The nefarious wizard was known for burning people alive during his secret rituals.
Origin of nefarious
Latin nefāriusfromnefāscrime, transgressionne-notne in Indo-European roots fāsdivine lawdhē- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From LatinnefÄrius (“execrable, abominable"), from nefas (“something contrary to divine law, an impious deed, sin, crime"), from ne- (“not") + fas (“the dictates of religion, divine law"), related to for (“I speak, I say"), and cognate to Ï†Î·Î¼Î¯ (phemi, “I say").
Nefarious Sentence Examples
I know the list of nefarious uses of the Internet—but on balance, we are building it for good purposes.
It's all a trap, masterminded by the nefarious organization known as Octopus.
There are many ways for nefarious individuals to hack into Facebook to steal information.
Then there was Fitzgerald, Dean's prime candidate for any nefarious act, most notably some involvement in Billy Langstrom's death.