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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Vile  \Vile\,  a.  [Comp.  {Viler};  superl.  {Vilest}.]  [OE.  vil,  F. 
  vil,  from  L.  vilis  cheap,  worthless,  vile,  base.] 
  1.  Low  base;  worthless;  mean  despicable. 
  A  poor  man  in  vile  raiment.  --James  ii  2. 
  The  craft  either  of  fishing,  which  was  Peter's,  or 
  of  making  tents,  which  was  Paul's,  were  [was]  more 
  vile  than  the  science  of  physic.  --Ridley. 
  The  inhabitants  account  gold  but  as  a  vile  thing 
  --Abp.  Abbot. 
  2.  Morally  base  or  impure;  depraved  by  sin;  hateful;  in  the 
  sight  of  God  and  men;  sinful;  wicked;  bad  ``Such  vile 
  base  practices.''  --Shak. 
  Behold,  I  am  vile;  what  shall  I  answer  thee  ?  --Job 
  xl  4. 
  Syn:  See  {Base}.  --  {Vile"ly},  adv  --  {Vile"ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  morally  reprehensible;  "would  do  something  as  despicable  as 
  murder";  "ugly  crimes";  "the  vile  development  of 
  slavery  appalled  them"  [syn:  {despicable},  {ugly},  {unworthy}] 
  2:  (informal)  thoroughly  unpleasant;  "filthy  (or  foul  or  nasty 
  or  vile)  weather  we're  having"  [syn:  {filthy},  {foul},  {nasty}] 
  3:  causing  or  able  to  cause  nausea;  "a  nauseating  smell"; 
  "nauseous  offal";  "a  sickening  stench"  [syn:  {nauseating}, 
  {nauseous},  {noisome},  {loathsome},  {offensive},  {sickening}] 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
  VI  Like  EMACS  (Unix,  VI  EMACS) 

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