malefactor (noun)

Definition:

1. a convicted criminal, especially a felon; 2. someone who does wrong or who hurts others

Example Sentences:

– It is the job of the police department to protect the people from malefactors. (criminals)
– He was a malefactor who regularly betrayed others on behalf of his own success. (wrongdoer, evildoer)
– She railed against them, calling down a violent malediction upon their household. (curse)
– Prisons are full of malefactors who have committed a wide range of crimes. (criminals, offenders)

Synonyms:

criminal, felon, wrongdoer, evildoer

Antonyms:

 benefactor, humanitarian, hero, do-gooder

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blatant (adjective)

Definition:

1. completely obvious and unmasked; 2. noisy and loud to the point of rudeness or offense

Example Sentences:

– That was a flagrant foul when the athlete blatantly struck his opponent’s hand with the intention to harm him. (glaringly, obviously) adverb
– The blatant screeching and loud music of our neighbors’ incessant pool parties was enough to nearly drive us out of the neighborhood. (noisy, clamorous, offensive)
– In a show of disrespect, he blatantly interrupted the conversation and started going on and on about himself. (brazenly, glaringly) adverb
– I can’t be around somebody with such a blatant lack of manners and disregard for other people. (obvious, egregious)

Synonyms:

brazen, clamorous, vociferous, obvious,

Antonyms:

subtle

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