History NamesToRunAwayFrom / Adjectives

24th Jan '16 11:51:07 PM Karxrida
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* General Grievous from ''Franchise/StarWars''. ** Though the origin of his name is actually quite tragic.
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* ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'': The head of the Separatists military forces is called General Grievous from ''Franchise/StarWars''. ** Though the origin Grievous. "Grievous" is an adjective that means to cause a great amount of his name is actually quite tragic.pain or suffering.
24th Dec '15 7:07:22 AM Doug86
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* ''{{WesternAnimation/Captain Planet|AndThePlaneteers}}'' foe, Hoggish Greedly.
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* ''{{WesternAnimation/Captain ''WesternAnimation/{{Captain Planet|AndThePlaneteers}}'' foe, Hoggish Greedly. Greedly.

* Wolfgang Grimmer from {{Manga/Monster}}. He may look harmless but threaten his life and you'll wind up another victim of The Magnificent Steiner.
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* Wolfgang Grimmer from {{Manga/Monster}}. ''Manga/{{Monster}}''. He may look harmless but threaten his life and you'll wind up another victim of The Magnificent Steiner. Steiner.

* The hero of the ''{{Film/Doom}}'' movie, John Grimm.
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* The hero of the ''{{Film/Doom}}'' ''Film/{{Doom}}'' movie, John Grimm.

* TheBrothersGrimm. They might have been perfectly swell chaps themselves, but many of the fairy tales they collected were a bit... well, take a wile guess
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* TheBrothersGrimm.Creator/TheBrothersGrimm. They might have been perfectly swell chaps themselves, but many of the fairy tales they collected were a bit... well, take a wile guess wild guess.


* ''Franchise/CrashBandicoot'': Dr. Nefarious Tropy. Bonus points for having a sinister name even when it's shortened ([[PunnyName N. Tropy = entropy]]). And he sounds like PeterLorre.
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* ''Franchise/CrashBandicoot'': Dr. Nefarious Tropy. Bonus points for having a sinister name even when it's shortened ([[PunnyName N. Tropy = entropy]]). And he sounds like PeterLorre.Creator/PeterLorre.

* Adam Savage from ''Series/MythBusters'': His job involves smashing, blowing up, or otherwise destroying various items in big and spectacular ways (and he is ''[[{{Keet}} very]]'' enthusiastic about his work). Also, in episodes where the crew play out character roles, Adam often plays villainous characters with "Savage" somewhere in their name (i.e. [[Film/JamesBond Baron von Savage]], [[{{Pirates}} Captain Redbeard the Savage]]).
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* Adam Savage from ''Series/MythBusters'': His job involves smashing, blowing up, or otherwise destroying various items in big and spectacular ways (and he is ''[[{{Keet}} very]]'' enthusiastic about his work). Also, in episodes where the crew play out character roles, Adam often plays villainous characters with "Savage" somewhere in their name (i.e. [[Film/JamesBond Baron von Savage]], [[{{Pirates}} [[{{Pirate}} Captain Redbeard the Savage]]).

* Venandekatra the Vile in Literature/BelisariusSeries. It is specifically noted that other names(like "Grim") carry a compliment with them as well as an insult; they imply that someone is a MagnificentBastard. Whereas vile is just an insult.
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* Venandekatra the Vile in Literature/BelisariusSeries. It is specifically noted that other names(like names (like "Grim") carry a compliment with them as well as an insult; they imply that someone is a MagnificentBastard. Whereas vile is just an insult.

* Mr. Vile from ''VideoGame/{{BanjoKazooie}}''. The worst thing about him may be that you ''can't'' run away from him really fast.
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* Mr. Vile from ''VideoGame/{{BanjoKazooie}}''.''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie''. The worst thing about him may be that you ''can't'' run away from him really fast.

* Subtly, several names translate to disabilities, though that's not always bad. On the good side, Cecile from ''Anime/CodeGeass'' ("Blind"). On the bad side, Claudia from ''TheVampireChronicles'' ("Lame"). "Cecile" comes from "caecus", which means "blind" in Latin. In olden times it implied powers of prophesy as well, since many famous seers (Tiresias for example) were blind.
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* Subtly, several names translate to disabilities, though that's not always bad. On the good side, Cecile from ''Anime/CodeGeass'' ("Blind"). On the bad side, Claudia from ''TheVampireChronicles'' ''Literature/TheVampireChronicles'' ("Lame"). "Cecile" comes from "caecus", which means "blind" in Latin. In olden times it implied powers of prophesy as well, since many famous seers (Tiresias for example) were blind.

* Lord Foul the Despiser from the ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfThomasCovenant'', who doubles as {{NamesToRunAwayFrom/Titles}} as well as {{Narm}}.
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* Lord Foul the Despiser from the ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfThomasCovenant'', who doubles as {{NamesToRunAwayFrom/Titles}} as well as {{Narm}}.

* Iosa the Invincible in ''{{VideoGame/Iji}}''. How did she earn her title? By surviving a ''planet-buster completely unscathed''. * All of the Soulless Gods of ''{{VideoGame/Lusternia}}'' get this treatment: [[BigBad Kethuru the Almighty]], [[TheJuggernaut Illith the Leviathan]], [[VoluntaryShapeshifter Crazen the Greedy]], [[CannibalismSuperpower Great Muud]] and [[IntangibleMan Zenos the Insubstantial]]. And yeah, they should ''[[OmnicidalManiac all]]'' be ran away from ''very'' fast.
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* Iosa the Invincible in ''{{VideoGame/Iji}}''.''VideoGame/{{Iji}}''. How did she earn her title? By surviving a ''planet-buster completely unscathed''. * All of the Soulless Gods of ''{{VideoGame/Lusternia}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Lusternia}}'' get this treatment: [[BigBad Kethuru the Almighty]], [[TheJuggernaut Illith the Leviathan]], [[VoluntaryShapeshifter Crazen the Greedy]], [[CannibalismSuperpower Great Muud]] and [[IntangibleMan Zenos the Insubstantial]]. And yeah, they should ''[[OmnicidalManiac all]]'' be ran away from ''very'' fast.

* Feral Chaos in ''{{VideoGame/Dissidia|FinalFantasy}} 012''.
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* Feral Chaos in ''{{VideoGame/Dissidia|FinalFantasy}} ''VideoGame/{{Dissidia|FinalFantasy}} 012''.

* One of the bosses in {{Videogame/RogueLegacy}} is a giant AsteroidsMonster with the boss subtitle "The Infinite". * Bad King Greyghast the Terrible in {{Videogame/EmbricOfWulfhammersCastle}} manages to get "bad" and "terrible" in there, along with "ghast", a sort of monster.
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* One of the bosses in {{Videogame/RogueLegacy}} ''Videogame/RogueLegacy'' is a giant AsteroidsMonster with the boss subtitle "The Infinite". * Bad King Greyghast the Terrible in {{Videogame/EmbricOfWulfhammersCastle}} ''Videogame/EmbricOfWulfhammersCastle'' manages to get "bad" and "terrible" in there, along with "ghast", a sort of monster.

* Atropa Belladonna, better known as Deadly Nightshade. When the name of a poisonous plant actually contains the word "Deadly", its probably sign that you should ''stay the hell away''!
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* Atropa Belladonna, better known as Deadly Nightshade. When the name of a poisonous plant actually contains the word "Deadly", its it's probably sign that you should ''stay the hell away''!
16th Dec '15 11:18:42 PM Doug86
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* Mr. Sinister from ''{{ComicBook/X-Men}}''.
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* Mr. Sinister from ''{{ComicBook/X-Men}}''. ''ComicBook/XMen''.
9th Dec '15 7:31:14 PM dsneybuf
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[[AC:{{Theatre}}]] * Evillene the Wicked Witch of the West, from ''Theatre/TheWiz''.

[[AC:{{Theatre}}]] * Evamean the Wicked Witch of the East, from ''Theatre/TheWiz''. [[AC:VideoGames]] * The eponymous ''VideoGame/IMMeen''.

[[AC:VideoGames]] * The eponymous ''VideoGame/IMMeen''.
8th Dec '15 7:21:23 AM DoctorCooper
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* Tiránico from ''WesternAnimation/BolivarElHeroe''. His name translates as tyrannical, symbolizing his cruelty and the Spanish oppression in New Granada.
15th Nov '15 10:26:45 PM erforce
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* The hero of the ''{{VideoGame/Doom}}'' movie, John Grimm.
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* The hero of the ''{{VideoGame/Doom}}'' ''{{Film/Doom}}'' movie, John Grimm.
17th Oct '15 10:19:45 AM Anddrix
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* SelfDemonstrating/{{Sinestro}} from ''ComicBook/GreenLantern''. It should be noted that he's left(sinister)-handed. It's not clear how his home planet's naming works.
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* SelfDemonstrating/{{Sinestro}} Sinestro from ''ComicBook/GreenLantern''. It should be noted that he's left(sinister)-handed. It's not clear how his home planet's naming works.
10th Oct '15 10:33:31 AM nombretomado
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* ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}, [[NewGods Lord of]] [[TheEmpire Apokolips]]. [[ThemeNaming Pretty]] [[ArchetypalCharacter clearly]] [[{{Troperiffic}} deliberate]]. * ''{{ComicBook/X-Men}}'': Raven Darkholme, [[Characters/XMenVillains Mystique]]'s real name.
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* ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}, [[NewGods [[ComicBook/NewGods Lord of]] [[TheEmpire Apokolips]]. [[ThemeNaming Pretty]] [[ArchetypalCharacter clearly]] [[{{Troperiffic}} deliberate]]. * ''{{ComicBook/X-Men}}'': ''ComicBook/XMen'': Raven Darkholme, [[Characters/XMenVillains Mystique]]'s real name.
15th Aug '15 2:15:55 PM Kurogane7
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* Prior to its name-change, the Deviljho from VideoGame/MonsterHunter was named "Eviljho".
8th Aug '15 2:54:41 AM Cryoclaste
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* Kraven the Hunter, a ''{{Spider-Man}}'' villain.
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* Kraven the Hunter, a ''{{Spider-Man}}'' ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' villain.

* {{Darkseid}}, [[NewGods Lord of]] [[TheEmpire Apokolips]]. [[ThemeNaming Pretty]] [[ArchetypalCharacter clearly]] [[{{Troperiffic}} deliberate]].
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* {{Darkseid}}, ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}, [[NewGods Lord of]] [[TheEmpire Apokolips]]. [[ThemeNaming Pretty]] [[ArchetypalCharacter clearly]] [[{{Troperiffic}} deliberate]].

* Darken Rahl from ''SwordOfTruth''.
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* Darken Rahl from ''SwordOfTruth''.''Literature/SwordOfTruth''.

* Dick Dastardly from ''WackyRaces''.
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* Dick Dastardly from ''WackyRaces''.''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces''.

* Mr. Grimm of ''TwistedMetal''. [[AC:WesternAnimation]
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* Mr. Grimm of ''TwistedMetal''. [[AC:WesternAnimation]''VideoGame/TwistedMetal''. [[AC:WesternAnimation]]

* ''HagarTheHorrible''
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* ''HagarTheHorrible'' ''ComicStrip/HagarTheHorrible''

* The eponymous IMMeen.
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* The eponymous IMMeen.''VideoGame/IMMeen''.

* Count Nefaria, a long-running MarvelComics villain.
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* Count Nefaria, a long-running MarvelComics Creator/MarvelComics villain.

* Nefaria is the right hand of the BigBad in Saban's ''MaskedRider''.
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* Nefaria is the right hand of the BigBad in Saban's ''MaskedRider''. ''Series/MaskedRider''.

* Dr. Nefarious, a BigBad in the ''RatchetAndClank'' series (''Up Your Arsenal'' and ''A Crack in Time'').
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* Dr. Nefarious, a BigBad in the ''RatchetAndClank'' ''Franchise/RatchetAndClank'' series (''Up Your Arsenal'' and ''A Crack in Time'').

* ''VandalSavage'', DCComics supervillain. Though he's a terrible person overall, [[PlayingWithATrope he's not particularly savage]].
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* ''VandalSavage'', DCComics ''ComicBook/VandalSavage'', Creator/DCComics supervillain. Though he's a terrible person overall, [[PlayingWithATrope he's not particularly savage]].

* Will [[{{Eminem}} the real Slim Shady]] please stand up?
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* Will [[{{Eminem}} [[Music/{{Eminem}} the real Slim Shady]] please stand up?

* {{Sinestro}} from ''ComicBook/GreenLantern''. It should be noted that he's left(sinister)-handed. It's not clear how his home planet's naming works.
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* {{Sinestro}} SelfDemonstrating/{{Sinestro}} from ''ComicBook/GreenLantern''. It should be noted that he's left(sinister)-handed. It's not clear how his home planet's naming works.

* Slight variation: Sinistrals, from the ''{{Lufia}}'' games.
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* Slight variation: Sinistrals, from the ''{{Lufia}}'' ''Franchise/{{Lufia}}'' games.

* Slick Smitty from ''SlylockFox''
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* Slick Smitty from ''SlylockFox'' ''ComicStrip/SlylockFox''

* Venandekatra the Vile in BelisariusSeries. It is specifically noted that other names(like "Grim") carry a compliment with them as well as an insult; they imply that someone is a MagnificentBastard. Whereas vile is just an insult.
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* Venandekatra the Vile in BelisariusSeries.Literature/BelisariusSeries. It is specifically noted that other names(like "Grim") carry a compliment with them as well as an insult; they imply that someone is a MagnificentBastard. Whereas vile is just an insult.

* The Vile Tribe from the ''{{Lunar}}'' series. * Mr. Vile from ''VideoGame/{{Banjo-Kazooie}}''. The worst thing about him may be that you ''can't'' run away from him really fast.
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* The Vile Tribe from the ''{{Lunar}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Lunar}}'' series. * Mr. Vile from ''VideoGame/{{Banjo-Kazooie}}''.''VideoGame/{{BanjoKazooie}}''. The worst thing about him may be that you ''can't'' run away from him really fast.

* Lord Humungus from ''TheRoadWarrior''.
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* Lord Humungus from ''TheRoadWarrior''.''Film/TheRoadWarrior''.

* In VorkosiganSaga Emperor Dorca's [[TheDragon dragon]] is Pierre Le Sanguinaire which means "Bloody Pete" in English.
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* In VorkosiganSaga Literature/VorkosiganSaga Emperor Dorca's [[TheDragon dragon]] is Pierre Le Sanguinaire which means "Bloody Pete" in English.

* [=BadBad=] in ''SecretOfTheStars''.
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* [=BadBad=] in ''SecretOfTheStars''.''VideoGame/SecretOfTheStars''.
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