* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • nefariously — adverb in a nefarious manner or to a nefarious degree nefariously involved in a conspiracy • Derived from adjective: ↑nefarious * * * adverb : in a nefarious manner nefariously involved in a conspiracy * * * nefāˈriously adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nefariously — Nefarious Ne*fa ri*ous, a. [L. nefarius, fr. nefas crime, wrong; ne not + fas divine law; akin to fari to speak. See {No}, adv., and {Fate}.] Wicked in the extreme; abominable; iniquitous; atrociously villainous; execrable; detestably vile. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nefariously — adverb see nefarious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nefariously — adverb In a nefarious manner …   Wiktionary

  • nefariously — nɪ ferɪəslɪ / feÉ™r adv. in an vile manner, wickedly, evilly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nefariously — ne·far·i·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • nefarious — nefariously, adv. nefariousness, n. /ni fair ee euhs/, adj. extremely wicked or villainous; iniquitous: a nefarious plot. [1595 1605; < L nefarius wicked, vile, equiv. to nefas offense against divine or moral law (ne negative prefix + fas law,… …   Universalium

  • nefarious — adjective Etymology: Latin nefarius, from nefas crime, from ne not + fas right, divine law; perhaps akin to Greek themis law, tithenai to place more at do Date: circa 1609 flagrantly wicked or impious ; evil Synonyms: see vicious • nefariously… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Canterbury Tales — is a collection of stories written by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the rest in verse). The tales, some of which are originals and others not, are contained inside a frame tale and told by a collection of pilgrims on …   Wikipedia

  • Isogram — For the term in geography and cartography, see contour line. An isogram (also known as a nonpattern word ) is a logological term for a word or phrase without a repeating letter. It is also used by some to mean a word or phrase in which each… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”