Roget category 6195. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.1. Volition in general
›› 5.1.3. Objects of volition
, mischief, nuisance — machinations of the devil, Pandora's box, ills that flesh is heir to.
blow, buffet, stroke, scratch, bruise, wound, gash, mutilation — mortal blow, wound — immedicabile vulnus [Lat.] — damage, loss etc. (deterioration) 659.
disadvantage, prejudice, drawback.
disaster, accident, casualty — mishap etc. (misfortune) 735 — bad job, devil to pay — calamity, bale, catastrophe, tragedy — ruin etc. (destruction) 162 — adversity etc. 735.
mental suffering etc. 828.
demon etc. 980.
(Evil spirit) bane, etc. 663 (cause of evil). badness, etc. 649 (Production of Evil); painfulness, etc. 830 — evil doer, etc. 913.
outrage, wrong, injury, foul play — bad turn, ill turn — disservice, spoliation etc. 791 — grievance, crying evil.
be in trouble
out of joint —
to one's cost
moving accidents by flood and field"
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