Crook and Malefactor


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Crook noun – A person who has committed a crime.
Usage example: a guy at the bar was raving about how all politicians are basically crooks

Malefactor is a synonym for crook in criminal topic. In some cases you can use "Malefactor" instead the word "Crook" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like perpetrator. popular alternative
Nearby Words: crooked, crooking
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Malefactor noun – A person who commits moral wrongs.
Usage example: she regards anyone who would cause the breakup of a family as a malefactor of the worst sort

Crook is a synonym for malefactor in wrongdoer topic. You can use "Crook" instead the word "Malefactor" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as perpetrator. informal substitute
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