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  • adv. In a nefarious manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a nefarious manner; with extreme wickedness; abominably.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a nefarious manner or to a nefarious degree


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  • And, I say to them, you used the term nefariously, odiously and defensively; now that we use it as a term of endearment you can't have in, that's the restriction of your white supremacist and racist mindset, you got to deal with that.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2007

  • Face-to-Facebook, like, shows users the kind of information they have inadvertently seeped into the public sphere, and the ways a third party could nefariously or hilariously make use of it.

    Claire Gordon: The Anti-Facebook Revolution

  • There is no evidence of any worldwide conspiracy, no mention of George Soros nefariously funding climate research, no grand plan to ‘get rid of the MWP’, no admission that global warming is a hoax, no evidence of the falsifying of data, and no ‘marching orders’ from our socialist/communist/vegetarian overlords.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Before addressing the nefariously atrocious persecution of Christians in foreign nations, it is necessary to establish that the persecution of Christians is not a sentiment justified by popular Islamic thought.

    Noah Fitzgerel: Not All Islam Is Radical Islam

  • Having said that, I would recommend someone check the water supplies of State Governors to test them for "aphrodesiacs" that may have been nefariously and covertly added.

    Business as usual for embattled South Carolina governor

  • Quite a number of them are nefariously negativistic and narcissistic.

    Obama challenges reform detractors to explain themselves

  • Charges relating to collusion on Wall Street have been a rarity because of the difficulty of proving that firms intentionally sought to act together and acted nefariously.

    U.S. Probes Bearish Euro Bets

  • Westword's Michael Roberts offers Maes some suggestions on where to go from here, including doing something about Denver-area "Best Buy outlets still selling TV remotes with SAP buttons, nefariously promoting languages other than 'Merican."

    Dan Maes, Colorado Gubernatorial Candidate, Warns Of U.N. Plot To Destroy America With Bike-Sharing Programs

  • From fears that President Barack Obama's appointee to run the census, Robert M. Groves, might use statistical sampling to nefariously ensure a more accurate count of poor people, to darkly warning that ACORN would be entirely in charge of conducting it, we've heard it all.

    Anti-Census Fearmongering: GOP Tries To Walk It All Back

  • Until you can do, I can only imagine that what little you mention was done nefariously.

    The Obama Disconnect: What Could Have Been?


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