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evil / malvado
 
evil   [ˈi:vl]
A. -adjective
1. (=wicked)   [person, deed, thought]   malvado   [reputation]   de malvado   [spirit]   maligno,   maléfico   [influence]   maléfico,   funesto   [place, plan]   diabólico   [hour, times]   funesto   [effect]   nocivo
a. to put the evil [eye] on somebody
b. give somebody the evil [eye] =   echar el mal de ojo a somebody, someone
c. an evil [spell] =   un maleficio
d. evil [tongues] may say that ... =   las malas lenguas diránoun que ...
e. he had his evil [way] with her =   se aprovechó de ella,   se la llevó al huerto humorous
f. the evil [weed]
(=tobacco)   el vicio humorous
2. (=nasty)   [smell, taste]   horrible
a. to put off the evil [day] =   posponer el día funesto
b. to have an evil [temper] =   tener un genio endiablado
B. -noun
1. (=wickedness)   mal (m)
·the conflict between good and evil
·el conflicto entre el bien y el mal
·there wasn't a trace of evil in her
·no había ni un rastro del maldad en ella
a. the [forces] of evil =   las fuerzas del mal
b. to [speak] evil of somebody =   hablar mal de somebody, someone
2. (=harmful thing)   mal (m)
a. the [lesser] of two evils =   el menor de dos males
b. a [necessary] evil =   un mal necesario
c. [social] evils =   males masculine plural sociales
 
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