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ill

(Bad), adjective adverse, antagonistic, baleful, belligerent, calamitous, cantankerous, corrupt, crabbed, crabby, cross, damaging, degenerate, deleterious, depraved, destructive, detrimental, evil, fell, fractious, harm, harmful, hostile, hurtful, immoral, inauspicious, infelicitous, iniquitous, injurious, insult, irascible, irritable, low, mean, mischief, nefarious, nocuous, pernicious, ruinous, sinful, snappish, snappy, sullen, trouble, unfavorable, unfriendly, unkind, unkindly, unlucky, unpromising, unpropitious, wicked, wrong

ill

(Sick), adjective afflicted, ailing, bedridden, diseased, feeble, feverish, has a medical condition, in the hospital, indisposed, infirm, laid up, malady, not feeling well, not up to snuff, not well, on the sick list, out of commission, under the weather, weak
Associated concepts: fee for service, health care
See also: pain, trouble, unsound
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WHEN I was growing up there was always an unwritten rule that you never spoke ill of the dead - especially not in the immediate days after they had died.
Its confidence perhaps bolstered by this win, Google added its two cents on a case in Thailand, which held a webmaster responsible for not promptly removing comments that spoke ill of Thai royalty from a news website.
They say the only time he spoke ill of Arlene was when he made a joke that he would "kill her" if she turned up because of what her disappearance had put their kids through.