Thesaurus / villainous
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Therefore I thought nothing of undertaking a sixty miles' drive in broiling heat and along a villainous road.
SOUTH AFRICAN MEMORIESLADY SARAH WILSON
The man with the face of a butler lighted the most villainous pipe I ever beheld.
HEARTS AND MASKSHAROLD MACGRATH
On the other hand one might very well have a villainous one.
UNDER THE CHINESE DRAGONF. S. BRERETON
He was a short, heavily-built fellow, clad in rags, and had as villainous a face as any they had ever seen.
THE BRADYS BEYOND THEIR DEPTHANONYMOUS
As to the bulkhead, he had advised his commander that the safest thing was to leave it alone, it was so villainous to look at.
LORD JIMJOSEPH CONRAD
The little mother and Jean have no business to be anywhere else on such a villainous night.
THREE LITTLE WOMEN'S SUCCESSGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
Another man envied me, and concocted that villainous plot to make you believe I was married, that he might win you himself.
PRETTY GERALDINE, THE NEW YORK SALESGIRLMRS. ALEX. MCVEIGH MILLER
They lost no time, these villainous Spaniards, in carrying out this sentence.
IN THE DAYS OF DRAKEJ. S. FLETCHER
By the Pombo's tent stood in a row the most villainous brutes I have ever set eyes upon.
IN THE FORBIDDEN LANDARNOLD HENRY SAVAGE LANDOR
The villainous old feelings, so well remembered, racked him cruelly.
THE LASHOLIN L. LYMAN
WORDS RELATED TO VILLAINOUS
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