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synonyms for scalawag

  • caitiff
  • miscreant
  • rapscallion
  • reprobate
  • rogue
  • scamp
  • scapegrace
  • scoundrel
  • trickster
  • varlet
  • villain
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How to use scalawag in a sentence

When I got back to the house, I felt for my handkerchief, and found that scalawag's roll o' bills, which I'd clean forgot.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
Some one without money to try to enlist my sympathies in helping some scalawag out of trouble.
BY FORCE OF IMPULSEHARRY V. VOGT
After the war, when he had turned scalawag, he was taken to task for the speech.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
The scalawag, being a renegade, was scorned more than a carpet-bagger.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
I'd like to give her a line on that handsome scalawag—before it's too late.
FORE!CHARLES EMMETT VAN LOAN
But the people were sorry to see even the worst of this give place to the reign of carpet-bagger, scalawag, and negro.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
Charles Hays, the other scalawag, became the most notorious of the Reconstruction representatives in Congress.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
Carpet-bag and scalawag leaders were purchased, and agreed to use their influence to divide their party.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
M. J. Saffold, afterward a prominent scalawag, escaped service as an agent to examine political prisoners.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
Lewis became the second Radical or scalawag governor of Alabama, serving from 1872 to 1874.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
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WORDS RELATED TO SCALAWAG

  • bad lot
  • black sheep
  • bum
  • loafer
  • ne'er-do-well
  • no-good
  • profligate
  • rapscallion
  • scalawag
  • scamp
  • tramp
  • vagabond
  • waster
  • wastrel
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