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synonyms for wrongdoer

  • crook
  • culprit
  • miscreant
  • perpetrator
  • trespasser
  • violator
  • criminal
  • felon
  • malefactor
  • offender
  • sinner
  • transgressor

antonyms for wrongdoer

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  • police
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How to use wrongdoer in a sentence

When the same test was run under those conditions, the babies stared much less predictably at the wrongdoer, with the number who directed their eyes that way falling to the 50% or lower range.
8-MONTH-OLD BABIES RECOGNIZE WRONGDOERS AND SEEK TO PUNISH THEMJEFFREY KLUGERJUNE 16, 2022TIME
Whistleblower lawsuits are initially sealed so potential wrongdoers aren’t tipped off and complaints can be investigated.
A PROGRAM PROMISED TO PAY FOR BRAIN-DAMAGED INFANTS’ CARE. THEN IT SENT FAMILIES TO MEDICAID INSTEAD.BY DANIEL CHANG AND CAROL MARBIN MILLER, MIAMI HERALDJUNE 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
It is always easier to see your opponents as wrongdoers than your allies.
HALF OF REPUBLICANS SAY THAT THE CAPITOL VIOLENCE WAS MOSTLY ANTIFA’S FAULTPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He argued that the companies’ connection to the specific farms in the case was unproved—and unprovable—and that the ATS law should be used only when the actual wrongdoers are identified.
BIG CHOCOLATE’S TRIP TO THE SUPREME COURT COULD HAVE BIG IMPLICATIONS FOR CORPORATIONSVIVIENNE WALTDECEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
And the wrongdoer may still be sued in a civil action for the loss to the seller as before.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
An act done by a wrongdoer, not under the lessor's order, will not justify the lessee in quitting.
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Ordinarily the motive of the wrongdoer is not material in determining his maintenance of a nuisance.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Love should have but one punishment for the wrongdoer,—that is, forgiveness.
EDGAR SALTUS: THE MANMARIE SALTUS
Officials could be aided and encouraged to aim at the prevention of wrongdoing rather than at the punishment of the wrongdoer.
THE CRIMINAL & THE COMMUNITYJAMES DEVON
Our punishment is fixed by laws that no Parliament can alter; our own neglect of the wrongdoer ensures it.
THE CRIMINAL & THE COMMUNITYJAMES DEVON
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WORDS RELATED TO WRONGDOER

  • culprit
  • evildoer
  • offender
  • perpetrator
  • thug
  • victimizer
  • villain
  • violator
  • wrongdoer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.