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  • However, because of Goldfarb's other efforts on behalf of the kgb agent, rumors were swirling around everyone who worked in the tb project, rumors that they were really spies against the motherland, part of a nefarious plot in which the patients were serving as fronts.†   (source)
  • Like his lesser satellites, over the years Tom-Carl had assumed an ill-fitting air of respectability and did not care to be reminded of his nefarious beginnings.†   (source)
  • I figured we were close to the end of Heimdall's attention span, but I told him about Loki's nefarious wedding plans, the Skofnung Sword and Stone, the deadline of three more days, and Goat-Killer, who might or might not be on our side, telling us to find Heimdall and ask for directions.†   (source)
  • Words like: viscous, impunity, paroxysm, unctuous, nefarious, onanistic, perfidious, lugubrious.†   (source)
  • One, that our memories were altered against our will and we are the pawns of some nefarious entity.†   (source)
  • His reputation was ruined; racing officials tailed him around after his reinstatement, trying to catch him in some nefarious act.†   (source)
  • "Whatever nefarious end the wights are seeking," Addison said, "it's clear that they need all the ymbrynes to accomplish it.†   (source)
  • But locating such a nefarious viewing platform as the mouth of a dead beast, and another allowing study of a woman's toilet habits-and both directed at our dear guestsfilled me with anger.†   (source)
  • Later, Dad looked up the Manichaeans in the encyclopedia and discovered that, contrary to what Max claimed, the Manichaeans believed that the world and all matter were created by nefarious forces, and that the only way to battle them was through asceticism and a pure life.†   (source)
  • Even the doctor's and Ian's casual chatter seemed like a cover for some nefarious move.†   (source)
  • Over the years, Steve and I had gotten pretty good at spotting what we called "nefarious activity."†   (source)
  • Each plane failed for a different reason, and none of them indicate any pattern of sabotage or nefarious activity.†   (source)
  • It was solely due to the darkness of their skin that Mr. Gedney immediately presumed them as property, as slaves and criminals who were perpetrating nefarious acts.†   (source)
  • A demon was reflected in its surface, a nefarious thing with curling horns and a cruel, pitiless face.†   (source)
  • "It's also said Sean na Sagart, who was a nefarious priest hunter, is buried in the cemetery here.†   (source)
  • He has no certain knowledge of anything nefarious.†   (source)
  • To nefarious practices, to illegalities, small and large, to the criminal mind.†   (source)
  • We assume they're doing something nefarious.†   (source)
  • Besides that, he understood what nefarious meant.†   (source)
  • The U.S. has no purely nefarious motives, right?†   (source)
  • Within days of the orphans' arrival at a new place, Count Olaf and his nefarious assistants—the word "nefarious" here means "Baudelaire-hating"—are usually on the scene, sneaking around and committing dastardly deeds.†   (source)
  • Combine that with the location in Kunar and intelligence reports about the meeting, and it all added up to nefarious activity.†   (source)
  • You see, my dear, I was engaged in some of my nefarious schemes here during the war and these people have devilish long memories!†   (source)
  • She told Aunt Mary—I think I read this too, nefariously, in some letter in a blotting book, she could only be neat and tidy now; she was to float us on the life of love; to launch us out on the ordinary woman's life that promised such treasures.†   (source)
  • Kells must not use her for his nefarious schemes.†   (source)
  • Desolate, however, as it was, this was the apartment of the castle which had been judged most fitting for the accommodation of the Saxon heiress; and here she was left to meditate upon her fate, until the actors in this nefarious drama had arranged the several parts which each of them was to perform.†   (source)
  • Trying to recover here, for recognition, the germ of my idea, I see that it must have consisted not at all in any conceit of a "plot," nefarious name, in any flash, upon the fancy, of a set of relations, or in any one of those situations that, by a logic of their own, immediately fall, for the fabulist, into movement, into a march or a rush, a patter of quick steps; but altogether in the sense of a single character, the character and aspect of a particular engaging young woman, to…†   (source)
  • I don't say that Mr. Bulstrode has been guilty of shameful acts, but I call upon him either publicly to deny and confute the scandalous statements made against him by a man now dead, and who died in his house—the statement that he was for many years engaged in nefarious practices, and that he won his fortune by dishonest procedures—or else to withdraw from positions which could only have been allowed him as a gentleman among gentlemen."†   (source)
  • These methods are when, either by some wicked or nefarious ways, one ascends to the principality, or when by the favour of his fellow-citizens a private person becomes the prince of his country.†   (source)
  • All the time we thought he was the model youth that anybody couldtrust a daughter with,until the police showed him up at his nefarious work.†   (source)
  • Master Lenehan at this made return that he had heard of those nefarious deeds and how, as he heard hereof counted, he had besmirched the lily virtue of a confiding female which was corruption of minors and they all intershowed it too, waxing merry and toasting to his fathership.†   (source)
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