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malefactor

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1 a person who commits moral wrongs
  • she regards anyone who would cause the breakup of a family as a malefactor of the worst sort

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2 a person who has committed a crime
  • the victim was able to give a clear description of the malefactor to the police

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The first known use of malefactor was in the 15th century

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“Malefactor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/malefactor. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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