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adjective evil pronunciation in British English /ˈiːv(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    an evil person does very bad or cruel things
    a dangerous and evil dictator
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    1. a.
      used about someones behaviour
      their evil deeds
      an evil grin
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  2. 2
    morally bad and causing great harm, especially to society in general
    evil drug-pushers
    evil racist propaganda
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  3. 3
    very unpleasant
    an evil-smelling chemical

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