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Word: maleficient

Definition: doing evil; N. maleficience


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::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
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::: stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
::: exorcise - drive out evil spirits
::: antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
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::: aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics