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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvilevile /vaɪl/ adjective  1 informal extremely unpleasant or bad syn horrible This coffee tastes really vile. a vile smell She has a vile temper.2 BADevil or immoral a vile act of betrayalvilely adverbvileness noun [uncountable]
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vileWithout impugning the motives of any believer in this, I point out that it reeks of a vile and dangerous racism.But the trouble was, he was so vile I couldn't respect him.vile languageThe Vietnam era is a vile period in American history.The deal was so mean, so vile, that even the investment bankers gagged.vile temperHe's violent, yes, domineering, has a vile temper.
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