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Word: maleficient

Definition: doing evil; N. maleficience


More Vocab Words

::: tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
::: dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
::: zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
::: resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
::: calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
::: distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
::: nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
::: tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.