Knave and Wretch


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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

Wretch is a synonym for knave in scoundrel topic. In some cases you can use "Wretch" instead a noun "Knave", when it comes to topics like scamp. popular alternative
Nearby Words: knavery, knavish
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Wretch noun – A mean, evil, or unprincipled person.
Usage example: the clerk was an ungrateful wretch who stole money from his employer's cash register

Knave is a synonym for wretch in scoundrel topic. You can use "Knave" instead a noun "Wretch", if it concerns topics such as derelict, blackguard, scamp. archaic substitute
Nearby Words: wretched, wretchedly
Synonyms for Wretch

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drunken drunken knave drunken wretch
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