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wicked

wick·ed

wicked

 
 
pronunciation:
wI kihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: evil in actions or ideas.
Our wicked neighbor enjoyed making others unhappy.
antonyms:
good, upright
similar words:
bad, black, immoral, vicious
definition 2: very bad; naughty; mischievous.
The wicked child was sent to bed early.
similar words:
bad, malignant, naughty
definition 3: painful, harmful, or dangerous.
I have a wicked sore throat.
similar words:
malignant
derivations: wickedly (adv.), wickedness (n.)
Word History
Wicked comes from an Old English word that means "to give way," "bend easily," or "be weak."
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