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evil

[AS. yfel]
An infrequently used term for disease or illness.
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The show, Aliens, Immigrants & Other Evildoers, cultivates a "sci-fi Latino noir genre-bending aesthetic that satirizes the governmental status of the immigrant/foreigner as an 'alien," Torres-Tama says.
Inevitably, leaders of democratic nations can be agitated to resort to extreme measures, such as torturing suspected terrorists, that resemble the acts of the evildoers themselves.
What young boys or girls haven't thought of themselves being super heroes, being able to save people from the clutches of evildoers, or saving the world from potential disasters?
The screenplay does nothing to illuminate any of the three parties: The Taliban are the evildoers, the Frenchmen the self-sacrificing military heroes, and the little-seen local population an exotic bunch caught in the middle.
More generally, the actions of evildoers are often inexplicable, unsupported by the kind of reason that is embedded in the logic of means and ends, and, thus, assume the appearance of gratuitous destruction--of violence for the sake of violence that does not spare the actors themselves.
"We must continue to work together to ensure that isolated evildoers do not succeed.
Therefore, he uses his prodigious engineering skills to construct an even more impressive weapon, a hi-tech armoured suit, which he uses to blow up any evildoers who happen to drift across his path.
The psalm voices a prayer for God's attentive protection against "boastful evildoers" (5:5) who are "bloodthirsty and deceitful" (5:6) and counted as "my enemies" (5:8).
"Unfortunately an accused involved in a child abuse case often undergoes a minor punishment for his heinous act after proving guilty in the court," they maintained, adding that there should be strict laws inflicting exemplary punishment on such evildoers.
For far too long we have witnessed justice meted out to those at the bottom while the real evildoers, those with the power, remain unscathed.
Citizens and expatriates were also urged to be on alert and co-ordinate with security agencies to pre-empt evildoers and help foil their stratagems.
Just locate - and bring back - the souls of escaped evildoers who have sneaked out of hell.