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a power that makes people do very bad and cruel things
an action or way of behaving that you think is morally wrong
behaviour that is morally wrong or that breaks a rule
behaviour that people think is morally wrong
the fact that something is morally wrong, or the degree to which it is morally wrong
behaviour that is considered immoral because it concentrates too much on pleasure
formal behaviour that is immoral or evil
formal extremely immoral or unfair actions or situations
literary evil or criminal behaviour
behaviour that you consider to be wrong because it is too extreme
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
a place where people practise hitting golf balls
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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