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Synonyms for malevolent

Adjective

1. malevolent, malicious (vs. unmalicious)
usage: wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred; "a gossipy malevolent old woman"; "failure made him malevolent toward those who were successful"
2. malefic, malevolent, malign, evil, maleficent (vs. beneficent)
usage: having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"
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