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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Very evil. Also: Unpleasant.

Usage examples (31)
  • A vile smell filled the valley after the farmer spread the manure on the field.
  • Where shall I find a name vile enough to call thee by?
  • "Is that what you call the vile mischief you and Okami are up to?
  • A poor wise man, though in vile raiment, delivered a city, Eccl. ix. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like vile which means very evil, is vial which is a kind of small bottle.
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