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a mean, worthless character in a story or play

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To make his point Holmes invoked the bad man, and if there ever was a misunderstood idea, this is it.
There's no bad man, Amy,' Nikki told the child sternly.
I was never the daughter with high aspirations, I didn't go to uni, I married a bad man and never had a wonderful career.
That's not a problem for The First Bad Man, which makes for a wry, smart companion on any day.
A bad man (Hafeez Sayeed) is a bad man," Durrani said while replying to a specific question on Pakistan's policy on the LeT and its leader Sayeed.
terrible n hope catch that bad man Karen Louise Omg hope he's caught soon, very scary for the young lad Jean Archer Edwards Awful hope the lad is ok.
He admitted damaging a patio door but told the court: "I'm not a bad man.
These works also suggest, in different ways, that an emphasis on the bad man can expose the role of discretion in criminal justice systems, and the rule of law problems it generates.
Of the late Stanley Elkin's nine novels, six novellas, and two collections of short stories, perhaps the least remembered is his 1967 novel, A Bad Man.
He said: "Dioufy is still talked about as being the bad man.
She was a 25-cent dime store call girl looking for a bad man on a dark night in a city called Chaos.
However, "the argument that Saddam Hussein was a bad man and therefore must be removed simply won't do," he added.
They bring to mind the old western movies when the town was run by a corrupt businessman, a compliant sheriff and a bad man dressed in black who thought he was the fastest gun around.
Speaking outside the court, the mother said: "My daughter still asks about him, but I've said he was a bad man and he's not coming back.
Dear Editor, Your correspondent (Alex Achurch) spoilt a very good letter ("Mugabe's flagrant abuse of democracy," Post, April 8) with his fatuous statement that "the country was liberated, the bad man was hanged and a kind of democracy was restored".