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  • evil eye — evil eyed, adj. 1. a look thought capable of inflicting injury or bad luck on the person at whom it is directed. 2. the power, superstitiously attributed to certain persons, of inflicting injury or bad luck by such a look. [bef. 1000; ME, OE] * * …   Universalium

  • Evil Bong — est un film américain réalisé par Charles Band, sorti en 2006. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Autour du film …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Evil eye — Nazars, charms used to ward off the evil eye. The evil eye is a look that is believed by many cultures to be able to cause injury or bad luck for the person at whom it is directed for reasons of envy or dislike. The term also refers to the power… …   Wikipedia

  • evil eye — noun a look that is believed to have the power of inflicting harm • Hypernyms: ↑look, ↑looking, ↑looking at * * * noun : the glance of a person that is believed to be capable of inflicting injury many people are reputed to … cause harm by staring …   Useful english dictionary

  • Luck in the Shadows — infobox Book | name = Luck in the Shadows title orig = translator = image caption = First edition author = Lynn Flewelling illustrator = cover artist = Gary Ruddell country = United States language = English series = Nightrunner genre = Fantasy… …   Wikipedia

  • evil — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Immorality Nouns 1. (something evil) evil, ill, harm, hurt; mischief, nuisance; disadvantage, drawback; disaster, casualty, mishap, misfortune, calamity, catastrophe, tragedy, adversity; abomination,… …   English dictionary for students

  • evil eye — /ivəl ˈaɪ/ (say eevuhl uy) noun the power superstitiously attributed to certain persons of inflicting injury or bad luck by a look. –evil eyed, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • evil eye — power superstitiously attributed to someone of causing injury or bad luck by a glance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • evil-eyed — person superstitiously believed to have the power to cause injury or bad luck with a glance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • evil eye — e′vil eye′ n. 1) a look thought capable of inflicting injury or bad luck on someone 2) the power, superstitiously attributed to certain persons, of such a look • Etymology: bef. 1000 e′vil eyed′, adj …   From formal English to slang

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