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Synonyms for blackguard

someone who is morally reprehensible

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He also blackguards the Indian diplomat who I know as a gentleman who discussed with me ideas about peace between India and Pakistan.
Blackguards and Red Stockings: A History of Baseball's National Association, 1871-1875, Revised Edition
I do not know what has happened in the past few years, but those little blackguards need taking down a peg.
The board noted in the next match programme: 'The blackguards had reckoned without their host, for a few of them received as good as they gave'.
"I love the country at times, but I consider it a place for retirement, and am surprised to find myself 130 miles from the metropolis in an immense palace without company, and surrounded, like a deposed nabob, by a set of blackguards."
When David Lloyd-George raised taxes in 1908 to pay for the state pension it was in the teeth of Tory opposition who complained it would go to dishonourable men and "blackguards".
Ryczek, Blackguards and Red Stockings: A History of Baseball's National Association, 1871-1875 (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 1992), 64.
The presence of old pros like Stephen Rea and James Fox (blackguards, both) added substance to the style, while Ammanford actress Alexandra Roach - as the feisty Dr Martens-wearing Becky - proved the beating human heart in the middle of all the dark and deadly skulduggery.
Blasphemers & Blackguards: The Irish Hellfire Clubs
Indeed he was, and d'Annunzio's biography is a powerful memento mori to remind us, his fellow elitists and putative blackguards, what a fine line it is one treads between the temptations of aristocratic elitism and those of common authoritarianism.
Society is a league of blackguards against honest men.
There were real male and female blackguards in Uganda.
Blasphemers & blackguards; the Irish Hellfire Clubs.
"As in most of Austen's writing, there are blackguards and airheads and connivers and decent folk galore," Harkovitch say.