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sinister
used in Oliver Twist

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evil or harmful; or making an evil or frightening impression
  • The other was a red-headed, bony man, in top-boots; with a rather ill-favoured countenance, and a turned-up sinister-looking nose.
    Chapter 31 — Involves a Critical Position (6% in)

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