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  • Premonitions Following an Evil Deed — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Premonitions Following an Evil Deed (1995) es un filminuto o cineminuto del director David Lynch. En homenaje al cine por sus primeros cien años David Lynch es invitado a participar en el proyecto Lumière et… …   Wikipedia Español

  • deed — [di:d] n [: Old English; Origin: dAd] 1.) formal something someone does, especially something that is very good or very bad ▪ After the morning s good deeds he deserved a rest. ▪ She tried to strangle her baby and her lover helped her finish the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • deed — [[t]di͟ːd[/t]] deeds 1) N COUNT A deed is something that is done, especially something that is very good or very bad. [LITERARY] His heroic deeds were celebrated in every corner of India. ...the warm feeling one gets from doing a good deed... The …   English dictionary

  • evil — 1. adjective 1) an evil deed Syn: wicked, bad, wrong, immoral, sinful, foul, vile, dishonorable, corrupt, iniquitous, depraved, reprobate, villainous, nefarious, vicious, malicious; malevolent …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • evil — 1. adjective 1) an evil deed Syn: wicked, bad, wrong, immoral, sinful, vile, iniquitous, villainous, vicious, malicious, malevolent, demonic, diabolical, fiendish, dark, monstrous 2) …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • EVIL EYE — (Heb. עַיִן הָרָע, ayin ha ra; lit., the eye of the evil ; Aram. עֵינָא בִּישָׁא, eina bisha), a widespread belief that some persons may produce malevolent effects on others by looking at them, based on the supposed power of some eyes to bewitch… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • deed — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brave, daring, glorious, good, great, heroic, kind, mighty, noble ▪ She felt that she had done her good deed …   Collocations dictionary

  • evil — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ absolute, pure ▪ the pure evil in his soul ▪ intrinsic ▪ the intrinsic evil o …   Collocations dictionary

  • deed — 01. When he was little, his father taught him to always try to do good [deeds] for others. 02. I m very proud of you; you returned the wallet to its owner with all the money inside. That is truly a good [deed]. 03. A local businessman has… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • deed — I. noun Etymology: Middle English dede, from Old English dǣd; akin to Old English dōn to do Date: before 12th century 1. something that is done < evil deeds > 2. a usually illustrious act or action ; feat, exploit < a hero s daring …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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