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malevolent


malevolent

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Definition of MALEVOLENT

having or showing a desire to cause someone pain or suffering for the sheer enjoyment of it <the novel grossly oversimplified the conflict as a struggle between relentlessly malevolent villains on one side and faultless saints on the other>

February 27, 2015
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