghul Shad resident of Barikot Swat, five-year-old Shahid son of Taj Muhammad.
With our own Liam Neeson as shadowy villain Ra's al Ghul, the only weak spot is Katie Holmes as Bruce's love interest Rachel Dawson, who manages to be so annoying you actually wonder how Tom Cruise puts up with her.