definition of villanous by The Free Dictionary

To which Jones answered, “He doubted not but such villanous arts had been made use of to destroy him.”
“Ring de pell ;” he replied, attempting a grin with his little villanous mouth.
“Ah!” said she, “’tis that villanous man!” Then, thrusting her under lip out beyond the upper, she made a little pout, which appeared to be familiar to her, executed a pirouette on her heel, and set about collecting in her tambourine the gifts of the multitude.
I tell ye what it is, men –cried Stubb to his crew — It’s against my religion to get mad; but I’d like to eat that villanous Yarman –Pull–won’t ye?
At such times I could see his villanous face plainly, and, when the sulphur from the matches irritated his lungs, between the raspy cough that followed and the clammy mud in which I was lying, I confess I shivered harder than ever.
Though true cylinders without –within, the villanous green goggling glasses deceitfully tapered downwards to a cheating bottom.
One night three troops of our squadron were ordered to a certain point whither they had patrolled the previous week; but our own particular troop was to stay behind, and in charge of no other than the villanous corporal, both our officer and sergeant having gone into hospital with enteric.
“Spectre,” which is named after the secret villanous organization from the James Bond films, aims to discuss the power of digital influencers and information online, as well as what can or cannot be believed.
Not only is the villanous organization trying to steal the Arc Reactor at the Stark Tower in Kowloon, but its artificial intelligence Arnim Zola has sent an army of Swarmbots to infiltrate the S.H.I.E.L.D.
In yet another unusual move, however, a prequel, “The Harrowing of Tam Lin,” will be released between books two and three, to tell the backstory of the new character Tam Lin, a medieval Scottish knight who was abducted by the villanous alien queen in the early fourteenth century.
The film it opened with was the historical drama of Ben Hur, starring Ramon Novarro in the principal role and Francis X Bushman as the villanous Messala, and the price of a seat in the front stalls would have set you back 10d.
This child is a “scapegoat” upon whom the sins of her drunken father and wild brothers are unleashed until she is transformed from an innocent child desperate for familial love into a hardened, coarse young woman walking with “a heavy reel, / shouting her villanous [sic] song” (32).

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