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ill sb. (is used only in the foll. senses)
1. wrong-doing, wickedness, sin Tp. I. ii. 353 “capable of all ill,” R2 I. i. 86 “So much as of a thought of ill in him,” Oth. IV. iii. 106 “The ills we do,” Lucr. 91 “Whose inward ill no outward harm express'”
2. evil inflicted or suffered, mischief, misfortune, disaster Mer.V. II. v. 17 “There is some ill a-brewing,” Ham. III. i. 81 “bear those ills we have,” Sonn. cxix. 9 “O benefit of ill!.”
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