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Word: maleficient

Definition: doing evil; N. maleficience


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::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
::: immutable - unchangeable
::: baroque - highly ornate
::: mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
::: decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
::: cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change