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utterly reprehensible in nature or behavior

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So he takes his bow and arrows, and getting on horseback, he rides away from our rear directly, as it were back to Nertsinskay; after this he takes a great circuit about, and comes directly on the army of the Tartars as if he had been sent express to tell them a long story that the people who had burned the Cham Chi-Thaungu were gone to Sibeilka, with a caravan of miscreants, as he called them--that is to say, Christians; and that they had resolved to burn the god Scal-Isar, belonging to the Tonguses.
echoed Edwards: “is it a crime to drive a prying miscreant from his door?
The miscreant, a bony young man scorched black by the sun, rose to greet her with the courtesy of a host and the assurance of a relative.
It was clear that the miscreant was in a parlous state.
I could not let him go unpunished and so I have killed two birds with one stone: to appease the mob I gave them a victim and at the same time punished a miscreant.
How fortunate it is, my dear doctor," said Professor Maxon, "that you were bright enough to think of trailing the miscreant into the jungle.
This daring miscreant detailed, with all the embellishments and flourishes suggested by his base mind and his ruffianly imagination, the attempts which he pretended Cornelius de Witt had made to corrupt him; the sums of money which were promised, and all the diabolical stratagems planned beforehand to smooth for him, Tyckelaer, all the difficulties in the path of murder.
Simon Nishikanta was fiendish in his descriptions of whatever miscreant had done the deed and of how he should be made to suffer for it, while Grimshaw clenched and repeatedly clenched his great hands as if throttling some throat.
This is the miscreant that I was going to benefit with all my little arts, and that, even now, I feel so much for, as to wish to let him go
The police have registered a case of unnatural death and are in the process of identifying the miscreants.
KARACHI -- At least two miscreants were killed during an overnight encounter with police personnel in the megacity area of New Karachi in Tuesdays wee hours.
KARAK -- Karak Police found the clue of the theft of crude oil of Nashpa oil fields from the main supply line and they found the place in Mir Kalam Banda area where the miscreants dug the main supply line supplying crude oil from Nashpa oil fields to Central ProcessingFacility (CPF) Makori.
PESHAWAR -- Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani has said despite lingering dangerous and darkness of night police was hotly pursing the miscreants which bespoke volume of their valour and courage.
Karachi, Nov 23 (ANI): The Sindh police has claimed arresting at least 48 armed miscreants, who were wanted in several criminal cases, during raids carried out in different localities in Karachi.
KARACHI, July 26 -- The city remained tense on Sunday over the current spree of killings, while unidentified miscreants also resorted to aerial firing in various localities, forcing people to remain inside their houses.