(wk"d), a. [OE. wicked, fr. wicke wicked; probably originally the same word as wicche wizard, witch. See Witch.]
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1. Evil in principle or practice; deviating from morality; contrary to the moral or divine law; addicted to vice or sin; sinful; immoral; profligate; -- said of persons and things; as, a wicked king; a wicked woman; a wicked deed; wicked designs.
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Hence, then, and evil go with thee along,
Thy offspring, to the place of evil, hell,
Thou and thy wicked crew!
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Never, never, wicked man was wise.
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2. Cursed; baneful; hurtful; bad; pernicious; dangerous. [Obs.] "Wicked dew." Shak.
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This were a wicked way, but whoso had a guide.
P. Plowman.
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3. Ludicrously or sportively mischievous; disposed to mischief; roguish. [Colloq.]
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Pen looked uncommonly wicked.
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Syn. -- Iniquitous; sinful; criminal; guilty; immoral; unjust; unrighteous; unholy; irreligious; ungodly; profane; vicious; pernicious; atrocious; nefarious; heinous; flagrant; flagitious; abandoned. See Iniquitous.
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