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Word: maleficient

Definition: doing evil; N. maleficience


More Vocab Words

::: despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
::: fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
::: commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
::: cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
::: deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
::: impeccable - faultless
::: intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
::: malefactor - evildoer; criminal
::: amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
::: tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent