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On this page you'll find 120 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to malicious, such as: malevolent, malignant, mischievous, nasty, pernicious, and petty.

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How to use malicious in a sentence

  • Also, Bing does “not want to index ” spammy content or pages that have malicious activities on them, he said.

  • In the fall of 2013, the party arrested hundreds of microbloggers for what it described as “malicious rumor-mongering” and paraded a particularly influential one on national television to make an example of him.

  • "malicious destruction of property" could probably be proved without Tiger's testimony.

    Was Tiger a Victim? | Wendy Murphy | November 30, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • malicious persons in the town even declared that the lamented Torvestad had got his wife in a lottery at Christiansfeldt.

    Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland
  • malicious tongues went so far as to assert that he secretly and stealthily sold his handiwork.

    The Duel | A. I. Kuprin
  • malicious fate had assigned to the most diffident individual in the company the trying responsibility of leading the way.

    The Queen of Hearts | Wilkie Collins
  • malicious reports were also spread against them, which must have been almost harder to bear.

    A Book of Quaker Saints | Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  • malicious Fate, too, they felt, would even crown with the grand prix the number they would have chosen.

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