scoundrelism


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scoundrelism

the characteristics and behavior of a scoundrel. — scoundrelly, adj.
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I mean to say, first, that there's but poor comfort in being able to declare that any given act of violence - damaging property or destroying life - is not the work of anarchism at all, but of something else altogether - some species of authorised scoundrelism.
Under Western Eyes portrays the process of moral discovery in the face of confusion, scoundrelism, anarchism.
The great cities reek with respectable as much as non-respectable robbery and scoundrelism.