Perhaps, too, like miscreant HAL 9000, the GOP is warming up to sing, “Daisy, Daisy.”
When some miscreant tweets to the world that you should kill yourself, it kinda takes the romance out of it.
Is it mere coincidence or urban mythmaking that the miscreant line jumpers are always said to be driving Mercedes?
“It is a wonder that any honest man could be found to support that miscreant Laud,” I remember hearing my father say.
Both hands gripped the graceful shoulders of the miscreant like a vise.
Before the assembled band he charged the miscreant with treason, and, cutting his throat, disfigured his face beyond recognition.
The miscreant is supposed to be interested in some other watering-place.
This livery of crime, after having clothed some miscreant, was now decaying on this desert shore.
The heart of the miscreant swelled with indignation and disappointment.
The miscreant had always had a lively sense of the power of money for evil; he saw it now in a new light--for he was penniless.
late 14c., "heathen, Saracen," from miscreant (adj.) or from Old French mescreant, which also had a noun sense of "infidel, pagan, heretic." Sense of "villain" first recorded 1590 in Spenser.