Maleficent
Maleficent Ma*lef"i*cent, a. [See {Malefic}.] Doing evil to others; harmful; mischievous. [1913 Webster]

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  • maleficent — (adj.) 1670s, from L. maleficent , altered stem of maleficus (see MALEFIC (Cf. malefic)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • maleficent — /meuh lef euh seuhnt/, adj. doing evil or harm; harmfully malicious: maleficent destroyers of reputations. [1670 80; back formation from L maleficentia MALEFICENCE; see ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • maleficent — malefic, maleficent malign, baleful, *sinister …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • maleficent — adjective Etymology: back formation from maleficence Date: 1678 working or productive of harm or evil ; baleful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • maleficent — adjective Harmful or evil in intent or effect. Ant: beneficent …   Wiktionary

  • maleficent — ma lef·i·cent || mÉ™ lefɪsnt adj. harmful, evil …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maleficent — a. Harmful, mischievous, injurious, evil doing …   New dictionary of synonyms

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