unholy


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not hallowed or consecrated

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extremely evil or cruel

having committed unrighteous acts

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Nearer and nearer waltzed Gagool, looking for all the world like an animated crooked stick or comma, her horrid eyes gleaming and glowing with a most unholy lustre.
With its jagged outline it is like a Monseratt of the Pacific, and you may imagine that there Polynesian knights guard with strange rites mysteries unholy for men to know.
He could offer Jane Clayton marriage--a thing which Mohammed Beyd would not offer, and which the girl would spurn from him with as deep disgust as she would his unholy lust.
With the recollection came a sudden loathing and hatred of this and the other creatures of his unholy experimentations.
Hope he breaks her back for her," was his unholy wish; for he hated Sara intensely, desiring to be with the lions or elephants rather than dancing attendance on a cantankerous female monkey there was no reasoning with.
He was behaving as a wolf- father should, and manifesting no unholy desire to devour the young lives she had brought into the world.
The general opinion, I believe, is, that I am seeking by unholy arts for the philosopher's stone.
She dragged him to an unholy sink, and, soaking a rag in water, began to scrub his lacerated face with it.
what mindless devil was uttering an unholy glee in mockery of human merriment?
Then, too, with the certitude of long training and unholy intimacy, there were occasions when I engaged in drinking bouts with men.
Perkins, had elected to close the school year, and Cecily's troubles with Cyrus Brisk, which furnished unholy mirth for the rest of us, though Cecily could not see the funny side of it at all.
You do indeed seem to feel along the very lines and angles of the unholy bulk, the fall of time, drop by drop, hour by hour, leaf by leaf, with a gentle and implacable slowness.
If they would only believe us we would tell them that quarrelling is unholy, and that never up to this time has there been any, quarrel between citizens; this is what old men and old women should begin by telling children; and when they grow up, the poets also should be told to compose for them in a similar spirit.
The latter summoned Momaya, threatening her with the direst punishment should she venture forth upon so unholy an excursion.
It may be that statues of the saints had stood there, but it was not difficult to conceive that imps and devils had dragged them forth in the darkness and down to the unholy depths of some furnished pit below.