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Related to scoundrelly: holding back, Pertaining to, reacquainted
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Lessing said that Voltaire won his case became he outdid in scoundrelly deeds "the worst Jew of Berlin/To whom no cheating was too hard, no nasty trick too mean .
Briefly, the structure of the piece is typical of the period with rakish scoundrelly sons (here Matt Flowerdale) who did manage to come good in the end.
So here was this virtuous husband behaving in a splendidly scoundrelly fashion, and no one even noticed.
Scoundrelly patriots called her a traitress, the godly called her godless,
under your scoundrelly Yankee influence, the negroes grow worse and worse every season.