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Horrifying vs. Wicked

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Horrifyingadjective

Tending to inspire horror; that horrifies; horrific.

Wickedadjective

Evil or mischievous by nature.

Horrifyingadjective

provoking horror;

‘an atrocious automobile accident’; ‘a frightful crime of decapitation’; ‘an alarming, even horrifying, picture’; ‘war is beyond all words horrible’; ‘an ugly wound’;

Wickedadjective

(slang) Excellent; awesome; masterful.

‘That was a wicked guitar solo, bro!’;

Wickedadjective

Having a wick.

‘a two-wicked lamp’;

Wickedadjective

Active; brisk.

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Wickedadjective

(Alternative form of) wick (Etymology 3 Adjective), as applying to inanimate objects only.

Wickedadjective

Infested with maggots.

Wickedadverb

Very, extremely.

‘The band we went to see the other night was wicked loud!’;

Wickednoun

People who are wicked.

Wickedverb

simple past tense and past participle of wick

Wickedadjective

Having a wick; - used chiefly in composition; as, a two-wicked lamp.

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Wickedadjective

Evil in principle or practice; deviating from morality; contrary to the moral or divine law; addicted to vice or sin; sinful; immoral; profligate; - said of persons and things; as, a wicked king; a wicked woman; a wicked deed; wicked designs.

‘Hence, then, and evil go with thee along,Thy offspring, to the place of evil, hell,Thou and thy wicked crew!’; ‘Never, never, wicked man was wise.’;

Wickedadjective

Cursed; baneful; hurtful; bad; pernicious; dangerous.

‘This were a wicked way, but whoso had a guide.’;

Wickedadjective

Ludicrously or sportively mischievous; disposed to mischief; roguish.

‘Pen looked uncommonly wicked.’;

Wickedadjective

morally bad in principle or practice

Wickedadjective

having committed unrighteous acts;

‘a sinful person’;

Wickedadjective

intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality;

‘severe pain’; ‘a severe case of flu’; ‘a terrible cough’; ‘under wicked fire from the enemy's guns’; ‘a wicked cough’;

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Wickedadjective

morally bad or wrong;

‘evil purposes’; ‘an evil influence’; ‘evil deeds’;

Wickedadjective

highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;

‘a disgusting smell’; ‘distasteful language’; ‘a loathsome disease’; ‘the idea of eating meat is repellent to me’; ‘revolting food’; ‘a wicked stench’;

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