MALEFACTOR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MALEFACTOR
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 n.  criminal; one who does evil or injury to another
Classic Sentence:
1  This gloomy fortress, which has for more than three hundred years furnished food for so many wild legends, seemed to Dantes like a scaffold to a malefactor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
2  The first-named malefactor will be subjected to the mazzuola, the second culprit beheaded.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
3  He looked at Poole, and then back at the paper, and last of all at the dead malefactor stretched upon the carpet.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
4  For years past I have continually been conscious of some power behind the malefactor, some deep organizing power which forever stands in the way of the law, and throws its shield over the wrong-doer.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
5  The malefactor was fixed in a chair upon a scaffold erected for that purpose, and his head cut off at one blow, with a sword of about forty feet long.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER V.
6  The "malefactor" who had been there was Father Madeleine.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
7  Javert was a complete character, who never had a wrinkle in his duty or in his uniform; methodical with malefactors, rigid with the buttons of his coat.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
8  A revolt was, in its eyes, no pretext for allowing malefactors to take the bit in their own mouths, and for neglecting society for the reason that the government was in peril.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—THE "SPUN" MAN
9  I was in the condition of mind to be shocked at nothing: in fact, I was as reckless as some malefactors show themselves at the foot of the gallows.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
10  They were cramped like malefactors with the chain and ball.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
11  He passed up the staircase and into the corridor along the walls of which the overcoats and waterproofs hung like gibbeted malefactors, headless and dripping and shapeless.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
Example Sentence:
1  Mighty Mouse will save the day, hunting down every malefactor and rescuing innocent mice from peril.