Innocent and Rascal


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Innocent noun – An innocent or gentle person.
Usage example: an innocent who is often puzzled by and prey to the evils of the world

Rascal is an antonym for innocent.
Nearby Words: innocuous, innocence, innocently
Antonyms for Innocent


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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

Innocent is an antonym for rascal.
Nearby Words: rascally, rascality
Antonyms for Rascal
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wise wise innocent wise rascal
young young innocent young rascal
unknown unknown innocent unknown rascal

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  • Cool Mask Different writers have portrayed him in various ways over the centuries—a high-spirited rascal, a heartless destroyer, even a semi-innocent victim of his own good looks—but all the better-known accounts agree he had a penchant for wearing a mask.
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Rascal or Innocent. 2016. Accessed June 19, 2021.

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