evil-looking


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Adj.1.evil-looking - having an evil appearance
ugly - displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture"
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More tormentors, Buck decided, for they were evil-looking creatures, ragged and unkempt; and he stormed and raged at them through the bars.
He remembered wandering through dimly lit streets, past gaunt, black-shadowed archways and evil-looking houses.
It had given occasion, first and last, to tyrannies and sufferings enough, Newman said to himself; it was an evil-looking place to live in.
With habit and repetition he gained to an extraordinary degree the power to penetrate the dusk of distances and the darkness of corners, to resolve back into their innocence the treacheries of uncertain light, the evil-looking forms taken in the gloom by mere shadows, by accidents of the air, by shifting effects of perspective; putting down his dim luminary he could still wander on without it, pass into other rooms and, only knowing it was there behind him in case of need, see his way about, visually project for his purpose a comparative clearness.
When the Demon Queen shows up in her bedroom, smelling of acid and surrounded by evil-looking bees, 12-year-old Kiranmala is uninterested.
Realising she has no chance of winning trust from boss Dr Watson (a brilliantly evil-looking John Hannah), Zoe wants to tell boyfriend Alex (Richard Rankin) everything she knows.
Our kitchen looks like as if a deranged chef went on a shopping spree and brought all the equipment, from deep fryers to slow cooker pots to various evil-looking instruments that chop, cut and slice and make decorations out of an apple peel.
Tania and her husband Jared, 47, were shocked when one photo showed an 'evil-looking' pale face peering at the out of the gloom, with glowing white eyes - despite no one having been there.
Artists soon began sharing their own renditions of Bowsette as an evil version of Princess Peach with horns, a black gown, spiky turtle shell and an evil-looking expression.
Occasionally, we would buy lobsters or, more often, crabs, huge fat things the size of sideplates, that wonderful shade of terracotta with evil-looking black claws.
"I turned around to see he was stood beside me with an evil-looking face.