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1. nefarious

adjective. ['nəˈfɛriːəs'] extremely wicked.

Synonyms

  • villainous

Antonyms

  • moral
  • right

Etymology

  • nefarius (Latin)
  • nefas (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Nefarious

  • stradivarius
  • tavoulareas
  • precarious
  • gregarious
  • vicarious
  • hilarious
  • aquarius
  • various
  • marius

Example sentences of the word nefarious


1. Adjective
To some, a bullet might just be a lump of metal, or a nefarious and scary object.

Quotes containing the word nefarious


1. The most temptation I'd experienced had been with Tomas, the Senate's spy who had been feeding off me without permission, and Mircea, who was probably plotting some nefarious scheme. I have no taste in men.
- Karen Chance, Touch the Dark

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