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Word: maleficient

Definition: doing evil; N. maleficience


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::: laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
::: inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
::: magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
::: legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
::: absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
::: strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
::: pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
::: suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.