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Evil
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Evil as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

6 April 2021
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Quick

We found 59 answers for the crossword clue 'Evil', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Quick.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Evil a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Evil as an answer itself some 553 times.

Evil is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Quick' on Monday, 05 April 2021 with the answer being HEINOUS, we also found HEINOUS to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Morally objectionable behavior
  • The quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice; "attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"
  • That which causes harm or destruction or misfortune; "the evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones"- Shakespeare
  • Morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
  • Having the nature of vice
  • Having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"

Anagrams

We found 5 anagrams for the word 'Evil'.

  • Levi (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
  • live Lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war"
  • veil A garment that covers the head and face
  • vile Morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"
  • vlei

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BAD
Below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess player"; "a bad recital"

ILL
(`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well; "he was ill prepared"; "it ill befits a man to betray old friends"; "the car runs badly"; "he performed badly on the exam"; "the team played poorly"; "ill-fitting clothes"; "an ill-conceived plan"

SIN
Estrangement from god

4 Letters

BASE
A support or foundation; "the base of the lamp"

DARK
An unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"

FOUL
An act that violates the rules of a sport

LIVE
Lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war"

VICE
A specific form of evildoing; "vice offends the moral standards of the community"

VILE
Morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"

5 Letters

EXIST
Support oneself; "he could barely exist on such a low wage"; "Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?"; "Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day"

SEENO

WRONG
Any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

6 Letters

DOCTOR
Children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office; "the children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor"

MALIGN
Evil or harmful in nature or influence; "prompted by malign motives"; "believed in witches and malign spirits"; "gave him a malign look"; "a malign lesion"

ROTTEN
Having decayed or disintegrated; usually implies foulness; "dead and rotten in his grave"

SINFUL
Having committed unrighteous acts; "a sinful person"

UNHOLY
Having committed unrighteous acts; "a sinful person"

WICKED
Highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"

7 Letters

BADNESS
An attribute of mischievous children

BALEFUL
Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"

CORRUPT
Alter from the original

DEMONIC
Extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces"

HARMFUL
Causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"

HEINOUS
Extremely wicked, deeply criminal; "a flagitious crime"; "heinous accusations"

IMMORAL
Deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong

MALEFIC
Having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"

SATANIC
Of or relating to Satan; "Satanic verses"

VICIOUS
Having the nature of vice

8 Letters

DAMNABLE
Deserving a curse; "her damnable pride"

DEPRAVED
Deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat"

DEVILISH
Playful in an appealingly bold way; "a roguish grin"

DIABOLIC
Extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces"

EVILNESS
The quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice; "attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"

FIENDISH
Extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces"

INIQUITY
Morally objectionable behavior

SINISTER
On or starting from the wearer's left; "bar sinister"

VILLAINY
A criminal or vicious act

9 Letters

DASTARDLY
Despicably cowardly; "the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on...December 7th"- F.D. Roosevelt

DEPRAVITY
Moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles; "the luxury and corruption among the upper classes"; "moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration"; "its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity"; "Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction"

INSIDIOUS
Working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way; "glaucoma is an insidious disease"; "a subtle poison"

MALICIOUS
Having the nature of or resulting from malice; "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling

MALIGNANT
Dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor)

NEFARIOUS Howard
Extremely wicked; "nefarious schemes"; "a villainous plot"; "a villainous band of thieves"

10 Letters

DIABOLICAL
Extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces"

IMMORALITY
Morally objectionable behavior

INIQUITOUS
Characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin; "iniquitous deeds"; "he said it was sinful to wear lipstick"; "ungodly acts"

MALEFICENT
Harmful or evil in intent or effect

MALEVOLENT
Wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred; "a gossipy malevolent old woman"; "failure made him malevolent toward those who were successful"

PERFIDIOUS
Tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans; "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues"

PERNICIOUS
Working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way; "glaucoma is an insidious disease"; "a subtle poison"

VILLAINOUS
Extremely wicked; "nefarious schemes"; "a villainous plot"; "a villainous band of thieves"

WICKEDNESS
Morally objectionable behavior

WRONGDOING
Departure from what is ethically acceptable

11 Letters

MALEVOLENCE
The quality of threatening evil

UNGODLINESS
Impiety by virtue of not being a godly person

12 Letters

BLACKHEARTED

13 Letters

NEFARIOUSNESS
The quality of being wicked

SATANICALNESS

15 Letters

MEPHISTOPHELEAN
Showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil; "devilish schemes"; "the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen"; "the diabolical expression on his face"; "a mephistophelian glint in his eye"

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