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synonyms for malevolent

  • malicious
  • malignant
  • murderous
  • sinister
  • vengeful
  • vicious
  • wicked
  • bad-natured
  • baleful
  • catty
  • despiteful
  • dirty
  • evil
  • evil-minded
  • hellish
  • hostile
  • lousy
  • malign
  • murder
  • pernicious
  • poison
  • rancorous
  • rough
  • spiteful
  • tough
  • vindictive
  • waspish
See also synonyms for: malevolently

antonyms for malevolent

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  • benevolent
  • friendly
  • good
  • kind
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • amiable
  • harmless
  • liking
  • loving
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How to use malevolent in a sentence

It sent a shiver through me, and even old Piegan stood aghast at the malevolent determination of the man.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He was a man of learning and abilities, but a violent party writer, and a severe and malevolent critic.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Her disposition was sour and malevolent, despite its elegant veneer.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Suddenly it seemed a malevolent place, oppressive, threatening, grim in spite of its beauty.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Now was the opportunity to repay him for those malevolent letters.
HISTORICAL TALES, VOL. 6 (OF 15)CHARLES MORRIS
He answered, 'They are not understood, and are wrongly interpreted by the malevolent.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
His grinning, malevolent face was only a few inches from mine.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
He heard an answering laugh from Catherson, short, malevolent.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
My answer hath been, “Would he had blotted a thousand,” which they thought a malevolent speech.
DISCOVERIES MADE UPON MEN AND MATTERBEN JONSON
The rainbow was made by Gaunab, who is generally a malevolent being, of whom more hereafter.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MALEVOLENT

  • calamitous
  • deadly
  • dire
  • evil
  • foreboding
  • harmful
  • hurtful
  • injurious
  • malevolent
  • malignant
  • noxious
  • ominous
  • pernicious
  • ruinous
  • sinister
  • threatening
  • venomous
  • vindictive
  • woeful
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