- But its lessons, on closer examination, are less straightforward than the clichés of the doomed inventor and the villainous mogul might suggest.
- Owen backed up a step as Solstice rubbed up against him, indulging in a villainous grin.
- He shot Janine a villainous grin as he pulled the car from his parking spot, she gave him an unamused look, but it became a playful grin seconds later.
- His black mustache-goatee-beard combo made him look a little more villainous, or perhaps a little more dashing.
- Nurse, my former care-giver who ran off with the villainous Black Scarlet.
- ‘Not really,’ I shook my head, feeling that villainous grin coming back to me.
- Even in the nineteenth century a dean of Westminster Abbey refused to allow a plaque honouring the villainous author of Paradise Lost to stain the abbey's walls, although later deans allowed a bust in Poet's Corner.
- Victor, a tall wiry man with beady eyes and a villainous curly black goatee, announced calmly, unsmiling.
- Even The Beatles, who had learned their trade in the villainous atmosphere of Hamburg's Star Club, were eased into suits and smiles for consumption by the genteel British public.