evil

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evil

[AS. yfel]
An infrequently used term for disease or illness.
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The FA appears to be putting off the evil day in the hope either Everton collapse at home or Liverpool get thrashed abroad, but they may have to get off the fence soon And fast.
A Home Office consultation paper on the reforms suggested defendants benefited from a postponement of their case because it could be used to apply pressure on the Crown to accept a lesser plea and "putting off the evil day" made it more likely that prosecution witnesses failed to attend the trial, and if they did, their recollections may be less reliable.
I'm putting off the evil day but my 18-month-old will have to start day care soon.