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malefaction

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noun mal·e·fac·tion \ˌma-lə-ˈfak-shən\

Definition of malefaction

  1. :  an evil deed :  crime



Examples of malefaction in a sentence

  1. <the town treasurer has been linked to the kickback scheme and other financial malefactions>



15th Century

First Known Use of malefaction

15th century

Rhymes with malefaction

abreaction, benefaction, chain reaction, common fraction, complex fraction, counteraction, dark reaction, direct action, interaction, liquefaction, overaction, petrifaction, police action, proper fraction, putrefaction, rarefaction, retroaction, satisfaction, simple fraction, single-action, stupefaction, tumefaction


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