Bastard and Villain

Bastard

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Bastard noun – A person whose behavior is offensive to others.
Usage example: that bastard's behavior was completely out of line

Villain is a synonym for bastard in scoundrel topic. In some cases you can use "Villain" instead a noun "Bastard", when it comes to topics like rascal, rogue, knave.
Nearby Words: bastardize, bastardy, bastardised
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Villain

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Villain noun – A mean, evil, or unprincipled person.
Bastard is a synonym for villain in rascal topic. You can use "Bastard" instead a noun "Villain", if it concerns topics such as scoundrel, knave.
Nearby Words: villainous, villainy
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How words are described

old old bastard old villain
good good bastard good villain
complete complete bastard complete villain
true true bastard true villain
Other adjectives: poor, powerful, actual, real, big, cunning, great, evil, little, bad, ultimate, outright, ruthless, creepy, sadistic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Don John from Much Ado About Nothing is also a bastard and a villain, but since he's in a comedy instead of a tragedy, he's less effective—albeit narrowly.
  • House of Cards: Frank Underwood - a manipulative bastard and villain protagonist extraordinaire - is disgusted and outraged when he comes face to face with his wife's rapist.
  • Ish a villain, and a bastard, and a knave, and a rascal.
    Source: Oireland
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