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evil doer

Roget category 913

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.3. Sympathetic affections
›› 6.3.2. Diffusive sympathetic affections

#913. [Maleficent being] Evil doer

noun

evil doer, evil workerwrongdoer etc. 949mischief-maker, marplotoppressor, tyrantdestroyer, Vandaliconoclast.
firebrand, incendiary, fire bug [U.S.], pyromaniacanarchist, communist, terrorist.
savage, brute, ruffian, barbarian, semibarbarian, caitiff, desperadoApache, hoodlum, hood, plug-ugly [U.S.], Red Skin, tough [U.S.]Mohawk, Mo-hock, Mo-hawkbludgeon man, bully, rough, hooligan, larrikin, dangerous classes, ugly customerthief etc. 792.
cockatrice, scorpion, hornet.
snake, viper, adder, snake in the grassserpent, cobra, asp, rattlesnake, anaconda.
canker-worm, wire-wormlocust, Colorado beetlealacran, alligator, caymon, crocodile, mosquito, mugger, octopustorpedobane etc. 663.
cutthroat etc. (killer) 461.
cannibalanthropophagus, anthropophagistbloodsucker, vampire, ogre, ghoul, gorilla, vulturegyrfalcon, gerfalcon.
wild beast, tiger, hyena, butcher, hangmanblood-hound, hell-hound, sleuth-houndcatamount [U.S.], cougar, jaguar, puma.
hag, hellhag, beldam, Jezebel.
monsterfiend etc. (demon) 980devil incarnate, demon in human shapeFrankenstein's monster.
harpy, sirenFuries, Eumenides.
Hun, Attila, scourge of the human race.

phrase

faenum habet in cornu [Lat.].



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