Good, bad and evil

nefarious
(adj)
nǝ-FARE-i-ǝs
Meaning

very wicked

1st Sample Sentence

This prison houses the nation's most nefarious criminals.

Root

ne (not)#fas (right, lawful) (Latin)

Mnemonics

this sounds like ne (nephew)+farious (furious). so your nephew is very furious or cruel or violent ne (NO) + fairy + US: No good character like a fairy among us but an exact opposite i.e. a wicked person

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