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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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A big Chinaman, remarkably evil-looking, with his head swathed in a yellow silk handkerchief and face badly pock-marked, planted a pike-pole on the Reindeer's bow and began to shove the entangled boats apart.
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.
I swear everything she cooks is the sort that will lead you to the dirty kitchen to investigate and eventually discover snake oil and other evil-looking ingredients in place of liquid seasoning and marinade.
One dainty, tiny woman was holding an enormous evil-looking machine that looked like something that only Q, the MI6 boffin in a Bond movie, would have invented.
One typical propaganda image shows a powerful North Korean soldier stepping on the face of an evil-looking blond US soldier and reads,"Death to invaders.
Some fans prefer his version over some Hollywood depictions, which they say make the fire-breathing lizard an evil-looking animal.
We know it's dodgy because there's an evil-looking doctor in a white coat practically stroking his chin in the background.
We know it's dodgy because there's an evil-looking doctor in a white coat practically Meanwhile, Charlie, 14, needs a liver transplant, so dad Chris steps up.
It looks like a ghostly image of an evil-looking face.