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vile

adjective uk   /vaɪl/ us  
unpleasant, immoral, and unacceptable: This vile policy of ethnic cleansing must be stopped.Morally wrong and evilDishonest informal extremely unpleasant: This cheese smells vile. He's in a vile mood/temper today.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
vilely
adverb uk   /ˈvaɪl.li/ us  
Morally wrong and evilDishonest
vileness
noun [U] uk   /ˈvaɪl.nəs/ us  
Morally wrong and evilDishonest
(Definition of vile from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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