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Characterized by or indicating future misfortune; ominous:
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  1. Characterized by or indicating future misfortune; ominous:
  2. Bad or blameworthy by report; infamous:
  3. Morally bad or wrong; wicked:
(Slang) Fantastic.
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  1. (Slang) Fantastic.
  2. Full of or exhibiting faults or errors:
  3. Not working properly; defective:
Having an evil mind or disposition
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  1. Having an evil mind or disposition
  2. Having evil thoughts, opinions, or intentions.
  3. Habitually putting an evil interpretation, esp. a salacious or prurient one, on even innocent things
(Theol.) Damned
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  1. (Theol.) Damned
  2. Rejected by God and without hope of salvation.
  3. Totally bad; corrupt; depraved
Very bad; wretched:
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  1. Very bad; wretched:
  2. Morally corrupt or despicable:
  3. (Slang) Very bad, unsatisfactory, nasty, etc.
(Slang) Fantastic.
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  1. (Slang) Fantastic.
  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:
Characterized by or indicating future misfortune; ominous:
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  1. Characterized by or indicating future misfortune; ominous:
  2. Bad or blameworthy by report; infamous:
  3. Morally bad or wrong; 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.
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.
Not morally approvable; morally bad; not ethical.
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  1. Not morally approvable; morally bad; not ethical.
  2. Not in accordance with the moral standards customarily followed in a business or professional relationship. See also conflict of interest and Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Not in accordance with the moral standards customarily followed in a business or professional relationship. See also conflict of interest and Model Rules of Professional Conduct.
Morally unsound or debased; perverted; evil; depraved
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  1. Morally unsound or debased; perverted; evil; depraved
  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:
  1. Lacking moral values
  2. Lacking principles or moral scruples; unscrupulous:
(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 comparatively low worth
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  1. Of comparatively low worth
  2. Of a menial or degrading kind
  3. Having or showing little or no honor, courage, or decency; mean; ignoble; contemptible
Having a bad odor or taste:
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  1. Having a bad odor or taste:
  2. Violating accepted standards or rules; dishonorable:
  3. (Printing) Containing errors or marked with changes
Unmitigated in any way; utter:
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  1. Unmitigated in any way; utter:
  2. Disgusting or offensive:
  3. Glaring; flagrant; very bad
Dissipated and immoral; profligate; debauched
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  1. Dissipated and immoral; profligate; debauched
  2. Lacking moral restraint; indulging in sensual pleasures or vices.
Insistent upon having one's own way; headstrong, willful, disobedient, etc.
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  1. Insistent upon having one's own way; headstrong, willful, disobedient, etc.
  2. Going somewhere not intended or desired:
  3. Deviating from what is desired, expected, or required, especially in being disobedient or in gratifying one's own inclinations:
Describing a conscious rejection of religion.
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  1. Describing a conscious rejection of religion.
  2. Not religious; adhering to no particular religious belief
Constituting blasphemy.
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  1. Constituting blasphemy.
  2. Characterized by blasphemy; irreverent or profane
  3. Committing or tending to commit blasphemy.
Not initiated into the inner mysteries or esoteric knowledge of something
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  1. Not initiated into the inner mysteries or esoteric knowledge of something
  2. Showing disrespect or contempt for sacred things; irreverent
  3. Nonreligious in subject matter, form, or use; secular:
Highly disagreeable or most inferior; very bad: a generalized term of disapproval
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  1. Highly disagreeable or most inferior; very bad: a generalized term of disapproval
  2. Morally base or evil; wicked; depraved; sinful
  3. Degrading; low; mean
(Physics) Characterized by great density and consisting of atoms stripped of electrons:
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  1. (Physics) Characterized by great density and consisting of atoms stripped of electrons:
  2. (Biology) Having lost one or more highly developed functions, characteristics, or structures through evolution:
  3. Having sunk below a former or normal condition, character, etc.; deteriorated
Also corrupt in a moral sense, or disposition.
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  1. Also corrupt in a moral sense, or disposition.
  2. Describing a person or action that is perverted or extremely wrong in a moral sense.
  3. Morally bad; corrupt; perverted
Firmly rooted; ineradicable:
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  1. Firmly rooted; ineradicable:
  2. Difficult or impossible to control or manage:
  3. Not corrigible; that cannot be corrected, improved, or reformed, esp. because firmly established, as a habit, or because set in bad habits, as a child
Devoid of compassion or feeling; pitiless.
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  1. Devoid of compassion or feeling; pitiless.
  2. Without a heart; specifically, without feeling, emotion, or concern for others; uncaring.
  3. Lacking kindness or feeling; hard and pitiless
Marked by a lack of shame:
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  1. Marked by a lack of shame:
  2. Having or showing no feeling of shame, modesty, or decency; brazen; impudent
  3. Having no shame, no guilt nor remorse over something wrong; immodest; unable to feel disgrace
Feeling or having undergone degradation; deprived of dignity or self-respect.
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  1. Feeling or having undergone degradation; deprived of dignity or self-respect.
  2. (Biology) Having the typical characters or organs in a partially developed condition, or lacking certain parts.
  3. (Heraldry) Having steps; said of a cross whose extremities end in steps growing larger as they leave the centre; on degrees.
Indulging in or characterised by sensual pleasures to a degree perceived to be morally harmful; corrupted; immoral; self-indulgent.
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  1. Indulging in or characterised by sensual pleasures to a degree perceived to be morally harmful; corrupted; immoral; self-indulgent.
Harsh or severe in effect or intention:
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  1. Harsh or severe in effect or intention:
  2. Difficult to understand or impart:
  3. Bad; adverse:
Lacking respectability, as in character, behavior, or appearance.
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  1. Lacking respectability, as in character, behavior, or appearance.
  2. Not fit to be seen; dirty, shabby, etc.
  3. Not reputable; having or causing a bad reputation; discreditable
Guilty of such a crime
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  1. Guilty of such a crime
  2. (Law) Convicted of a crime, such as treason or felony, that carries a severe punishment. No longer in technical use.
  3. Causing or deserving a bad reputation; scandalous; outrageous
Offensive to accepted standards of decency or modesty; lewd or vulgar:
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  1. Offensive to accepted standards of decency or modesty; lewd or vulgar:
  2. Not appropriate or becoming; unseemly:
  3. Offensive to good taste
Ignoble; base:
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  1. Ignoble; base:
  2. (Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult
  3. (Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Unyielding; relentless.
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  1. Unyielding; relentless.
  2. Having no pity or compassion; merciless.
  3. Without remorse, mercy or pity
Characterized by an excessive or improper emphasis on sexual matters
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  1. Characterized by an excessive or improper emphasis on sexual matters
  2. Characterized by or indicating sexual desire; lustful:
  3. Appealing to or stimulating sexual desire:
Causing scandal; shocking:
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  1. Causing scandal; shocking:
  2. Containing material damaging to reputation; defamatory:
  3. Causing scandal; offensive to a sense of decency or shocking to the moral feelings of the community; shameful
Extremely evil or cruel; monstrous:
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  1. Extremely evil or cruel; monstrous:
  2. Very cruel, evil, brutal, etc.
  3. Very bad, unpleasant, offensive, inferior, etc.
(Obs.) Contemptuous
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  1. (Obs.) Contemptuous
  2. Deserving of contempt or scorn; worthless; despicable
Very dangerous, troublesome, grievous, etc.
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  1. Very dangerous, troublesome, grievous, etc.
  2. Exasperatingly difficult to solve or handle:
  3. Mean or spiteful:
Gloomy; depressed.
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  1. Gloomy; depressed.
  2. Despicable; base:
  3. (Idiomatic, slang, US) Of no value.
  1. (Idiomatic) useless; worthless
  2. Having little worth; useless.
Apt to soil with dirt or grime:
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  1. Apt to soil with dirt or grime:
  2. Expressing disapproval or hostility:
  3. Disagreeable or contemptible; mean; nasty
Disposed to violent or destructive behavior:
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  1. Disposed to violent or destructive behavior:
  2. Extremely violent or injurious; cruel:
  3. Severe, powerful, or intense; fierce:
Extremely wicked or cruel.
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  1. Extremely wicked or cruel.
  2. Of or like a fiend; devilish; inhumanly wicked or cruel
  3. Extremely bad, disagreeable, or difficult:
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.
Highly unpleasant:
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  1. Highly unpleasant:
  2. Of, resembling, or worthy of hell; fiendish.
  3. Of, from, or like hell
Highly unpleasant or annoying:
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  1. Highly unpleasant or annoying:
  2. Of, like, or characteristic of a villain; evil; wicked
  3. Of, relating to, or appropriate to a villain
Of or like a rascal; base; dishonest; mean
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  1. Of or like a rascal; base; dishonest; mean
  2. Like a rascal.
(Informal) Extremely bad
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  1. (Informal) Extremely bad
  2. Of or like a devil; wicked; cruel; diabolic
  3. Mischievous, teasing, or annoying.
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:
Conspiring or fond of conspiracy
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  1. Conspiring or fond of conspiracy
  2. Of or characteristic of a conspirator or conspiracy
  3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of conspirators or a conspiracy:
Characterized by iniquity; wicked.
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  1. Characterized by iniquity; wicked.
  2. Showing iniquity; wicked; unjust
  3. Morally objectionable
(Obsolete) Flaming; blazing.
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  1. (Obsolete) Flaming; blazing.
  2. Glaringly bad; notorious; outrageous
  3. Conspicuously bad, offensive, or reprehensible:
Very wicked; villainous; iniquitous
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  1. Very wicked; villainous; iniquitous
  2. Infamous by way of being extremely wicked.
Shameful; disgraceful:
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  1. Shameful; disgraceful:
  2. Characteristic of a criminal.
  3. Of, involving, or having the nature of crime:
Outrageously evil or wicked; abominable
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  1. Outrageously evil or wicked; abominable
  2. (Informal) Very unappealing; ugly:
  3. Wicked; abominable:
Of, having the nature of, or characteristic of murder; brutal
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  1. Of, having the nature of, or characteristic of murder; brutal
  2. (Informal) Capable of devastating or overwhelming:
  3. (Informal) Very difficult, disagreeable, dangerous, trying, etc.
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  1. Adept at using deception
  2. Requiring caution or skill:
  3. Hard to deal with, complicated
Attended by or causing misfortune or disaster:
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  1. Attended by or causing misfortune or disaster:
  2. Wicked, evil, or dishonest, esp. in some dark, mysterious way
  3. Causing or intending harm or evil; wicked:
Not of high social status; common.
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  1. Not of high social status; common.
  2. Not noble in quality, character, or purpose; base or dishonorable.
  3. Not noble in birth or position; of the common people
Horrible; hideous; shocking
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  1. Horrible; hideous; shocking
  2. Very unnatural or abnormal in shape, type, or character
  3. Extremely immoral or cruel:
Bringing disgrace; shameful or infamous:
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  1. Bringing disgrace; shameful or infamous:
  2. Expressing contemptuous reproach; scornful or abusive:
  3. Tending to cause opprobrium.
(Old Poet.) Wicked; base
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  1. (Old Poet.) Wicked; base
  2. (Law) Of, like, or constituting a felony
  3. (Law) Having the nature of, relating to, or concerning a felony:
Being able or likely to do harm.
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  1. Being able or likely to do harm.
  2. Involving or filled with danger; perilous.
  3. Full of danger; likely to cause injury, pain, etc.; unsafe; perilous
Relentless or merciless in competition:
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  1. Relentless or merciless in competition:
  2. (Sports & Games) Being a form of a game in which each of three or more players acts and scores individually:
  3. Played by persons competing as individuals rather than with partners, as some forms of bridge or pinochle
Of or characteristic of rats.
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  1. Of or characteristic of rats.
  2. Full of rats
  3. Of or like a rat
Subject to change
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  1. Subject to change
  2. (Figuratively, by extension) Evasive; difficult to pin down.
  3. Of a surface, having low friction, often due to being covered in a non-viscous liquid, and therefore hard to grip, hard to stand on without falling, etc.
Having or marked by bends, curves, or angles.
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  1. Having or marked by bends, curves, or angles.
  2. (Informal) Dishonest or unscrupulous; fraudulent.
  3. At an irregular or improper angle; askew:
(Obs.) Wicked; bad; evil
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  1. (Obs.) Wicked; bad; evil
  2. Behaving disobediently or mischievously:
  3. Indecent; improper:
  1. Troublesome, cheeky, badly behaved.
  2. Troublesome; irritating:
  3. Inclined to annoy or vex with playful tricks; naughty
Playfully mischievous:
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  1. Playfully mischievous:
  2. Playfully mischievous
  3. Mischievous and playful
Showing iniquity; wicked; unjust
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(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:
Having the nature of vice; evil, immoral, or depraved:
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  1. Having the nature of vice; evil, immoral, or depraved:
  2. Faulty or defective:
  3. Having bad or harmful habits; unruly
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:
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. Evil; wicked:
(Archaic) Spiteful; malicious
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  1. (Archaic) Spiteful; malicious
  2. Expressing malice or contemptuous hate.
  3. Full of despite.
Angry, irritable, disagreeable, etc.
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  1. Angry, irritable, disagreeable, etc.
  2. Morally bad or wrong; wicked:
  3. Characterized by or indicating future misfortune; ominous:
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
Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
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  1. Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
  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:
Faulty or defective:
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  1. Faulty or defective:
  2. Having bad or harmful habits; unruly
  3. Malicious; spiteful; mean
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.
Characterized by or causing trouble, irritation, difficulty, distress, inconvenience, etc.
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  1. Characterized by or causing trouble, irritation, difficulty, distress, inconvenience, etc.
  2. Giving trouble or anxiety; vexatious; burdensome; wearisome.
Troublesome; annoying:
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  1. Troublesome; annoying:
  2. (Informal) Annoying; disagreeable; troublesome
  3. Annoying, troublesome, irritating.
Miserly; stingy:
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  1. Miserly; stingy:
  2. (Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
  3. Ignoble; base:

Synonym Study

  • Bad , in this comparison, is the broadest term, ranging in implication from merely unsatisfactory to utterly depraved
  • Naughty today implies mere mischievousness or disobedience a naughty child
  • Ill , which is slightly weaker than evil in its implications of immorality, is now used chiefly in certain idiomatic phrases ill-gotten gains
  • Wicked and evil both connote willful violation of a moral code, but evil often has ominous or malevolent implications an evil hour, and wicked is sometimes weakened in a playful way to mean merely mischievous wicked with
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