Malefactor and Rascal


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Malefactor noun – A person who commits moral wrongs.
Rascal is a synonym for malefactor in scoundrel topic. In some cases you can use "Rascal" instead a noun "Malefactor", when it comes to topics like criminal, miscreant, wrongdoer.
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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

Malefactor is a synonym for rascal in miscreant topic. Sometimes you can use "Malefactor" instead a noun "Rascal".
Nearby Words: rascally, rascality
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