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Word: maleficient

Definition: doing evil; N. maleficience


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::: spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
::: pinnace - small boat
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::: prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
::: exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
::: discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
::: psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
::: pecuniary - pertaining to money