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villainy

noun

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that which is morally unacceptable
  • psychologists and sociologists have tried to discover the roots of such unspeakable villainy

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“Villainy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/villainy. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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