Scum and Wretch


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Scum noun – A person whose behavior is offensive to others.
Usage example: ignore the heckler—he's complete scum

Wretch and scum are semantically related in knave topic. In some cases you can use "Wretch" instead a noun "Scum", when it comes to topics like bastard.
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Wretch noun – A mean, evil, or unprincipled person.
Scum and wretch are semantically related in derelict topic. Sometimes you can use "Scum" instead a noun "Wretch", if it concerns topics such as knave, bastard.
Nearby Words: wretched, wretchedly
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female female scum female wretch
complete complete scum complete wretch
vile vile scum vile wretch
amoral amoral scum amoral wretch
Other adjectives: insane.
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