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Synonyms for blackguard

someone who is morally reprehensible

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But that blackguard Flashman, who never speaks to one without a kick or an oath--"
There are as many `blue' blackguards as there are `orange', and as many white as there are purple, or any other color, and I won't have any of my family mixed up with it.
We'll indict the blackguards for felony, and get 'em shipped off to penal settlements.
He was a cynic, too, as he defined the term in The Devil's Dictionary: "A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.
A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.
She thinks he's a foul-tempered blackguard, who after setting out to cause her downfall, finds himself forced to marry her—snared in the trap of his own making.
With his slicked-back hair and macho swagger, Schettino has been depicted as a blackguard who was busy showing off in front of a blonde female guest when he performed a risky manoeuvre to "salute" the island which ended in tragedy.
in English, English, a blackguard is a low scoundrel).
Remarking on the Deistic utterances of Tom Paine, Adams wrote in his diary, "The Christian religion is, above all the religion that ever prevailed or existed in ancient or modern times, the religion of wisdom, virtue, equality, and humanity, let the blackguard Paine say what he will.
11) John Orr says, "In Berlin he not only worked as art director and set designer on The Blackguard (1924), a Gainsborough-UFA film overseen by Lang's producer, Erich Pommer, but also visited the set of Lang's Metropolis at the vast Neubabelsberg Studio to the west of the city.
Sir Gordon was branded a blackguard accused of buying his way off the stricken ship and also of stopping his lifeboat from picking up drowning passengers.
Also appearing will be Alestorm, Blackguard and the Agonist.
Countless French officers perished in Russia, living up to Comte de Lasalle's famous dictum that "any hussar who isn't dead at the age of 30 is a blackguard.
Either a person is for freedom and our new country, or he is a blackguard and traitor.