Wickedness (See also Evil, Villainy.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Wickedness (See also Evil, Villainy.)


  1. Admah and Zeboyim cities destroyed by God for citizens’ sinfulness. [O.T.: Deuteronomy 19:23]
  2. Ahab honored false gods, usurped others’ land; byword for baseness. [O.T.: I Kings 17:29–34; 21:25]
  3. Bluebeard murders six wives; a personification of wickedness. [Fr. Lit.: Walsh Classical, 58]
  4. de Winter, Rebecca taunts her husband with her promiscuity and plots to have him accused of her murder. [Br. Lit.: D. du Maurier Rebecca in Magill I, 806]
  5. Jezebel urged husband, Ahab, to evildoing. [O.T.: I Kings 21:25]
  6. Manasseh idolatrously and murderously leads Jerusalem astray. [O.T.: II Kings 21:2–4, 9]
  7. Sodom and Gomorrah cities of iniquity destroyed by God’s wrath. [O.T.: Genesis 19:24]
  8. Thornhill, Squire abducts a young woman and has her kind father jailed for debt. [Br. Lit.: Goldsmith The Vicar of Wakefield]