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malefic

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adjective ma·lef·ic \mə-ˈle-fik\

Definition of malefic

  1. 1 :  having malignant influence :  baleful

  2. 2 :  malicious



Origin of malefic

Latin maleficus wicked, mischievous, from male + -ficus -fic


First Known Use: 1652

Rhymes with malefic


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