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Word: maleficient

Definition: doing evil; N. maleficience


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::: wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
::: puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
::: percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
::: gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
::: morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease