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malefic

malefic

adjective ma·lef·ic \mə-ˈle-fik\

Definition of MALEFIC

1
:  having malignant influence :  baleful
2
:  malicious

Origin of MALEFIC

Latin maleficus wicked, mischievous, from male + -ficus -fic
First Known Use: 1652

Rhymes with MALEFIC

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