Examples of misdeed in a Sentence
She threatened to expose to the public the misdeeds he had committed.
punished for her misdeeds by the church elders
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For Carlson, and for much of Fox News, Trump’s misdeeds are never the story; it’s always the reaction to Trump that gets the ink.
The show will be co-produced by Jerry Bruckheimer TV and delves into the complicated truths and realities of athletes involved in criminal activity and misdeeds.
Principally, Manafort’s is a case of alleged financial misdeeds.
They were slaveholders, and no doubt they should be remembered and criticized for that grievous misdeed.
Bottom line: Putin may not be lurking behind every misdeed, global crisis and internet conspiracy.
Attempts to uncover approximate numbers of people who’ve had affairs via studies are useless, considering that people are prone to lying about their misdeeds even under the aegis of anonymity.
The embattled bank's misdeeds continue to diversify.
Some reviews have complained that The Founder doesn’t present Ray Kroc as sufficiently complicated or sufficiently compromised: that a proper film should have Kroc suffer for his misdeeds and greed.
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First Known Use of misdeed
before 12th century
Synonymsbreach, crime, debt, error, lawbreaking, malefaction, offense, misdoing, sin, transgression, trespass, violation, wrongdoing
Related Wordsbias crime, hate crime; felony, misconduct, misdemeanor, misfeasance; fault, foible, peccadillo; break, infringement; immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, sinfulness, vice, wickedness; corruption, debauchery, depravity, licentiousness; abuse, criminality, illegality, lawlessness, unlawfulness; descent, downfall, fall
Near Antonymsblamelessness, faultlessness, guiltlessness, impeccability, innocence, irreproachability; goodness, morality, righteousness, virtue, virtuousness
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