The teachers union looms large in this book, often as an evil force.
For centuries, shamans have used iboga to rid people of evil spirits and heal the sick.
That personal characteristic of turning on a dime to doing good, not evil, is the most important factor in this sentencing.
The evil inclination is saying in this song, ‘I’m looked at as this bad guy, but you have power, you have control.
In fact, they are linked by a taut common thread: innocence encountering the face of evil.
Our schools for Education in evil are numerous, and their teachers are legion.
What, it seemed to ask, could all the evil tongues in the world do to poison this joy?
Age had steeped him deep in black wisdom, not weakened his powers of evil.
It is more likely to cause other evil measures, in order that it may not die out.
It is not conversion of evil men that must be aimed at, but their control.
Old English yfel (Kentish evel) "bad, vicious, ill, wicked," from Proto-Germanic *ubilaz (cf. Old Saxon ubil, Old Frisian and Middle Dutch evel, Dutch euvel, Old High German ubil, German übel, Gothic ubils), from PIE *upelo-, from root *wap- (cf. Hittite huwapp- "evil").
"In OE., as in all the other early Teut. langs., exc. Scandinavian, this word is the most comprehensive adjectival expression of disapproval, dislike or disparagement" [OED]. Evil was the word the Anglo-Saxons used where we would use bad, cruel, unskillful, defective (adj.), or harm, crime, misfortune, disease (n.). The meaning "extreme moral wickedness" was in Old English, but did not become the main sense until 18c. Related: Evilly. Evil eye (Latin oculus malus) was Old English eage yfel. Evilchild is attested as an English surname from 13c.
Old English yfel (see evil (adj.)).
As used by a hacker, implies that some system, program, person, or institution is sufficiently maldesigned as to be not worth the bother of dealing with. Unlike the adjectives in the cretinous, losing, brain-damaged series, "evil" does not imply incompetence or bad design, but rather a set of goals or design criteria fatally incompatible with the speaker's. This usage is more an aesthetic and engineering judgment than a moral one in the mainstream sense. "We thought about adding a Blue Glue interface but decided it was too evil to deal with." "TECO is neat, but it can be pretty evil if you're prone to typos." Often pronounced with the first syllable lengthened, as /eeee'vil/.
Compare evil and rude.