Lesson 11

Harmful or Mean
baneful (a)
causing ruin; harmful; pernicious
deleterious (a)
harmful to one's health or overall welfare; pernicious
detrimental (a)
devious (a)
dishonest or deceptive; tricky
iniquitous (a)
showing a lack of fairness; wicked; vicious
malicious (a)
intending to hurt or harm another; spiteful
nefarious (a)
very mean and wicked
odious (a)
loathsome; evil; revolting in a disgusting way
ominous (a)
pertaining to an evil omen; foreboding
pernicious (a)
very destructive or harmful, usually in an inconspicuous and relentless way
rancorous (a)
deeply hateful or spiteful; malicious
virulent (a)
extremely poisonous; deadly; full of spiteful hatred