Evil synonyms

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Appropriate to a devil, especially in degree of wickedness or cruelty.
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Suggesting or threatening harm or evil:
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(--- Baseball) Outside the foul lines:
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(Obs.) Changed from a sound condition to an unsound one; spoiled; contaminated; rotten
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Severe and distressing:
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(Informal) Extremely pleasing to the senses; sensuously enjoyable:
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Extremely immoral or cruel:
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Having a harmful influence:
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Causing loathing; disgusting; abhorrent; detestable
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The property of being heinous.
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Persistent, intense ill will or desire to harm others; great malice
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An offense against God, religion, or good morals
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Immoral behavior
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Of, characteristic of, or like Satan; devilish; infernal; diabolic
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(Uncountable) The property of being sinful.
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(Genetics) The presence in the genetic code of multiple codons for the same amino acid.
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(Archaic) A leading astray morally
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Dishonest or crafty dealing.
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The state or characteristic of being nefarious.
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Not in conformity with accepted principles of right and wrong behavior, specif., depraved
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(Informal) Very unappealing; ugly:
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Malevolent behavior.
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The quality of being evil
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The quality of being evil
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Causing repugnance; distasteful; offensive; disagreeable
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Tending or likely to cause destruction
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An offense against morality; sin
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Bribery or similar dishonest dealings
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Exceptionally bad; abominable:
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The fact or state of being villainous
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Concerning or involving calamity, disastrous.
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Extremely bad; terrible:
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The quality of being perverse.
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The quality of being bad.
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The state of being vile
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The quality or condition of being base.
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An evil or criminal act that is publicly known.
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A monstrous offense or evil; an outrage.
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(Uncountable) The state or characteristic of being wanton; recklessness, especially as represented in lascivious or other excessive behavior.
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An instance of this
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Black magic; witchcraft
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A harmful or malicious action
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Not right or fair; unjust.
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the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
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A depraved act or practice
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A character representing generalized or particular vice in English morality plays.
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Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
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The quality, state, or fact of being criminal
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Lack of respect or dutifulness, as toward a parent
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A literary movement especially of late 19th-century France and England characterized by refined aestheticism, artifice, and the quest for new sensations.
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A relaxed state regarding principles or accuracy.
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Dealings with the Devil or devils, as by sorcery or witchcraft
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The property of being lewd.
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The property of being licentious.
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Deserving to be despised; contemptible
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(Uncountable) The condition, or quality, of being mean; want of excellence; poorness; lowness; baseness; sordidness; stinginess.
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Having the characteristic of anathema
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Morally bad; corrupt; perverted
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Harmful or malicious in intent or effect.
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A cause of harm, ruin, or death:
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(Bible, proper --- person) Wickedness as an evil force: Deut. 13:13
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Morally unprincipled; shameless.
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Unpleasant or annoying:
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Bad-tempered or malicious
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The quality of being evil
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The quality of being evil
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(Chemistry) Decomposition of a compound, especially complex substances such as polymers and proteins, by stages, exhibiting well-defined intermediate products.
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(Countable) Careless wastefulness.
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The quality of being fiendish.
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Something that causes suffering; trouble:
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Moral wrong; evil
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A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
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(Law) Money claimed by, or ordered paid to, a person to compensate for injury or loss caused by the wrong of the opposite party or parties
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A cause or source of harm, damage, or annoyance
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Intentionally violent or injurious behavior, especially that suggestive of a criminal act.
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Harmful to living things; injurious to health:
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Infectious or epidemic:
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Extremely violent or injurious; cruel:
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A condition of pain, suffering, or distress:
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Full of or exhibiting faults or errors:
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Malicious; spiteful:
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A wrong or wicked act; crime, sin, etc.
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That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
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(Uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
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An island off the east coast of Essex where the Thames estuary joins the North Sea.
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An obscene remark, act, event, etc.
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A reaction of shame, disgrace, outrage, etc. caused by such an act, person, or thing
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Abhorrence; disgust.
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(Archaic) Sorrowful; wretched
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Anything from which a start is made; basis
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Any extreme misfortune bringing great loss and sorrow; disaster
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An ulcerlike sore, esp. in the mouth: thought to be an immune reaction
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A source or cause of evil; a scourge:
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A person supposedly possessed by a demon
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An utter failure
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A sense of impending evil or misfortune.
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The act of imprecating evil, etc. on someone
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Harmful or malicious nature or quality.
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A number or quantity having a value that is intermediate between other numbers or quantities, especially an arithmetic mean or average.
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An instance of this; unlucky accident; mishap; mischance
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Attitude or position of attack
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The condition of being pernicious; destructiveness
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The back or rear of something; specif., the side, as of a coin or medal, not bearing the main image or design
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The state of being unrighteous.
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To cause to be, or to declare as, an anathema or evil.
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(Rare) To invoke (evil) upon (someone); curse
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Characterized by iniquity; wicked.
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Sinful; guilty.
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Having a harmful effect; injurious:
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Causing damage or harm; injurious.
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Causing or tending to cause injury; harmful:
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Injurious; harmful
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Not favorable; not auspicious.
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Having or showing opposition; adverse:
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Causing or deserving hate; loathsome; detestable; odious
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(Law) Done with malice.
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Showing ill will; malicious
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Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
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Full of or showing spite; purposefully annoying; malicious
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An act of mischief, cruelty, or witchcraft.
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Representation of devils or demons, as in paintings or fiction.
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A wicked act or wicked behavior
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Any violation of the law for which the judicial code demands there be a penalty, including misdemeanors and felonies. See also crime. Any violation of the law for which the judicial code demands there be a penalty, including misdemeanors and felonies. See also crime.
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Sinfulness
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An often fatal disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, transmitted to humans usually by fleas that have bitten infected rats or other rodents. &diamf3; Bubonic plague , the most common type, is characterized by the tender, swollen lymph nodes called buboes, fever, clotting abnormalities of the blood, and tissue necrosis. An epidemic of bubonic plague in fourteenth-century Europe and Asia was known as the Black Death.
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A small whip used to inflict punishment.
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Misfortune or wretchedness:
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The quality of being evil
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The act or process of polluting or the state of being polluted, especially the contamination of soil, water, or the atmosphere by the discharge of harmful substances.
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(Linguistics) A process whereby words with related meanings come to have similar sounds.
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A complete failure; a fiasco:
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A mass of blossoms:
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Resentful anger aroused by a violent or offensive act, or an instance of this:
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An appalling or atrocious act, situation, or object, especially an act of unusual or illegal cruelty inflicted by an armed force on civilians or prisoners.
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A harmful or malicious action
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Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
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Having an exceedingly bad reputation; notorious:
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The quality of being unjust or unfair; lack of justice
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Wrongdoing; crime
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The premeditated and deliberate commission of a criminal act with knowledge of its harmfulness or reckless indifference to its harmfulness and without justification or excuse.
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Served without milk or cream:
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Producing or breeding infectious disease.
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Subtly sly and tempting.
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One that is greatly reviled, loathed, or shunned:
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(Idiomatic) A situation that is considered to be a disgrace, or deplorable.
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