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rapscallion

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1 a mean, evil, or unprincipled person
  • the city's run-down waterfront was occupied mostly by disreputable places frequented by drunkards and rapscallions

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2 an appealingly mischievous person
  • that little rapscallion kept hiding my shoes and making me go look for them

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“Rapscallion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rapscallion. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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