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sinister
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
evil or harmful; or making an evil or frightening impression
  • I looked through the key-hole; but the door opening into an odd corner of the room, the key-hole prospect was but a crooked and sinister one.
    Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (64% in)
  • But it is only found on the sinister side, which has an ill effect, giving its owner something analogous to the aspect of a clumsy left-handed man.
    Chapters 31-33 -- Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (64% in)

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