Maleficiate Mal`e*fi"ci*ate, v. t. [LL. maleficiatus, p. p. of maleficiare to bewitch, fr. L. maleficium. See {Malefice}.] To bewitch; to harm. [Obs.] --Burton. [1913 Webster]

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  • maleficiate — I. adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin maleficiatus, past participle of maleficiare to bewitch, injure, from Latin maleficium evil spell obsolete : placed under an evil spell; especially : made impotent by sorcery II. transitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

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