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 for Nasty
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nasty \Nas"ty\ (n[.a]s"t[y^]), a. [Compar. Nastier
     (n[.a]s"t[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Nastiest.] [For older nasky;
     cf. dial. Sw. naskug, nasket.]
     1. Offensively filthy; very dirty, foul, or defiled;
        disgusting; nauseous.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Hence, loosely: Offensive; disagreeable; unpropitious;
        wet; drizzling; as, a nasty rain, day, sky.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Characterized by obscenity; indecent; indelicate; gross;
        filthy.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. Vicious; offensively ill-tempered; insultingly mean;
        spiteful; as, a nasty disposition.
        [PJC]
  
     5. Difficult to deal with; troublesome; as, he fell of his
        bike and got a nasty bruise on his knee. [slang]
        [PJC]
  
     Syn: Nasty, Filthy, Foul, Dirty.
  
     Usage: Anything nasty is usually wet or damp as well as
            filthy or dirty, and disgusts by its stickiness or
            odor; but filthy and foul imply that a thing is filled
            or covered with offensive matter, while dirty
            describes it as defiled or sullied with dirt of any
            kind; as, filthy clothing, foul vapors, etc.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nasty
      adj 1: offensive or even (of persons) malicious; "in a nasty
             mood"; "a nasty accident"; "a nasty shock"; "a nasty
             smell"; "a nasty trick to pull"; "Will he say nasty
             things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound [syn: nasty,
             awful] [ant: nice]
      2: exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; "a nasty
         problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight
         situation" [syn: nasty, tight]
      3: characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul
         language"; "smutty jokes" [syn: cruddy, filthy, foul,
         nasty, smutty]
      4: disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter;
         "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a
         room" [syn: filthy, foul, nasty]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  227 Moby Thesaurus words for "nasty":
     Fescennine, Rabelaisian, abhorrent, abominable, abusive, acute,
     annoying, arrant, atrocious, awful, awkward, bad, bad-tempered,
     baleful, barfy, base, bawdy, beastly, below contempt,
     beneath contempt, bitchy, black, blameworthy, blue, boorish,
     brackish, brutal, caddish, cantankerous, churlish, cloying, coarse,
     contemptible, crabbed, cranky, crappy, critical, crotchety, crude,
     cruel, cussed, dangerous, deplorable, despicable, detestable,
     difficult, dire, dirty, disagreeable, disgusting, dreadful,
     egregious, enormous, evil, execrable, fecal, feculent, fetid,
     filthy, flagrant, flyblown, forbidding, foul, foul-mouthed,
     foul-spoken, foul-tongued, fulsome, gloppy, grievous, gross,
     grubby, gunky, harmful, hateful, heinous, high, horrible, horrid,
     icky, ignoble, ill-bred, ill-natured, ill-tempered, improper,
     impure, inconsiderate, indecent, indecorous, indelicate, infamous,
     iniquitous, insensitive, invidious, irascible, ithyphallic,
     lamentable, lewd, licentious, loathsome, lousy, loutish, louty,
     lurid, maggoty, malefic, maleficent, malevolent, malicious, malign,
     malignant, malodorous, mawkish, mean, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic,
     monstrous, mucky, nauseant, nauseating, nauseous, nefarious,
     noisome, notorious, noxious, objectionable, obnoxious, obscene,
     odious, off color, offensive, ordurous, ornery, outrageous,
     overripe, painful, pitiable, pitiful, poisonous, pornographic,
     puky, putrid, rancid, rank, raunchy, rebarbative, regrettable,
     repellent, reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, ribald,
     risque, rotten, rude, sad, salacious, scabby, scandalous,
     scatological, schlock, scummy, scurfy, scurrile, scurrilous,
     scurvy, serious, severe, shabby, shameful, shitty, shocking,
     shoddy, sickening, slabby, slimy, sloppy, sloshy, sludgy, slushy,
     smoking-room, smutty, soily, sordid, spiteful, spoiled, sposhy,
     squalid, stinking, suggestive, sultry, surly, tactless, terrible,
     too bad, ugly, unchaste, unclean, uncleanly, unfeminine, ungenteel,
     ungentle, ungentlemanly, unladylike, unpleasant, unprintable,
     unrefined, unrepeatable, unsavory, unseemly, unsolicitous,
     untoward, vicious, vile, villainous, vomity, vulgar, weevily,
     wicked, woeful, wormy, worst, worthless, wretched, yecchy, yucky
  
  

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