Knave and Scamp


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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

Scamp is a synonym for knave in rogue topic. In some cases you can use "Scamp" instead a noun "Knave", when it comes to topics like scoundrel, corrupt, rascal. popular alternative
Nearby Words: knavery, knavish
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Scamp noun – A mean, evil, or unprincipled person.
Usage example: an insincere and ruthlessly ambitious scamp who was willing to do anything to win the reality show's grand prize

Knave is a synonym for scamp in scoundrel topic. You can use "Knave" instead a noun "Scamp", if it concerns topics such as corrupt, rascal, rogue. popular alternative
Nearby Words: scamper, scampish, scamped, scampi
Synonyms for Scamp

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