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Word: maleficient

Definition: doing evil; N. maleficience


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::: complementary - serving to complete something
::: predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
::: atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
::: collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
::: rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
::: cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
::: chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: feebleminded - deficient in intelligence; very stupid
::: frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial