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  • n. a villain

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any person who is not on your side


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  • Beck’s a bad guy for sure, but he’s been taken over by a worse guy.”


  • Comparison with Richard Stark's amoral bad guy Parker or Andrew Vachss's Burke are inevitable, but Kurtz is more Parker than Burke: There is no sentimentality or excess prose here, just unceasing action with a ragged edge.


  • I know Beth Crowley has told Tyler the same thing, so don’t act like I’m the bad guy — oh, good morning, Bella,” she said when she caught sight of me, brightening her tone quickly.


  • As a man of the .30 caliber, he’d always despised the pipsqueak .223 of the classic AR platform with its tendency to bore tiny holes in people, keep going and kill the talented orphan-kid piano-prodigy while the bad guy didn’t blink an eyelash and kept shooting.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • Momar Kadaffy is a bad guy but innocent women and children died when bombs hit their houses.


  • So in English, we’ve got a bad guy shot in the gut coming in by chopper in about twenty minutes and he ain’t walking in on his own two feet.

    Paradise General

  • 'You're going to be taken care of.' ruthless bad guy hatches murderous conspiracy to cover up earth-shattering secret.

    It's October, 1956.

  • If it's just misplaced until Hanover's hidden his assets and then it resurfaces, well, that suggests, just legal malpractice on Hubbard, White's part; nobody looks any farther for a bad guy than us.

    Mistress of Justice

  • And why should she risk looking like the bad guy by trying to take those things away from her classmates when Ms. Pinkerton, the real swim team leader, was completely oblivious and snoring like a lawn mower?

    Maggie Bean in Love


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