English version

evil in Occult topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishevile‧vil1 /ˈiːvəl/ ●●○ S3 W3 adjective 🔊 🔊 1 bad someone who is evil deliberately does very cruel things to harm other people 🔊 an evil dictator responsible for the deaths of millions 🔊 his evil deeds2 HARM/BE BAD FORwrong something that is evil is morally wrong because it harms people syn wicked 🔊 They condemned slavery as evil.3 unpleasant very unpleasant 🔊 an evil smell 🔊 a puddle of evil black liquid4 ROdevil connected with the Devil and having special powers to harm people 🔊 evil spirits 🔊 an evil spell5 the evil eye6 the evil hour/day etcevilly adverb 🔊 Jeff grinned evilly as he picked up the phone.
Examples from the Corpus
evilSue says that TV talk shows are evil.The eyes of the lynch mob were uncomprehendingly evil.The dark, evil, beautiful one.In the movie, the hero has to rescue the world from an evil scientist.There's an evil smell coming from the fridge.Blake was skeptical, wondering if it were really an evil spirit.Or did evil Uncle Humbert destroy it, because under the law he would then get a piece of the action?What I and my friends put down to evil witchcraft, my enemies are likely to attribute to incompetence or bad management.