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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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The latest shooting is likely to deter any attempt to change the law that mandates death for anyone who speaks ill of the Islam's Prophet Mohammad.
BEFORE the battle of Trafalgar, Nelson instructed his men that, 'Firstly, you must always obey orders; secondly, you must consider every man your enemy who speaks ill of your King; and thirdly, you must hate a Frenchman as you hate the devil'.