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malevolent wishing or doing evil to others; ill-willed; malicious.
malfeasance an illegal act or wrongdoing, esp. by a public official.
malformation faulty or abnormal formation, esp. in the structure of a living organism; defect.
malformed abnormally formed.
malfunction to fail to operate or function. [3 definitions]
Mali a West African country between Mauritania and Niger.
malic acid a crystalline acid found esp. in unripe fruit such as apples and tomatoes.
malice the wish to harm or hurt others; hostility; animosity. [2 definitions]
malicious characterized by or displaying malice.
malicious mischief the intentional destruction of another person's property or belongings.
malign to speak badly of; defame; slander. [2 definitions]
malignancy the state or quality of being malignant. [3 definitions]
malignant evil or injurious in intent, effect, or character. [2 definitions]
malignity the condition or character of being malign or deadly. [2 definitions]
malines a fine, stiff net used in dressmaking. [2 definitions]
malinger to pretend illness or injury, esp. in order to be excused from duty or work.
malingerer one who pretends to be ill or injured, especially in order to avoid work or duty.
mall a grassy open space, usu. lined with shade trees and used as a public place for walking. [4 definitions]
mallard a common wild duck, the male of which has an iridescent, dark green head and neck.
malleable capable of being shaped, as by hammering or rolling. [2 definitions]
mallet a hammer, usu. wooden, with a short handle and a large cylindrical head, mainly used to drive a chisel or wedge, or to flatten something without damaging its surface. [3 definitions]