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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To speak evil of especially falsely and severely.

Usage examples (33)
  • Never malign your friends or they will be friends no more.
  • Prompted by malign motives
  • The Deified Thalygos Mundt came onscreen, his expression malign as always.
  • In Paris, recalling the malign absurdities of British red tape with quiet exasperation, he shrugs. for more
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