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

  Nefarious \Ne*fa"ri*ous\, a. [L. nefarius, fr. nefas crime,
     wrong; ne not + fas divine law; akin to fari to speak. See
     No, adv., and Fate.]
     Wicked in the extreme; abominable; iniquitous; atrociously
     villainous; execrable; detestably vile.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Iniquitous; detestable; horrible; heinious; atrocious;
          infamous; impious. See Iniquitous.
          [1913 Webster] -- Ne*fa"ri*ous*ly, adv. --
          Ne*fa"ri*ous*ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: extremely wicked; "nefarious schemes"; "a villainous
             plot"; "a villainous band of thieves" [syn: nefarious,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  125 Moby Thesaurus words for "nefarious":
     abject, abominable, arrant, atrocious, awful, bad, base, beastly,
     beggarly, beneath contempt, black, blamable, blameworthy, brutal,
     cheesy, contemptible, corrupt, criminal, crummy, damnable, dark,
     debased, degenerate, degraded, deplorable, depraved, despicable,
     detestable, dire, dirty, disgraceful, disgusting, dreadful,
     egregious, enormous, evil, execrable, fetid, filthy, flagitious,
     flagrant, foul, fulsome, glaring, grave, grievous, gross, hateful,
     heinous, horrible, horrid, improper, infamous, iniquitous, knavish,
     lamentable, little, loathsome, lousy, low, low-down, lumpen, mangy,
     mean, measly, miscreant, miserable, monstrous, nasty, naughty,
     noisome, notorious, obnoxious, odious, offensive, outrageous,
     paltry, peccant, perverse, petty, pitiable, pitiful, poky, poor,
     putrid, rank, regrettable, reprehensible, reprobate, reptilian,
     repulsive, rotten, sad, scabby, scandalous, schlock, scrubby,
     scruffy, scummy, scurvy, shabby, shameful, shocking, shoddy,
     sinful, small, sordid, squalid, terrible, too bad, unclean,
     unforgivable, unmentionable, unpardonable, unspeakable, unworthy,
     vicious, vile, villainous, wicked, woeful, worst, worthless,
     wretched, wrong

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