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But inefficiency and ineffectiveness are not its only evils.

Leaders with political and intellectual responsibilities conjured up those evils, and the results are on their hands.

Much of the series was turned over to moralistic preaching about the evils of premarital sex.

Government is a necessary evil, and like all evils, however necessary, should be kept as small as possible.

The Des Moines women called their Senate contest “ugly,” the kind of race where you vote for the lesser of two evils.

The name of a child that is to be born: many evils shall come upon the Jews for their sins.

I do not think the advantages to be gained by the change are worth the evils of the struggle.

The prophet proclaims the covenant of God: and denounces evils to the obstinate transgressors of it.

The evils forbidden therein none should perpetrate, either on others or on himself.

But this great re-emigration produced evils of no common magnitude in Brazil.


On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to evils, such as: harm, pain, catastrophe, calamity, ill, and wrong.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.