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wicked (adj.)

13世纪,是早期 wick "坏的、恶的、假的"(12世纪)的扩展形式,显然是古英语 wicca "巫师"的形容词用法(见 witch )。形如过去分词,但没有相应的动词。对于进化,比较 wretched ,来自 wretch 。俚语讽刺意义上的"精彩"最早见于1920年,在F.Scott Fitzgerald中。作为副词从15世纪初相关: Wickedly

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Definitions of wicked from WordNet

wicked (adj.)
morally bad in principle or practice;
wicked (adj.)
having committed unrighteous acts;
Synonyms: sinful / unholy
wicked (adj.)
intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality;
a wicked cough
under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
Synonyms: severe / terrible
wicked (adj.)
naughtily or annoyingly playful;
a wicked prank
Synonyms: arch / impish / implike / mischievous / pixilated / prankish / puckish
wicked (adj.)
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;
a wicked stench
Synonyms: disgusting / disgustful / distasteful / foul / loathly / loathsome / repellent / repellant / repelling / revolting / skanky / yucky
From wordnet.princeton.edu