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nefarious

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Ideas are the factors that lift civilization. They create revolutions. There is more dynamite in an idea than in many bombs.
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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] nefārius "abominable"

Pronunciation

ne*fa"ri*ous

Adjective

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Positive
nefarious

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  1. infamous for being wicked
    The nefarious wizard was known for burning people alive for his secret rituals.

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