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My prefix is evil, in 5 letters.

My infix is an abbreviation, in 3 letters.

My suffix is in past tense, in 3 letters.

Together, they have no intersection.

What am I?

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    $\begingroup$ While this riddle is pleasingly compact, I fear the infix and suffix in particular are so vague and general that you're going to receive a LOT of 'incorrect' answers which fit the riddle as it stands! $\endgroup$ – Stiv Feb 10 at 15:29
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    $\begingroup$ @Stiv Made the riddle more specific. $\endgroup$ – Dannyu NDos Feb 10 at 22:14
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I think the answer is

demonstrate

Explanation:

My prefix is evil.

demon - a creature from the abyss

My infix is an abbreviation.

str is an abbreviation for street

My suffix is in past tense.

ate is the past tense form of eat

Together, they have no intersection.

All the affixes put together with no intersection yields demonstrate.

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  • $\begingroup$ Welcome to Puzzling SE and congratulations on your first answer! Though I intended rot13("fgevat" sbe "fge.") $\endgroup$ – Dannyu NDos Feb 10 at 23:59
  • $\begingroup$ @DannyuNDos rot13(uzz bs pbhefr, naq zr n cebtenzzre gbb!) $\endgroup$ – Deolus Feb 11 at 0:05
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My guess:

illustrated

Explanation:

My prefix is evil.

ill is a synonym for evil

My infix is an abbreviation.

UST is an abbreviation for the United States Treasury,

My suffix is in past tense.

rated is in its past tense form

Together, they have no intersection.

All the affixes put together with no intersection yields illustrated.

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  • $\begingroup$ Nice answer, but not what I intended. Subtle Hint: rot13("V" nz va cerfrag grafr.) $\endgroup$ – Dannyu NDos Feb 10 at 13:21
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Malevolent

My prefix is evil

Mal <-- a prefix for "bad" or "evil"

My infix is an abbreviation

Evo for evolution

My suffix is in past tense

lent, as in the past tense of lend

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I think the answer is

Disparate

My prefix is evil.

Dis encompasses the sixth through ninth circles of hell so could be described as evil.

My infix is an abbreviation.

Par is an abbreviation for paragraph

My suffix is in past tense.

Ate is the past tense of eat

Together, they have no intersection.

Disparate describes things so unlike that there is no basis for comparison.

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You might be

CROWDED

My prefix is evil.

CROW - a raven, possibly synonymous with a crow (same genus) is depicted historically as an evil presence

My infix is an abbreviation.

D - D can be the abbreviation for many things: Day, December, Decimal, etc.

My suffix is in past tense.

ED - ED is often added to words to make them past tense

(Yes, probably a stretch)

Together, they have no intersection.

All parts are separate with no overlap - CROW-D-ED

Title

Compact - Many things in a compact area would be CROWDED.

Also, if a compact car was very crowded, it may not make it to the next intersection.

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The answer could be

illuminate

Explanation:

My prefix is evil.

ill is a synonym for evil

My infix is an abbreviation.

UMIN is an abbreviation for the University Medical Information Network

My suffix is in past tense.

ate is the past tense form of eat

Together, they have no intersection.

All the affixes put together with no intersection yields illuminate.

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