malevolent


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Synonyms for malevolent

Synonyms for malevolent

Synonyms for malevolent

wishing or appearing to wish evil to others

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having or exerting a malignant influence

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The Russian's face lighted to a sinister gleam of malevolent satisfaction as he stooped and felt beneath the table top.
No foot-mark showed a trace of its nature, and only the overhanging branch of the enormous ginko tree suggested how it might have come and gone; but of its malevolent strength there was ample evidence in the condition of our stores.
'Gender,' suggested Mr Squeers, regarding the spectators with a malevolent eye--literally A malevolent eye.
Don Quixote offered to mount guard over the castle lest they should be attacked by some giant or other malevolent scoundrel, covetous of the great treasure of beauty the castle contained.
Seeing him, Kutuzov's malevolent and caustic expression softened, as if admitting that what was being done was not his adjutant's fault, and still not answering the Austrian adjutant, he addressed Bolkonski.
The grim old man of Torn had sat motionless throughout this indictment, his face, somewhat pale, was drawn into lines of malevolent hatred and rage, but he permitted Father Claude to finish without interruption.
Lagman rebuked Go for his 'unparliamentary language and malevolent innuendoes' during the latter's privilege speech on Tuesday, when the neophyte senator slammed the opposition congressman for casting doubt on the legality of funds used in the Malasakit facilities.
In relevant remarks on Sunday, Amir Abdollahian said that Washington was after materializing its malevolent agenda in Syria, adding that accordingly the US prevented different groups from reaching an agreement with the Syrian government.
Who was Veronique, whose malevolent presence is said to haunt the creaking house, and why was her family so hated?
Malevolent Malevolent Cast: Ben Lloyd-Hughes , Florence Pugh Siblings Jackson and Angela run a profitable ghostbusting racket; swindling the bereaved with fake detection equipment and Angela's paranormal 'visions'.
Heroic sons of Zeus become personable boys-next-door and malevolent kings have their motives laid bare through satirical and witty conversation.
Aided by a local villager called Frenchie (Jonas Bloquet), Father Burke and Sister Irene unearth the order's dark secrets and confront a malevolent force that lurks in the shadows, waiting to pounce on unsuspecting victims.
Synopsis: Bringing forth the spirits, touching on near-death experiences and parallel universes, and presenting the full range of ghostly manifestations, "Haunted: Malevolent Ghosts, Night Terrors, and Threatening Phantoms" pulls back the curtains on the hidden and frightening world of supernatural spirits, malevolent phantoms, menacing beings, paranormal encounters, spectral apparitions, threatening poltergeists, and sinister hauntings.
She said that this act of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz was malevolent and it proved that former president Ziaul Haq's 'disciples' still had bitter feelings for Benazir Bhutto.
However, the one she finally purchases proves to be a rather malevolent character and certainly not an ideal pet.