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Adjective
Morally depraved
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“The lands belonged to an evil King who was extremely self-serving and cruel to the people who lived in the kingdom.”
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Carrying an intent to harm
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“There is an evil undertone in his charming and sociable demeanor.”
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(of a smell or sight) Extremely unpleasant, offensive or repugnant
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“Did you just let off that evil and obnoxious smell in the elevator?”
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Marked by something that makes conditions difficult or inconvenient
“That was a truly evil storm that we had to brave in order to cross the border.”
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Falling on hard or difficult times
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“She walked among the poor and desperate who had endured evil times under the reign of the despot.”
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Contemptuously ridiculing or mocking someone or something
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A force deemed to be profoundly malevolent or morally corrupt in nature
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“There is an evil coming, and we are powerless to stop its impending charge towards us.”
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(count noun) Something which prevents a being from experiencing happiness or good in their lives, or inflicting harm
“Perhaps, in a twisted way, this necessary evil will serve as motivation to make the world a better place.”
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(count noun) The negative impact of an action or event
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“The underlying evil of his lies will soon be laid bare, and he will have nowhere to hide.”
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An indifference to suffering, or pleasure in inflicting suffering
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Intention to harm or deprive in an illegal or immoral way
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The rabble, the masses
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A cause of great distress or misfortune
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(pathology) An abnormal condition of a human, animal or plant that causes discomfort or dysfunction
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Criminal acts against people committed as part of an orchestrated campaign
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A grossly malformed animal or plant
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Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes
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A negative consequence or downside of a given course of action
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Evils that are hidden
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A deliberate act, typically as part of a systematic campaign, that causes human suffering or death on a large scale
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Physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something
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