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Word: maleficient

Definition: doing evil; N. maleficience


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::: vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
::: interloper - intruder; one who interferes
::: arboreal - of or living in trees
::: concord - harmony; accord
::: oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
::: dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
::: smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
::: hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
::: advent - arrival
::: cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.