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Synonyms for nefariousness

the quality of being wicked

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Before Tet, and to some extent after, the frame for Vietnam War coverage was predominantly a Cold War context, which emphasized the power of US technology and the nefariousness of the Communist enemy, and which slotted combat footage of Vietnam into the heroic narrative told by the WWII combat film.
There are hints of nefariousness along with possible links to Mother Rigby's coven.
In fact, it is extremely hard to find a similar movement in the history of mankind that would parallel Zionism in its brutal ugliness and nefariousness, both at the theoretical and practical levels.
At the domestic level, Bush implemented programs under the commander in chief authority that shielded nefariousness with secrecy, including by issuing domestic terror threat announcements that lacked verification, (322) scorning those who questioned secrecy prerogatives, (323) and conducting illegal surveillance operations.
All sorts of nefariousness later-from Ronald Reagan's Iran-contra end run around Congress, arguably a worse assault on constitutional niceties, to Bush v.
Faina Kirschenbaum's proposal to investigate left-wing NGOs, and her allegations that the foreign funds some of those NGOs receivelawfully and transparentlyare a sign of nefariousness, are a page out of the Putin playbook.
Richardson's masterstroke in his performance was to break the fourth wall, the viewer becoming both reluctant accomplice and horrified witness to his nefariousness thanks to his habit of making confidential asides to the camera.
Such nefariousness can only hasten the day when people discover the left libertarian alternative.
As has become typical of late, some observers have pointed to computers, highfrequency traders and algorithms to equate sophistication with nefariousness.
The only way to deal with such logic-defying nefariousness, he suggests, is to regulate advertising and require restaurants to nag their customers with conspicuous calorie counts.
It is important to underline that the manual's flawed conclusions about airpower are not the result of nefariousness or service parochialism.
With this status he is afflicted only temporarily, since his all-but-secured nomination is swiftly undone through a tricky procedural maneuver sprung after some underhanded double-dealing by his rival, whose nefariousness is signaled by making him the liberal (
As much as I knew about prior false flag operations, as much as I knew or thought I knew about the nefariousness of the current regime, my first take was not even the Bush administration could or would do such a thing.