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evil

[AS. yfel]
An infrequently used term for disease or illness.
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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.
The words of the Jewish leaders, the Roman soldiers, and the first evildoer, although spoken sarcastically in an attempt to shame Jesus, prove to be true.
Happy is the man who doesn't follow the counsel of evildoers, neither does he stand in the sinners' road nor sit in the scoffers' seat.
Other letters, headed "dear ignoramus", contained definitions of various words - such as gutless, evil, evildoer and torture - taken from Kirk's dictionary.
Further, Jesus taught his followers: "Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other also" (Matt 5:39; cf.
Jesus says, 'Do not resist an evildoer. If anyone strikes your right cheek, turn to him the other also' (Matthew 5:39) and 'Let anyone who is without sin throw the first stone' (John 8:7).
* In the soundtrack-heavy skating and graffiti-tagging game Fet Set Radio Future (Sega), pirate radio DJ Professor K helps the "cool kids fight off the evildoers that want to take their freedom." The chief evildoer in this case is the CEO of a huge corporation that has bought the police and attempts to dominate Tokyo.
Finally, he saves New York City from an evildoer who wants to blow up the World Trade Center by detonating LNG on an enormous tanker in the Hudson River.
Putnam's essay had no Agatha Christie climax; he could not with certainty lay all the guilt at one evildoer's shoes.
In the comics, the cancer-stricken Jane Foster was deemed worthy to wield the power of the Asgardian hero, vanquishing evildoers by herself and as a member of the Avengers.
The state enforces laws to protect us from evildoers thereby punishing those who go against them.