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See definition of malefic on Dictionary.com
  • as inbaneful
  • as infatal
  • as inharmful
  • as inmalign
  • as inominous
  • as insinister
  • as invenomous

synonyms for malefic

  • baleful
  • calamitous
  • deadly
  • deleterious
  • destructive
  • disastrous
  • evil
  • fatal
  • harmful
  • hurtful
  • noxious
  • pernicious
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • poisonous
  • venomous
  • wicked
  • calamitous
  • cataclysmic
  • catastrophic
  • destructive
  • disastrous
  • fateful
  • incurable
  • inevitable
  • malignant
  • mortal
  • poisonous
  • ruinous
  • virulent
  • baleful
  • baneful
  • deathly
  • final
  • ill-fated
  • ill-starred
  • killing
  • mortiferous
  • noxious
  • pernicious
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • terminal
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antonyms for malefic

MOST RELEVANT
  • advantageous
  • beneficial
  • fortunate
  • helpful
  • lucky
  • assisting
  • blessed
  • fortunate
  • harmless
  • healthy
  • helpful
  • healthful
  • life-giving
  • nourishing
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unnecessary
  • vital
  • wholesome
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How to use malefic in a sentence

Also, that the quality that had impressed me first as being malefic was really only its singular and original strangeness.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Also when there are malefic planets immediately setting or passing the nadir, in evil aspect to the luminary below the horizon.
ASTROLOGYSEPHARIAL
But the contrary is the case when the 5th House is occupied by malefic planets and such as may be heavily afflicted.
ASTROLOGYSEPHARIAL
Malefic planets therein, especially in evil aspect to the Sun or Moon, shows many opponents.
ASTROLOGYSEPHARIAL
The oppositions are uniformly evil, whether the planet involved in the direction be a benefic or malefic.
ASTROLOGYSEPHARIAL
Pliny said that the moon corrupted carcases of animals exposed to its malefic rays.
MOON LORETIMOTHY HARLEY
Many of the attendant spirits who haunt Marie Antoinette's ghostly footsteps as they haunted her earthly ones are malefic.
A VERSAILLES CHRISTMAS-TIDEMARY STUART BOYD
In one instance I saw one of them killed, by a man who charged him with having brought his brother to death by malefic arts.
THE AMERICAN INDIANSHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Malefic superstitonis, quorum instinctu peculiaris adolescens (Ravilliac) dirum facinus instituerat.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 201, SEPTEMBER 3, 1853VARIOUS
A star malefic in thy house of life; Threatening thee with speedy violent death488From some traitor's hand.
TALES OF THE WONDER CLUB, VOLUME IIIM. Y. HALIDOM (PSEUD. DRYASDUST)
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MALEFIC

  • baleful
  • calamitous
  • deadly
  • deleterious
  • destructive
  • disastrous
  • evil
  • fatal
  • harmful
  • hurtful
  • malefic
  • noxious
  • pernicious
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • poisonous
  • venomous
  • wicked
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.