dastard


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an ignoble, uncourageous person

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a despicable coward

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despicably cowardly

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thy dastard insult ne'er in memory shall perish, / Thou hast snapt
But the crux of the matter is to put things in place such as hi-tech and technological surveillance and security devices to deter these mischief makers whenever they want to carry out their dastard acts.
To this end, LRDC says life imprisonment without the option of parole as statutory prescription introduced with the view to act as a deterrent or in retribution of the murder committed by a convict, may very welt violate the right to dignity and is cruel, inhumane and degrading, Such punishments, it says, are prohibited by Article 8 of the Constitution, no matter how dastard a crime is.
Rebel leaders have power to decide who should die and who live, and when they do decide on who should die, the leaders carry out or force child soldiers to perform the most dastard and raw forms of killing; axing off hands so that the people would not use hands to vote a government of their choice into power.
In the most recent operation, agency enforcement officers detained an unlicensed angler who was fishing in a designated prohibited area and who initially gave a false name and address, Surveillance activities continued into the evening as part of Operation Dastard and a second man was arrested on suspicion of illegal fishing as he was coming away from the river with a fish.
His sister Gutrune is winsomely portrayed by the wonderful Lee Bisset, making the most of what little she has to do, and their half-brother Hagen is too attractively rendered by Stuart Pendred, snarling certainly, but too genuinely smiley for the dastard he is.
No torture," he exclaimed, pointing to a man opposite him, "no torture could be more horrible to me than to see there, before my eyes, a dastard Koord, who has deserted his brethren, to consort with our foes
The Wakefield Sathanas, much like Shakespeare's Porter, mockingly imitates the repeated knocking he hears, commanding his devils not to be abashed ("abaste") by Christ's presence and to "ding," or knock, "that dastard downe
The Spirit of the Age was never more fully-shewn than in its treatment of this writer--its love of paradox and change, its dastard submission to prejudice and to the fashion of the day.
Whether such dastard deeds and unethical illegalities were committed during or prior to Ramadan is not the issue here, as the corrupt and the embezzlers would not be checked by the advent of the blessed month anyway.
26 As John Brown complained: "How far this dastard Spirit of Effeminacy hath crept upon us, and destroyed the national spirit of Defence, may appear from the general Panic the Nation was thrown into, at the late Rebellion" (1758, 49).
For Edna Waterfall--a liar--familiar feuds live: Dastard Ogre and Edna
Raymond Laverdet, codenamed Dastard, was sent undercover into Paris in September 1941 to make links with Communist workers employed in factories supplying the Germans.