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  • adj. superlative form of evil: most evil.


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  • Caution, therefore, is good: fear, however, will almost certainly curdle your hollandaise quicker than the evillest of eyes.

    How to make perfect hollandaise sauce

  • But all my life long have I dealt thus nobly with mankind, and they requite me the foulest and evillest requital!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • David N. Meyer, III, D.D., B.B.T., who holds his revivals ONLY in the evillest, most lucrative New York night clubs.

    The Book of the SubGenius

  • But they had appealed to the best in him -- not the evillest -- thank God! And now?

    The Man Thou Gavest

  • It was the evillest thing I have ever beheld, for a horrible scar had puckered the skin of the forehead and drawn up the eyebrows so that it looked like some diabolical

    Mr. Standfast

  • Host; and indeed they feared nothing so much as being left behind; for if they fell into the hands of the Dusky Men, and their master missing, they should first be questioned with torments, and then slain in the evillest manner.

    The Roots of the Mountains; Wherein Is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale

  • Withal I must tell thee, that though I speak of both the Black and the Red Skinners as of nations or tribes, I say not but they be mingled with runagates of divers folks; for whatever is worst or evillest or cruellest will drift toward them; and I wot not but that these men be worse than they of the blood, having in them more malice and grudging.

    The Sundering Flood

  • He lacks soothing, Madam; and having been brought so low as to seek it, poor fool, at the hands of the evillest-smelling weed ever was plucked off a dunghill, I am moved to crave your Ladyship's kindliness for him.

    It Might Have Been The Story of the Gunpowder Plot

  • "She once met Mother Demdike her own self, muttering under her breath, and she gave her the evillest look as she passed her that the maid ever saw."

    It Might Have Been The Story of the Gunpowder Plot

  • Verily, it was whispered that he had taint of heresy, the evillest thing that may be: but I trust that dread charge were untrue, and that he was but guilty of somewhat more pride and ambitious desires than other.

    In Convent Walls The Story of the Despensers


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