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  • 1 Miscreant — Жанр дэт метал Годы 1993 наши дни Страна …

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  • 2 Miscreant — EP by Skinless Released 2002 Genre Death metal Label Step Up …

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  • 3 miscreant — index bad (offensive), convict, delinquent, hoodlum, immoral, iniquitous, malefactor, nefarious …

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  • 4 miscreant — [adj] evil, immoral corrupt, criminal, degenerate, depraved, flagitious, infamous, iniquitous, nefarious, perverse, rascally, reprehensible, reprobate, unhealthy, unprincipled, vicious, villainous, wicked; concepts 401,545 Ant. good, moral, nice… …

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  • 5 Miscreant — Mis cre*ant, n. [OF. mescreant, F. m[ e]cr[ e]ant; pref. mes (L. minus less) + p. pr. fr. L. credere to believe. See {Creed}.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who holds a false religious faith; a misbeliever. [Obs.] Spenser. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] Thou …

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  • 6 Miscreant — Mis cre*ant, a. 1. Holding a false religious faith. [1913 Webster] 2. Destitute of conscience; unscrupulous; villainous; base; depraved. Pope. [1913 Webster +PJC] …

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  • 7 miscreant — *villain, scoundrel, blackguard, knave, rascal, rogue, scamp, rapscallion Analogous words: *criminal, malefactor, culprit, delinquent …

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  • 8 miscreant — ► NOUN 1) a person who behaves badly or unlawfully. 2) archaic a heretic. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ behaving badly or unlawfully. ORIGIN Old French mescreant, from mescreire disbelieve …

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  • 9 miscreant — [mis′krē ənt] adj. [OFr, unbelieving < mes (see MIS 1) + creant, prp. of croire, to believe < L credere: see CREED] 1. villainous; evil 2. Archaic unbelieving or heretical n. 1. an evil person; criminal; villain …

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  • 10 miscreant —    A miscreant is literally one who does not believe in God. but by the end of the sixteenth century the word had already taken on the more general sense of ‘wretch, villain’. When Vernon and Basset quarrel, in Shakespeare’s Henry the Sixth Part… …

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  • 11 miscreant — {{11}}miscreant (adj.) c.1300, non Christian, pagan, infidel; early 15c., heretical, unbelieving, from O.Fr. mescreant disbelieving (Mod.Fr. mécréant), from mes wrongly (see MIS (Cf. mis ) (2)) + creant, prp. of creire believe, from L. credere… …

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  • 12 miscreant — UK [ˈmɪskrɪənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms miscreant : singular miscreant plural miscreants literary someone who does something wrong or commits a crime …

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  • 13 miscreant — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English miscreaunt, from Anglo French mescreant, present participle of mescreire to disbelieve, from mes + creire to believe, from Latin credere more at creed Date: 14th century 1. unbelieving, heretical 2. depraved …

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  • 14 miscreant — [[t]mɪ̱skriənt[/t]] miscreants N COUNT A miscreant is someone who has done something illegal or behaved badly. [LITERARY] Local people demanded that the District Magistrate apprehend the miscreants. Syn: wrongdoer …

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  • 16 miscreant — /mis kree euhnt/, adj. 1. depraved, villainous, or base. 2. Archaic. holding a false or unorthodox religious belief; heretical. n. 3. a vicious or depraved person; villain. 4. Archaic. a heretic or infidel. [1350 1400; ME < MF mescreant… …

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  • 17 miscreant — 1. adjective /ˈmɪs.kri.ənt/ a) Lacking in conscience or moral principles; unscrupulous. b) Holding an incorrect religious belief. 2. noun /ˈmɪs.kri.ənt/ a) One who has behaved b …

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  • 18 miscreant — Synonyms and related words: backslider, bad egg, bad lot, base, bastard, black sheep, blackguard, caitiff, corrupt, criminal, crook, degenerate, depraved, evil, fallen angel, felon, felonious, flagitious, good for nothing, heel, hood, hoodlum,… …

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  • 19 miscreant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See evildoer. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. wretch, villain, knave, rogue, ruffian, rapscallion, scamp, caitiff, sneak, scoundrel, culprit, reprobate, delinquent, bully, malefactor, felon, criminal, convict …

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  • 20 miscreant — mis|cre|ant [ˈmıskriənt] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: , present participle of mescroire to disbelieve ] formal a bad person who causes trouble, hurts people etc …

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