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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Very unkind and cruel, and deliberately behaving in a way that is likely to upset or hurt someone. Done just to be mean.

Usage examples (39)
  • There was no reason to write on the walls except to be malicious.
  • malicious gossip
  • Najib has vigorously rejected what he called malicious claims.
  • She is tired of what she calls malicious gossip about her and her children. for more
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