viciousness


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viciousness

a vice in animals, most commonly mentioned about stallions; aggression directed at people.
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To see moral grandeur rising out of cesspools of iniquity; to rise himself and first glimpse beauty, faint and far, through mud- dripping eyes; to see out of weakness, and frailty, and viciousness, and all abysmal brutishness, arising strength, and truth, and high spiritual endowment -
There was unchained wrath in the downpour, viciousness.
He was known as a little demon, of insensate cruelty and viciousness.
I will, however,' continued Madame Mantalini, drying her eyes, and speaking with great indignation, 'say before you, and before everybody here, for the first time, and once for all, that I never will supply that man's extravagances and viciousness again.
He was so far from pessimism that he saw already the end of all private property coming along logically, unavoidably, by the mere development of its inherent viciousness.
The animal he bestrode was a broken-down plow-horse, that had outlived almost everything but its viciousness.
Well, he has rather more viciousness than I gave him credit for, has Master Joseph.
It also sheds light of the plight displaced Iraqis who fled their homes and cities in fear of the terrorist group's viciousness, in addition to the humanitarian role of State of Kuwait in aiding ailing Iraqis on all levels.
Kashmiris, on both sides of Line of Control (LoC) as well as around the world observed the 69th Indian Republic Day as a Black Day in protest against the continued viciousness of Indian armed forces and India's denial to their right to self-determination.
They must rue that the original case was not more robust in reflecting the viciousness of the attack on Shaun and what went on elsewhere in Edinburgh that night.
Summary: 'Every day American officials play a new trick or expose a new side of their viciousness,' Khamenei says
Tejashwi said that political vendetta against him exposed the Opposition's viciousness.