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Synonyms for blackguard

someone who is morally reprehensible

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"stealing, lying, catchpenny German blackguard YOUNG WINSTON VENTS FEELINGS ON TEACHER
Not saying that someone is a liar, is a blackguard, has no morals, decency or integrity; just his mother's name.
In the heroine's escape from the blackguard, the picture takes a positively biblical turn.
D'you hear me you dirty-minded blackguard." Bull stumbled blindly through the crowd.
In 1842, after two months as the chief editor of the New York Aurora, Whitman was fired, accused by the publishers of "indolence, incompetence, loaferism, and blackguard habits."
Was he involved with the blackguard Maundy Gregory in the Lloyd George "honours for sale" scandal?
While it's satisfying to feel that you've gone one step closer to discouraging people from voting for a blackguard candidate, Internet memes-usually featuring brief, politically volatile quotes-tell only a part of the truth, if any.
At first, it was little more than an efficient adding machine, so an adept of progress could very well laugh at the paranoid fancies of a blackguard like me: "Surely you can't object to speed of calculation?
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.
But while the half-orc Blackguard Dorn isn't a bad addition, because of his two-handed magic sword and ability to level up quickly into a melee powerhouse, both the wild mage Neera and the monk Rasaad are tougher to appreciate.
(in English, English, a blackguard is a low scoundrel).
But alas for all our romances, he was nothing but a loud, profane, offensive old blackguard! He was murderous enough, possibly, to fill the bill of a Destroyer, but would you have any kind of an Angel devoid of dignity?
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.