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Deteriorated from the normal or standard
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  1. Deteriorated from the normal or standard
  2. (Obs.) Changed from a sound condition to an unsound one; spoiled; contaminated; rotten
  3. Containing errors or alterations, especially ones that prevent proper understanding or use:
Portending misfortune or disaster; ominous:
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  1. Portending misfortune or disaster; ominous:
  2. Threatening harm, evil, or misfortune; ominous; portentous
  3. Causing or intending harm or evil; wicked:
Violating accepted standards or rules; dishonorable:
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  1. Violating accepted standards or rules; dishonorable:
  2. Entangled or enwrapped:
  3. Morally detestable; wicked:
The condition or quality of being highly dangerous or injurious; deadliness.
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  1. The condition or quality of being highly dangerous or injurious; deadliness.
  2. Persistent, intense ill will or desire to harm others; great malice
  3. A malignant act, event, or feeling
Severe and distressing:
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  1. Severe and distressing:
  2. Highly offensive; obnoxious:
  3. Playfully malicious or mischievous:
(Informal) Extremely pleasing to the senses; sensuously enjoyable:
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  1. (Informal) Extremely pleasing to the senses; sensuously enjoyable:
  2. Marked by or full of sin; wicked:
Of, concerning, or characteristic of the devil; satanic.
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  1. Of, concerning, or characteristic of the devil; satanic.
  2. Appropriate to a devil, especially in degree of wickedness or cruelty.
Relating to or suggestive of Satan or evil.
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  1. Relating to or suggestive of Satan or evil.
  2. Of, characteristic of, or like Satan; devilish; infernal; diabolic
(Informal) Very unappealing; ugly:
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  1. (Informal) Very unappealing; ugly:
  2. Outrageously evil or wicked; abominable
  3. Wicked; abominable:
Very cruel, evil, brutal, etc.
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  1. Very cruel, evil, brutal, etc.
  2. Very bad, unpleasant, offensive, inferior, etc.
  3. Extremely evil or cruel; monstrous:
Very unnatural or abnormal in shape, type, or character
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  1. Very unnatural or abnormal in shape, type, or character
  2. Extremely immoral or cruel:
  3. Horrible; hideous; shocking
Causing loathing; disgusting; abhorrent; detestable
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  1. Causing loathing; disgusting; abhorrent; detestable
Causing repugnance; distasteful; offensive; disagreeable
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  1. Causing repugnance; distasteful; offensive; disagreeable
  2. (Logic) Contradictory; inconsistent.
  3. Contradictory; inconsistent
Deserving to be despised; contemptible
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  1. Deserving to be despised; contemptible
  2. Deserving of contempt or scorn; vile.
Having a harmful influence:
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  1. Having a harmful influence:
  2. Wishing evil or harm to others; having or showing ill will; malicious
Merely negative; not helpful
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  1. Merely negative; not helpful
  2. Tending or likely to cause destruction
  3. Causing or wreaking destruction; ruinous:
Concerning or involving calamity, disastrous.
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  1. Concerning or involving calamity, disastrous.
  2. Causing or bringing calamity
  3. Causing or involving calamity; disastrous.
Extremely bad; terrible:
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  1. Extremely bad; terrible:
  2. Of the nature of a disaster; causing great harm, damage, etc.; calamitous
  3. Accompanied by or causing distress or disaster; calamitous.
One of the two forms of the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet, distinguished from the letter shin by having a dot above the left side of the letter.
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  1. One of the two forms of the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet, distinguished from the letter shin by having a dot above the left side of the letter.
  2. The condition of being guilty of continued offense against God, religion, or good morals
  3. Something regarded as being shameful, deplorable, or utterly wrong.
Moral corruption or degradation.
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  1. Moral corruption or degradation.
  2. A depraved act or condition.
  3. A depraved condition; corruption; wickedness
An act committed in violation of a law prohibiting it, or omitted in violation of a law ordering it; often, specif., such an act of a serious nature, as a felony: crimes are variously punishable by death, imprisonment, or the imposition of certain fines or restrictions: the range of crime includes felonies and misdemeanors, but not petty violations of local ordinances
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  1. An act committed in violation of a law prohibiting it, or omitted in violation of a law ordering it; often, specif., such an act of a serious nature, as a felony: crimes are variously punishable by death, imprisonment, or the imposition of certain fines or restrictions: the range of crime includes felonies and misdemeanors, but not petty violations of local ordinances
  2. An act committed in violation of law where the consequence of conviction by a court is punishment, especially where the punishment is a serious one such as imprisonment.
  3. An offense against morality; sin
(Uncountable) The property of being sinful.
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  1. (Uncountable) The property of being sinful.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being sinful.
The act or process of corrupting.
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  1. The act or process of corrupting.
  2. The act or fact of making, becoming, or being corrupt
  3. Something corrupted, as an improperly altered word or text
Prostitution, the sale of illegal drugs, and certain other forms of usually nonviolent criminal behavior.
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  1. Prostitution, the sale of illegal drugs, and certain other forms of usually nonviolent criminal behavior.
  2. A character representing generalized or particular vice in English morality plays.
  3. In old English morality plays, a character, often a buffoon, representing a vice or vice in general
The quality or condition of being immoral.
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  1. The quality or condition of being immoral.
  2. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being immoral; vice.
  3. An immoral act or practice; vice
Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
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  1. Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
  2. Lack of righteousness or justice; wickedness
  3. A grossly immoral act; a sin.
Dishonest or crafty dealing.
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  1. Dishonest or crafty dealing.
  2. Behavior or an act characteristic of a knave; rascality; dishonesty
  3. Deceit, an unprincipled action.
The quality or condition of being perverse
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  1. The quality or condition of being perverse
  2. A perverse act
  3. The quality or state of being perverse.
The quality of being bad.
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  1. The quality of being bad.
Villainous conduct or action:
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  1. Villainous conduct or action:
  2. The fact or state of being villainous
  3. Evil or vicious character or behaviour.
The state of being vile
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  1. The state of being vile
  2. A vile act
The quality of being unworthy to hold virtues or value.
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  1. The quality of being unworthy to hold virtues or value.
An evil or criminal act that is publicly known.
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  1. An evil or criminal act that is publicly known.
  2. (Law) Loss of character and of certain civil rights sustained by a person convicted of an infamous crime
  3. The condition of being infamous; disgrace:
The property of being heinous.
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Enormous size or extent; vastness
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  1. Enormous size or extent; vastness
  2. A monstrous or outrageous act; very wicked crime
  3. (Usage Problem) Great size; immensity.
A criminal practice or act.
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  1. A criminal practice or act.
  2. The act or series of acts that constitute a crime.
  3. The quality, state, or fact of being criminal
The state or characteristic of being nefarious.
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  1. The state or characteristic of being nefarious.
A lack of piety
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  1. A lack of piety
  2. Lack of respect or dutifulness, as toward a parent
  3. Lack of reverence for God
Malevolent behavior.
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  1. Malevolent behavior.
  2. The quality or state of being malevolent; malice; spitefulness; ill will
(Genetics) The presence in the genetic code of multiple codons for the same amino acid.
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  1. (Genetics) The presence in the genetic code of multiple codons for the same amino acid.
  2. A degenerate action
  3. The process of degenerating
(Archaic) A leading astray morally
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  1. (Archaic) A leading astray morally
  2. (Archaic) Seduction from morality, allegiance, or duty.
  3. Extreme indulgence of one's appetites, esp. for sensual pleasure; dissipation
Lavish or sensual self-indulgence
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  1. Lavish or sensual self-indulgence
  2. A literary movement especially of late 19th-century France and England characterized by refined aestheticism, artifice, and the quest for new sensations.
  3. A process, condition, or period of decline, as in morals, art, literature, etc.; deterioration; decay
  1. Moral laxity; licentiousness.
  2. A relaxed state regarding principles or accuracy.
  3. The quality or fact of being free from rigidity, attachment or restraint; not tight, not firmly attached or taut.
The property of being lewd.
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  1. The property of being lewd.
  2. Indecent behavior offensive to observers. Indecent behavior offensive to observers.
The property of being licentious.
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(Countable, dated) A particular wanton act.
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  1. (Countable, dated) A particular wanton act.
  2. (Uncountable) The state or characteristic of being wanton; recklessness, especially as represented in lascivious or other excessive behavior.
Contrary to established moral principles.
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  1. Contrary to established moral principles.
  2. Not in conformity with the accepted standards of proper sexual behavior, specif., unchaste or lewd
  3. Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law.
Virulent or threatening to life:
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  1. Virulent or threatening to life:
  2. Causing or likely to cause death
  3. Having or showing ill will; malicious:
A mean act; as, to be guilty of a meanness.
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  1. A mean act; as, to be guilty of a meanness.
  2. (Uncountable) The condition, or quality, of being mean; want of excellence; poorness; lowness; baseness; sordidness; stinginess.
That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
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  1. That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
  2. An unjust, injurious, or immoral act:
  3. The condition of being in error or at fault:
Depravity; baseness.
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  1. Depravity; baseness.
  2. An instance of this
  3. A base act.
(Uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
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  1. (Uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
  2. (Countable) An instance of doing wrong.
  3. Any act or behavior that is wrong; the doing of wrong; transgression
An island off the east coast of Essex where the Thames estuary joins the North Sea.
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  1. An island off the east coast of Essex where the Thames estuary joins the North Sea.
  2. The state of being foul
(Chemistry) Decomposition of a compound, especially complex substances such as polymers and proteins, by stages, exhibiting well-defined intermediate products.
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  1. (Chemistry) Decomposition of a compound, especially complex substances such as polymers and proteins, by stages, exhibiting well-defined intermediate products.
  2. The act or process of degrading.
  3. (Geology) A general lowering of the earth's surface by erosion or weathering.
An obscene remark, act, event, etc.
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  1. An obscene remark, act, event, etc.
  2. Indecency, lewdness, or offensiveness in behavior, expression, or appearance.
  3. Something, such as a word, act, or expression, that is indecent or lewd.
(Uncountable) Shameless and immoral behaviour.
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  1. (Uncountable) Shameless and immoral behaviour.
  2. (Countable) Careless wastefulness.
  1. Deviltry
  2. Black magic; witchcraft
  3. Evil or diabolic behavior; great wickedness or cruelty
Dealings with or worship of the devil or demons.
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  1. Dealings with or worship of the devil or demons.
  2. Dealings with the Devil or devils, as by sorcery or witchcraft
  3. The character or condition of the Devil or a devil
The quality of being fiendish.
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Something that reflects in an unfavorable way on one:
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  1. Something that reflects in an unfavorable way on one:
  2. Evil, wrongdoing, or harm:
  3. Anything causing harm, trouble, wrong, pain, unhappiness, etc.
Immoral or unjust effects:
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  1. Immoral or unjust effects:
  2. Moral wrong; evil
  3. Hurt; injury; damage
A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
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  1. A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
  2. Physical harm or damage to a person, property, etc.
  3. Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing:
Injury or harm to a person or thing, resulting in a loss in soundness or value
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  1. Injury or harm to a person or thing, resulting in a loss in soundness or value
  2. (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
  3. (Informal) Cost; price:
A cause or source of harm, damage, or annoyance
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  1. A cause or source of harm, damage, or annoyance
  2. Harm, damage, or injury, esp. that done by a person
  3. Action or conduct that causes damage or trouble
  1. An undesirable event such as an accident
  2. Bad luck; ill fortune; trouble; adversity
  3. The condition resulting from bad fortune or ill luck:
That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
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  1. That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
  2. An unjust, injurious, or immoral act:
  3. The condition of being in error or at fault:
Damage to reputation or character caused by public disclosure of immoral or grossly improper behavior; disgrace.
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  1. Damage to reputation or character caused by public disclosure of immoral or grossly improper behavior; disgrace.
  2. Talk that is damaging to one's character; malicious gossip.
  3. A person, thing, or circumstance that causes or ought to cause disgrace or outrage:
Deep trouble or misery
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  1. Deep trouble or misery
  2. Any extreme misfortune bringing great loss and sorrow; disaster
  3. An event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or severe affliction; a disaster:
Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
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  1. Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants:
  2. The contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms. Pollution can occur naturally, for example through volcanic eruptions, or as the result of human activities, such as the spilling of oil or disposal of industrial waste. &diamf3; Light from cities and towns at night that interferes with astronomical observations is known as light pollution. It can also disturb natural rhythms of growth in plants and other organisms. &diamf3; Continuous noise that is loud enough to be annoying or physically harmful is known as noise pollution. &diamf3; Heat from hot water that is discharged from a factory into a river or lake, where it can kill or endanger aquatic life, is known as thermal pollution.
The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates.
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  1. The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates.
  2. (Linguistics, etymology) The influence of one form (often from a foreign language) on the historical development of another form to which it may be related in meaning.
  3. (Linguistics) A process whereby words with related meanings come to have similar sounds.
The culminating event of a drama, esp. of a tragedy, by which the plot is resolved; denouement
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  1. The culminating event of a drama, esp. of a tragedy, by which the plot is resolved; denouement
  2. A complete failure; a fiasco:
  3. (Geol.) A sudden, violent change, such as an earthquake
A mass of blossoms:
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  1. A mass of blossoms:
  2. A sudden hard stroke or hit, as with the fist or an object.
  3. An unexpected shock or calamity.
(Obsolete) An evil influence of a star or planet.
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  1. (Obsolete) An evil influence of a star or planet.
  2. Any happening that causes great harm or damage; serious or sudden misfortune; calamity
  3. An occurrence causing widespread destruction and distress; a catastrophe.
A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
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  1. A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
  2. Something that causes persistent hardship, trouble, or annoyance:
  3. 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.
A calling on God or the gods to send evil or injury down on some person or thing
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  1. A calling on God or the gods to send evil or injury down on some person or thing
  2. Evil or injury that seems to come in answer to a curse
  3. Any cause of evil or injury
Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
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  1. Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
  2. An act of extreme violence or viciousness:
  3. Something that is grossly offensive to decency, morality, or good taste:
(Informal) A very displeasing or tasteless thing
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  1. (Informal) A very displeasing or tasteless thing
  2. 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.
  3. Atrocious behavior or condition; brutality, cruelty, etc.
An abominating; great hatred and disgust; loathing
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  1. An abominating; great hatred and disgust; loathing
  2. Anything hateful and disgusting
  3. A cause of abhorrence or disgust.
Unfair play; action that breaks the rules of the game
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  1. Unfair play; action that breaks the rules of the game
  2. Criminal action or violence; esp., murder
  3. Intentionally violent or injurious behavior, especially that suggestive of a criminal act.
(Idiomatic) A situation that is considered to be a disgrace, or deplorable.
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  1. (Idiomatic) A situation that is considered to be a disgrace, or deplorable.
Being so far behind in repayment as to be considered a loss:
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  1. Being so far behind in repayment as to be considered a loss:
  2. Being in poor health or in pain:
  3. Not achieving an adequate standard; poor:
Marked by anger or sullenness:
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  1. Marked by anger or sullenness:
  2. Being of the color black, producing or reflecting comparatively little light and having no predominant hue.
  3. Evil; wicked:
Not in conformity with the accepted standards of proper sexual behavior, specif., unchaste or lewd
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  1. Not in conformity with the accepted standards of proper sexual behavior, specif., unchaste or lewd
  2. Not in conformity with accepted principles of right and wrong behavior, specif., depraved
  3. Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law.
Characterized by iniquity; wicked.
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  1. Characterized by iniquity; wicked.
  2. Showing iniquity; wicked; unjust
  3. Wicked or sinful
(Rare) Diseased or causing disease
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  1. (Rare) Diseased or causing disease
  2. Sinful; sinning
  3. Breaking or disregarding a rule or practice; faulty
(Theol.) Damned
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  1. (Theol.) Damned
  2. Rejected by God and without hope of salvation.
  3. Totally bad; corrupt; depraved
Marked by or full of sin; wicked:
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  1. Marked by or full of sin; wicked:
  2. (Informal) Extremely pleasing to the senses; sensuously enjoyable:
Very intense, forceful, sharp, etc.
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  1. Very intense, forceful, sharp, etc.
  2. Faulty or defective:
  3. Having bad or harmful habits; unruly
Naughty in a playful way; mischievous
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  1. Naughty in a playful way; mischievous
  2. (Slang) Strikingly good, effective, or skillful:
  3. Morally bad or wrong; acting or done with evil intent; depraved
Not in conformity with fact or truth; incorrect or erroneous:
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  1. Not in conformity with fact or truth; incorrect or erroneous:
  2. Unfair; unjust:
  3. Not fitting or suitable; inappropriate or improper:
Vulgar or obscene:
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  1. Vulgar or obscene:
  2. Full of or exhibiting faults or errors:
  3. Being in poor condition; diseased:
Harmful to health or well-being; injurious
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  1. Harmful to health or well-being; injurious
  2. Having a harmful effect; injurious:
  3. Harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way (as for example deleterious effects, deleterious to health).
Causing damage or harm; injurious.
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  1. Causing damage or harm; injurious.
  2. Causing detriment; harmful
Causing or capable of causing harm; injurious.
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  1. Causing or capable of causing harm; injurious.
  2. Causing or able to cause harm; hurtful
Damaging or harmful:
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  1. Damaging or harmful:
  2. Causing pain or suffering, especially of a psychological nature.
  3. Tending to hurt someone's feelings; insulting.
Not favorable; unpropitious:
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  1. Not favorable; unpropitious:
  2. Resulting from or suggestive of evil intentions:
  3. Morally bad or wrong; evil
Offensive or insulting; hurtful:
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  1. Offensive or insulting; hurtful:
  2. Causing or tending to cause injury; harmful:
  3. Injuring or likely to cause injury; harmful
Troublesome; irritating:
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  1. Troublesome; irritating:
  2. Injurious; harmful
  3. Troublesome, cheeky, badly behaved.
Severe; intense:
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  1. Severe; intense:
  2. Vulgar or obscene:
  3. Not achieving an adequate standard; poor:
Hostile or unfriendly:
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  1. Hostile or unfriendly:
  2. Resulting from or suggestive of evil intentions:
  3. Morally bad or wrong; evil
Not favorable; not auspicious.
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  1. Not favorable; not auspicious.
  2. Not auspicious; unfavorable; unlucky; ill-omened
  3. Not auspicious; ill-omened; unfortunate; unlucky; unfavorable.
Likely to be a hindrance; disadvantageous:
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  1. Likely to be a hindrance; disadvantageous:
  2. Disadvantageous, adverse, unsuitable, inconducive; serving to hinder or oppose.
  3. (Of wind or weather) Causing obstacles or delay; not conducive to travel or work; inclement.
By, for, or about black people as a group; specif., in the U.S., by, for, or about black Americans
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  1. By, for, or about black people as a group; specif., in the U.S., by, for, or about black Americans
  2. Being of the color black, producing or reflecting comparatively little light and having no predominant hue.
  3. Cheerless and depressing; gloomy:
(Archaic) Spiteful; malicious
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  1. (Archaic) Spiteful; malicious
  2. Expressing malice or contemptuous hate.
  3. Full of despite.
Full of hatred.
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  1. Full of hatred.
  2. (Archaic) Feeling or showing hate; malicious; malevolent
  3. Nasty, unpleasant, objectionable, etc.
Having a harmful influence:
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  1. Having a harmful influence:
  2. Wishing evil or harm to others; having or showing ill will; malicious
(Law) Done with malice.
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  1. (Law) Done with malice.
  2. Having, showing, or caused by malice; spiteful; intentionally mischievous or harmful
  3. Having the nature of or resulting from malice; deliberately harmful; spiteful:
Showing ill will; malicious
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  1. Showing ill will; malicious
  2. Intending or threatening harm or ill will; malevolent:
  3. Evil or harmful in nature or effect:
Causing or likely to cause death
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  1. Causing or likely to cause death
  2. Having or showing ill will; malicious:
  3. Relating to cancer cells that are invasive and tend to metastasize. Malignant tumor cells are histologically more primitive than normal tissue.
Expressing spite or malice:
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  1. Expressing spite or malice:
  2. (Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
  3. Ignoble; base:
Exasperatingly difficult to solve or handle:
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  1. Exasperatingly difficult to solve or handle:
  2. Very dangerous, troublesome, grievous, etc.
  3. Mean; malicious; ill-humored
Capable of harming or killing by poison:
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  1. Capable of harming or killing by poison:
  2. (Of an animal) Inedible due to containing poison; poisonous to eat
  3. Full of ill will; malicious or spiteful:
Filled with, prompted by, or showing spite; malicious.
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  1. Filled with, prompted by, or showing spite; malicious.
  2. Full of or showing spite; purposefully annoying; malicious
(Zool.) Having a poison gland or glands and able to inflict a poisonous wound by biting or stinging
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  1. (Zool.) Having a poison gland or glands and able to inflict a poisonous wound by biting or stinging
  2. Secreting and transmitting venom:
  3. Full of or containing venom:
Having bad or harmful habits; unruly
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  1. Having bad or harmful habits; unruly
  2. Faulty or defective:
  3. Malicious; spiteful; mean
Severe and distressing:
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  1. Severe and distressing:
  2. Morally bad or wrong; acting or done with evil intent; depraved
  3. (Slang) Strikingly good, effective, or skillful:
Bad-tempered or malicious
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  1. Bad-tempered or malicious
  2. In a bad mood; irritable or cranky.
  3. Mean, spiteful, or overbearing.
Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
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  1. Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
  2. Lack of righteousness or justice; wickedness
  3. A grossly immoral act; a sin.
Sinfulness
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The condition of being guilty of continued offense against God, religion, or good morals
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  1. The condition of being guilty of continued offense against God, religion, or good morals
  2. One of the two forms of the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet, distinguished from the letter shin by having a dot above the left side of the letter.
  3. Something regarded as being shameful, deplorable, or utterly wrong.
That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
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  1. That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
  2. An unjust, injurious, or immoral act:
  3. The condition of being in error or at fault:
(Informal) Something regrettable or deplorable; shame
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  1. (Informal) Something regrettable or deplorable; shame
  2. An act committed in violation of law where the consequence of conviction by a court is punishment, especially where the punishment is a serious one such as imprisonment.
  3. An offense against morality; sin
Reckless mischief.
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  1. Reckless mischief.
  2. Evil magic; witchcraft.
  3. Reckless mischief, fun, etc.
Devilish conduct; deviltry.
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  1. Devilish conduct; deviltry.
  2. A dealing with devils, as by sorcery or witchcraft
  3. Lore about devils, diabolism, etc.
The quality or condition of being immoral.
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  1. The quality or condition of being immoral.
  2. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being immoral; vice.
  3. An immoral act or practice; vice
Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
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  1. Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
  2. Lack of righteousness or justice; wickedness
  3. A grossly immoral act; a sin.
A wrong or wicked act; crime, sin, etc.
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  1. A wrong or wicked act; crime, sin, etc.
  2. A wrong or illegal deed; a wrongdoing.
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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  1. 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.
  2. The condition of being offended, esp. of feeling hurt, resentful, or angry; umbrage
  3. Something that outrages moral sensibilities:
Sinfulness
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The condition of being guilty of continued offense against God, religion, or good morals
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  1. The condition of being guilty of continued offense against God, religion, or good morals
  2. One of the two forms of the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet, distinguished from the letter shin by having a dot above the left side of the letter.
  3. Something regarded as being shameful, deplorable, or utterly wrong.
That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
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  1. That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
  2. An unjust, injurious, or immoral act:
  3. The condition of being in error or at fault:
(Uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
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  1. (Uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
  2. (Countable) An instance of doing wrong.
  3. Any act or behavior that is wrong; the doing of wrong; transgression
Wickedness
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  1. Wickedness
  2. Anything that is bad; bad quality or state
  3. Something that is below standard or expectations, as of ethics or decency:
The quality of being bad.
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  1. The quality of being bad.
Something that reflects in an unfavorable way on one:
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  1. Something that reflects in an unfavorable way on one:
  2. Evil or misfortune
  3. Evil, wrongdoing, or harm:
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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  1. Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
  2. A condition of pain, suffering, or distress:
A source of persistent annoyance or exasperation:
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  1. A source of persistent annoyance or exasperation:
  2. (Archaic) Fatal injury or ruin:
  3. A cause of harm, ruin, or death:
A source or cause of evil; a scourge:
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  1. A source or cause of evil; a scourge:
  2. A calling on God or the gods to send evil or injury down on some person or thing
  3. Evil or injury that seems to come in answer to a curse
Something that reflects in an unfavorable way on one:
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  1. Something that reflects in an unfavorable way on one:
  2. Something that causes suffering; trouble:
  3. Evil, wrongdoing, or harm:
A highly infectious epidemic disease, especially one with a high rate of fatality; a pestilence.
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  1. A highly infectious epidemic disease, especially one with a high rate of fatality; a pestilence.
  2. A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
  3. 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.
Any cause of serious trouble or affliction
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  1. Any cause of serious trouble or affliction
  2. A small whip used to inflict punishment.
  3. A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment.
A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
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  1. A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
  2. A cause of sorrow; affliction; trouble
  3. Sorrow or grief; misery.
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