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supercriminal

(ˈsuːpəˌkrɪmɪnəl)
n
(Law) an extremely bad, powerful or successful criminal, a criminal working on a large scale or committing extreme crimes
adj
(Law) extremely criminal; consisting of, involving or relating to supercriminals
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An evil supercriminal ponders his existence after vanquishing his foe in DreamWorks' latest goodlooking animation.
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Denzel's character is overseeing the smooth running of the New York underground - but his working day is thrown into chaos when John Travolta's smooth and charming supercriminal hijacks one of his trains.
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