Examples of villainy in a Sentence
a story of villainy and betrayal
the gruesome villainies of war
Recent Examples of villainy from the Web
Reddit is growing at Facebook's expense, yet its scum-and-villainy problem continues to resurface even after repeated purges.
When that truth became clear, the modern power of book-burning was reinforced — as was the idea that to be the one burning the books was a sure sign of villainy.
Gloriously vengeful, wonderfully complex, the Marquise is a challenge to an actor's range, since the portrayer must not fall into camp or panto villainy but bring out the character's vulnerabilities, fears, and desperation.
If Jasmine refuses to tie the knot, the kingdom will fall to the evil magician Jafar (Jonathan Weir, enjoying his villainy).
Keener’s performance keeps the film grounded even as blunt scenes of the opposing camp’s machinations flirt with soap opera villainy.
As the first Marvel film chronologically, the Tesseract creates the necessary threat for the creation of a super-soldier, and thus superheroes, to be a logical answer to this level of villainy.
The Black Order: Infinity Even though it's been public knowledge for a while now, the trailers have been pretty coy about the fact that Thanos isn't alone in his villainy in Infinity War.
In the film, Mr. Forman drew remarkable performances from the two central characters, played by two relatively unknown actors, Tom Hulce as Mozart and F. Murray Abraham as Salieri, whose villainy grows more tortured and complex throughout.
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Definition of villainy for English Language Learners
: evil behavior or actions
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