Thesaurus / misdeed
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He was stern and severe to his enemies, and avenged cruelly all opposition or misdeed.
She longed for solitude in which to face the full enormity of her misdeed, and to plan an immediate reformation.
MISS MINK'S SOLDIER AND OTHER STORIESALICE HEGAN RICE
That his misdeed was allowed to pass unpunished and uncensured, may have encouraged others to follow his and Lucrezia's example.
FILIPPO LIPPIPAUL G. KONODY
She howled with fright, thinking it a judgment on her for her misdeed, and went in tears to tell her mother.
THE REMINISCENCES OF AN IRISH LAND AGENTS.M. HUSSEY
The perpetrator of the misdeed embarks on his career of defilement early.
THE GLOW-WORM AND OTHER BEETLESJEAN HENRI FABRE
The punishment grows logically out of the offense and has a direct relation to the misdeed.
JOURNEYS THROUGH BOOKLAND, VOL. 10CHARLES HERBERT SYLVESTER
What he did was to make the best of the misdeed, with a kind of sombre acquiescence.
It was supposed by all that some misdeed had been discovered, and some surprising punishment was to be announced.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 13 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
It would be as great a misdeed, perhaps, as to allow the attention to wander to worldly matters during times of especial devotion.
CASA BRACCIO, VOLUMES 1 AND 2 (OF 2)F. MARION CRAWFORD
He was surprised and pleased, for he had vaguely connected this visitor with his own misdeed.
THE HOME AT GREYLOCKELIZABETH PRENTISS
WORDS RELATED TO MISDEED
- antisocial behavior
- evil behavior
- fast one
- mortal sin
- unlawful act
- bad deed
- faux pas
- foul play
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