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ma•lev•o•lent



Pronunciation: (mu-lev'u-lunt), [key]
adj.
1. wishing evil or harm to another or others; showing ill will; ill-disposed; malicious: His failures made him malevolent toward those who were successful.
2. evil; harmful; injurious: a malevolent inclination to destroy the happiness of others.
3. Astrol.evil or malign in influence.

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