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synonyms for maleficence

  • carnality
  • corruption
  • debasement
  • debauchery
  • decay
  • degeneracy
  • depravity
  • evil
  • evildoing
  • ill
  • immorality
  • indecency
  • iniquity
  • lechery
  • lewdness
  • licentiousness
  • looseness
  • lubricity
  • lust
  • malignance
  • offense
  • perversion
  • profligacy
  • rot
  • sensuality
  • squalor
  • transgression
  • trespass
  • venality
  • wickedness
  • wrong
  • libidinousness
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antonyms for maleficence

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  • chastity
  • cleanness
  • decency
  • development
  • good
  • goodness
  • growth
  • happiness
  • honor
  • improvement
  • kindness
  • modesty
  • morality
  • obedience
  • purity
  • right
  • virtue
  • good point
  • propriety
  • strength
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How to use maleficence in a sentence

At which date the little dog, my love, assumes the roll of maleficence towards the aged.
THE PROPHET OF BERKELEY SQUAREROBERT HICHENS
You and yours are as unmingled beneficence as rum shops are unmitigated maleficence.
THE AMERICAN MISSIONARY -- VOLUME 39, NO. 11, NOVEMBER, 1885VARIOUS
Healthful influences and magical charms avert it; hence Lug, a beneficent god, destroys Balor's maleficence.
THE RELIGION OF THE ANCIENT CELTSJ. A. MACCULLOCH
In all their lamentations soundeth vengeance, in all their eulogies is maleficence; and being judge seemeth to them bliss.
THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRAFRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
We must transform it into beneficence, and its opposite into the idea of maleficence.
DIDEROT AND THE ENCYCLOPDISTSJOHN MORLEY
His unalloyed maleficence is adorned with a thousand graces of manner.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSONWALTER RALEIGH
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