Hero and Rascal


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Hero noun – A person who is the object of extreme or uncritical devotion.
Rascal is an antonym for hero.
Nearby Words: heroic, heroine, heroism, heroically
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Rascal noun – A mean, evil, or unprincipled person.
Usage example: some cold-blooded rascal had set the barn afire, killing all of the horses

Hero is an antonym for rascal.
Nearby Words: rascally, rascality
Antonyms for Rascal
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little little hero little rascal
young young hero young rascal
favorite favorite hero favorite rascal

Both words in one sentence

  • Franchise / Tintin Meaningful Name: A "picaro" is a picaresque rascal/hero, while Tintin's Dutch name, Kuifje, lierally refers to an odd tuft of hair like the one the hero sports.
  • Rascally Rabbit In West Africa, many tribal cultures, such as the Yoruba of Nigeria and the Wolof of Senegal, have traditional story cycles about an irrepressible hare trickster who is equal parts rascal, clown, and culture hero.
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