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bad

(Inferior), adjective adultered, base, decaying, degenerative, degraded, deleterious, deplorable, detrimental, dreadful, faulty, foul, fulsome, impure, injurious, malignant, malus, noxious, objectionable, ruined, undesirable, unfit, unsound, unsuitable
Associated concepts: bad bargain, bad check, bad title

bad

(Offensive), adjective abhorrent, abominable, amoral, arrant, atrocious, baleful, baneful, base, corrupt, cruel, debauched, degenerate, degraded, demoralized, deplorable, depraved, derogatory, despicable, destructive, detrimental, diabolic, dire, disastrous, disgraced, disgusting, dishonorable, disreputable, evil, execrable, flagrant, fulsome, heinous, ignoble, immoral, improbus, improper, indecent, infamous, iniquitous, injurious, insidious, loathsome, maleficent, malevolent, malific, malus, miscreant, monstrous, nasty, nefarious, nequam, nocuous, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, onerous, oppressive, peccant, perfidious, pernicious, reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive, retrogressive, revolting, ruined, ruinous, scandalous, sinful, sinister, treacherous, troublous, turpitudinous, undesirable, unfit, unsuitable, unvirtuous, venal, vicious, vile, villainous, virtueless, wicked
Associated concepts: bad behavior, bad character, bad faith, bad influence, bad motive, bad reputation, bad repute
Foreign phrases: In facto quod se habet ad bonum et malum, magis de bono quam de malo lex intendit.In an act or deed which may be considered as both good and bad, the law directs its attention more to the good than the bad.
See also: culpable, deleterious, delinquent, deplorable, depraved, detrimental, disastrous, disreputable, harmful, heinous, immoral, imperfect, iniquitous, nefarious, noxious, peccable, peccant, perverse, poor, profane, reprehensible, reprobate, wrongful
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Everyone was saying there's only one star in New York bigger and badder than Jay-Z, and that's Robert De Niro.
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Yesterday, producer Toby Smith, who organises the trials for the show, confirmed they were going to be bigger and badder than ever.
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Badder and badder come the intruders in poor Oliver's world, from the Artful Dodger (John Hawkins) to a splendidly villainous Fagin (Michael Feast) and the downright vicious Bill Sikes (Nicholas Asbury).
Howard Badder, from Yorkshire, a driver with Central Trains, described the seconds before Mr Booth died.
However, if it's quality, not quantity you're after and you love a good rock singalong then you couldn't have been in better, or should that be badder, company.
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This year, the contest-which will crown a winner on April 25- returns bigger, badder and weirder than ever, with a pool of 408 top high school nicknames for fans to choose from at www.
Galvatron is the bigger, badder form of Megatron, the leader of the Decpticons.
But, beware - BB4 will probably be even meaner and badder, because Channel Four now have to beat those eight million votes and record viewing figures.