Knave and Saint


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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

Saint is an antonym for knave.
Nearby Words: knavery, knavish
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Saint noun – A person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization.
Knave is an antonym for saint.
Nearby Words: saintly, sainted, sainthood
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