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Word: maleficient

Definition: doing evil; N. maleficience


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::: benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
::: orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
::: gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
::: collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
::: engross - occupy fully; absorb
::: reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
::: exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
::: parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
::: bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
::: humid - damp; N. humidity