Hero and Knave


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Hero noun – A person who is the object of extreme or uncritical devotion.
Knave is an antonym for hero.
Nearby Words: heroic, heroine, heroism, heroically
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Knave noun – A mean, evil, or unprincipled person.
Usage example: he plays the role of the duplicitous knave who tries to foil the play's hero

Hero is an antonym for knave.
Nearby Words: knavery, knavish
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young young hero young knave
ancient ancient hero ancient knave
titular titular hero titular knave

Both words in one sentence

  • Knights and Knaves Then the knave claimed to be the alternator, which the hero had already identified, leaving the last person to be the knight.
  • In the sequel trilogy, Poe Dameron is the Knight, Rey is the Knave, and Finn is the Squire, although Rey as the Knave will be the sequel trilogy's hero.
  • During this period, Brienne, the idealistic amazon is the knight; the pragmatic Anti-Hero Jaime is the Knave and Cleos Frey is the squire.
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