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Word: nefarious

Definition: very wicked


Sentences Containing 'nefarious'

("We Know the Land!"), on the decade-long resistance of the population of 17 villages around Bergama in Turkey, close to Allianoi, against the gold mining activities of the company Eurogold in their land and to the nefarious consequences on the environment and on the villagers' traditional lifestyle, particularly due to the use of cyanide in the mining pit, now managed by Koza.
A rather nefarious concept given the area is famously known as the land of martyrs and warriors and many specialised as mercenary fighters.
At the same time, the aliens and their motivations would not be much explored, as "we just experience the results of these nefarious plans to replace us with themselves".
It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and details Conan foiling a nefarious plot to unseat him as king of Aquilonia.
It stars then-newcomer Attin Bhalla as Om, Pankaj Dheer as Mr. Dhariwal, Sandali Sinha as Dhariwal's daughter Sandali and Sharat Saxena as the nefarious Inspector Katkar.
On April 9, 1962, Craig appeared in the episode "The Fortune Hunter" of NBC's western television series, "Laramie", in the role of Kitty McAllen, a young woman being pursued by a suave but nefarious suitor, the gunfighter Vince Jackson, played by Ray Danton.
That force will now break into government information vaults and bring to light the evidence that will reveal corruption and nefarious doings."
The cryptographer may wish to pick these values in a way that demonstrates the constants were not selected for (in Bruce Schneier's words) a “nefarious purpose”, for example, to create a “backdoor” to the algorithm.
Zane Gutierrez, a friend, later told the "New York Times" that Loughner's anger would also "well up at the sight of President George W. Bush, or in discussing what he considered to be the nefarious designs of government."

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