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Related to rascality: knavery, knavish, extemporize, vociferation
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The final drink-offering should have been made to Jove or Neptune, not to the god of thievishness and rascality of all kinds.
Madame Rabourdin listened in amazement to this singular profession of rascality.
We have people that are unhappy, there are many unhappy people, some of them legitimately, there are some disgruntled people that are unhappy without basis, and we also have rascals and troublemakers who think politics is rascality and to each one there is a different solution.
Dr Pathan's book is a powerful expose of British imperialism in Sindh and the Machiavellian tactics of invaders such as General Charles Napier, who admitted, 'We have no right to seize Scinde [sic], yet we shall do so; and a very advantageous, useful humane piece of rascality it will be.
The prerogative power to the Execute President does not in any way allow for such execute rascality exhibited by the Presidency in Nigeria from 1999 to 2007.
At Derry's Long Tower Church, Fr Eamon Graham described the little boy as a toddler full of love and joy with "a good helping of rascality which endeared him to all".
Dysaethesia Aethiopica, "or hebetude of mind and obtuse sensibility of body," also known as rascality, (108) similarly assigned mental illness to a failure to support white supremacy.
For us, continuing to purchase NPLs from banks is more like encouraging rascality.
In time, even if Washington was under considerable strain when making the attempt, he came to exemplify his maxim, writes Douglas Southall Freeman, "and he scarcely lost patience except in dealing with three classes--cowards, those whom he believed to be of habitual rascality, and, above all, those who were cheating the American people for their own profit in the life-and-death struggle for independence.
Never having made much money from his endeavors, he admitted that his motivation was "rascality, pure rascality.
I was obliged to arrest the deputy collector, Carr, at Wrangel, last year, for violation of liquor-law and malfeasance in office in regard to the custody of seized property, and since then all kinds of rascality are being found out against him.
The Louisville Commercial reported that the team folded because they "were so thoroughly disgusted with the conduct of the players last season that a call upon them now would meet with a cold response," adding that "the rascality of last year's players and the general conviction that dishonest players on other clubs were more the rule than the exception.