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malevolent

ma·lev·o·lent

malevolent

 
pronunciation:
m le v lihnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: wishing or doing evil to others; ill-willed; malicious.
His thoughts had become so malevolent that he now wished her dead.
antonyms:
benevolent
similar words:
catty, destructive, evil, malicious, malign, malignant, miscreant, spiteful, vicious
derivation: malevolently (adv.)
Word Parts
The word malevolent contains the following parts:
vol Latin root that means wish, intention, will