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bad

1. mod. powerful; intense. This grass is bad!
2. mod. suitable; excellent; good. I got some new silks that are really bad.
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And you wanna know why the blood's getting badder and the skin's getting thinner?.
So, instead of seeing a Tyrannosaurus Rex, we get to meet far bigger and badder characters that roamed the Earth 95 million years ago like the Carcharodontosaurus, a gigantic lizard-like carnivore with shark-like teeth more than 6in long with which it would slash its prey to death.
BIGGER, BADDER BIGELOW: Ready to prowl the field on Fridays, the Panthers return to the 2011 season with a plethora of big bodies on the offensive and defensive lines.
It is fair to say that this addition sees the line not only get a little bigger but perhaps a little badder as well.
In reference to "Bad, Badder, Baddest" (August/September), I do not deny there are more powerful calibers than the .44 Magnum.
Nick Ashcroft's poem "The Badder & The Better" deals with a sense of "newness," echoing the notion of this third book in the series.
I'm at circuit Almeria, in Spain, a racetrack I know well and love, on the mad and bad Suzuki GSX-R1000 that's just got even madder and badder.
The BlogWerds Media network is now six web properties strong, and growing bigger and badder all the time!
The area around Raleigh Close is widely known for links to the notorious Burger Bar Boys street gang, although some people in the area say teenagers call themselves the Badder Badder Crew or the Raleigh Close Crew.
UFC has produced some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts, but they don't come much bigger or badder than Tito Ortiz.
Lead rapper Chuck D's crisp baritone and complicated internal rhyme schemes ("Never badder than bad/cause the brother is mad at the fact/that his brother's corrupt like a senator" on "Bring The Noise" comes to mind) worked only when alternately reigned in and encouraged by Flavor Flav's homeboy histrionics--reminding the listener that despite the riot going on, it was still, in the end, a party record.
BADDER, Russell, aged 90 and long time member of First Presbyterian Church, Chatham, Ont.
There are times when we are at odds with the creative geniuses who put together the shows, particularly as there continues to be this pressure to make everything bigger, badder, and more thrilling.
But Burger King seems to have made a concerted effort to fatten up its menu with bigger and badder versions of basic fast-food items.
Because now the Bay Area is also known for a dot.com economy that's bigger and badder than the underground it has uprooted.