One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See villainousas submodifier ‘these chairs are villainously uncomfortable’
- ‘‘Now,’ He grinned villainously, ‘You're going to do anything and everything that I want.’’
- ‘Recent provocative and hooliganistic statements have villainously slandered our nation and threatened the joyful happiness of our people.’
- ‘He villainously accuses Chénier falsely before a revolutionary tribunal in order that he can get access to Maddalena because he, Gérard, is in love with her.’
- ‘We are simply enclosed in a media-dominated world of signs, villainously generated by capitalism to synthesize our desires, which only really refer to one another within an entrapping chain of ideas.’
- ‘The snake grinned villainously, and began inching toward me, but then my blood turned warm again.’
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