double-dyed


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double-dyed

adj
1. confirmed; inveterate: a double-dyed villain.
2. (Dyeing) dyed twice
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Adj.1.double-dyed - without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"
unmitigated - not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie"
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Alas," he cried, "vain braggarts, women forsooth not men, double-dyed indeed will be the stain upon us if no man of the Danaans will now face Hector.
To turn over a new leaf, you double-dyed scoundrel," shouted Ralph, "and beg your wife's pardon, and be a good boy for the future.
The Synthetic Line includes six knives with rugged synthetic handles, carefully jigged and double-dyed to achieve a classic look with tough modern characteristics.
In Britain, loathing for the United States is an issue that joins the far Left with the double-dyed Right, and as those marchers showed it reaches more widely below the surface.
All ends happilly, with the double-dyed villain (not the usurping king, but his henchman) dead mad the usurper repenting his misdeeds.
The tone is Boy's Own adventure, with a double-dyed villain lurking round every corner and lots of derring-do from the heroes in a movie full of all the usual tricks.
But there's a reason why you should care even if you're double-dyed Labour, and it's this: The British political system can only work if everyone does their allotted job.
If they were not already paranoid, this would convince them that everyone in the game is a double-dyed villain whose sole motivation