Examples of villainy in a Sentence
a story of villainy and betrayal
the gruesome villainies of war
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Said program has never been re-aired or officially released in any home video format, though it has been known to pop up in certain wretched hives of scum and villainy online.
Shaw's depiction of the mysterious Man in the Yellow Suit is played with a fitting degree of scenery-chewing villainy, while remaining comically appealing.
Damon spends the movie looking appropriately flummoxed as his ruinous plans go awry; little Jupe is convincingly precocious; Moore, with her alabaster skin and lacquered ’50s do, seems shellacked by villainy.
We are left with a portrait of villainy that feels, like the customer service number for an app, extremely hard to pin down.
Jared Leto turns on the villainy as a replicant-maker.
That's good, since watching it from the safety of the side of Main Street U.S.A. allows the kids to enjoy the series of floats that is sort of a majority lineup of villainy and creepiness.
Fans already knew the character was tough and could hold her own in a galaxy full of scum and villainy, but the Ph.D. at 19 kicked everything up yet another notch.
Yet Cersei’s unguarded villainy betrays more emotion than Daenerys’s studied imperial façade.
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First Known Use of villainy
Synonymsbad, evildoing, ill, immorality, iniquity, sin, evil, wrong
Antonymsgood, morality, right, virtue
Related Wordsatrociousness, atrocity, badness, balefulness, darkness, depravedness, devilishness, diabolism, enormity, evilness, heinousness, iniquitousness, satanism, sinfulness, vileness, wickedness; devilry (or deviltry), fiendishness; cancer, canker, decay, rot, squalor; corruption, debauchery, degeneracy, depravity, indecency, malefaction, perversion, pervertedness, scurrility, scurrilousness; abomination, anathema, taboo (also tabu)
Near Antonymsdecency, goodness, honesty, integrity, probity, rectitude, uprightness; goodness, righteousness, virtuousness
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