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In this 80-minute digital piece for Shakespeare Theatre Company, he shifts his gaze and protean talents to some of the best-known, most malevolent and sometimes loved characters in Shakespeare’s plays.
FOR PATRICK PAGE, IT’S SHAKESPEARE’S BAD GUYS WHO STEAL THE SHOWPETER MARKSFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We want the public to understand that he was not intentionally malevolent.
DUSTIN DIAMOND, BEST KNOWN AS SCREECH FROM ‘SAVED BY THE BELL,’ DIES AT 44EMILY YAHRFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Fears of malevolent artificial intelligence plotting humanity’s downfall are a staple of science fiction.
AS ALGORITHMS TAKE OVER MORE OF THE ECONOMY, WE SHOULD CEDE CONTROL (VERY) CAREFULLYEDD GENTDECEMBER 1, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
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
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WORDS RELATED TO MALEVOLENT

  • abasing
  • calumniatory
  • contemptuous
  • contumelious
  • damaging
  • debasing
  • defamatory
  • defaming
  • denigrating
  • depreciative
  • derogative
  • despicable
  • despiteful
  • detractive
  • disparaging
  • humiliating
  • hurting
  • injurious
  • insolent
  • insulting
  • invective
  • malevolent
  • malign
  • malignant
  • notorious
  • offending
  • offensive
  • pejorative
  • reviling
  • scandalous
  • scurrilous
  • shaming
  • spiteful
  • truculent
  • vile
  • vitriolic
  • vituperative
  • vulgar
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