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n.1.An evil. See Mala.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Sancho caught it alive and presented it to Don Quixote, who was saying, "Malum signum, malum signum!
If we could suppose it otherwise, think not rank, valour, high repute, or any earthly consideration, should prevent us from visiting him with punishment, that the evil thing might be removed, even according to the text, Auferte malum ex vobis.
The arrest of the suspects was contained in a statement signed and issued by the Command's PPRO, SP Obed Mary Malum, stating that the suspects were traced following credible information and arrested by the Command's Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives in collaboration with local hunters based on intelligence reports.
Keep this posted in your office, your desk, wherever it will greet you every day: "Ubi boni tacent, malum prosperat" Evil prospers where good people are silent.
Rahul ji agar tumhari dadi aur tumhari amma khet mein lota leke gayi hoti to malum pad jata," Singh said while addressing a rally in Mahoba.
Earle and Kulow (2015) also noted "Having an eighty year old professor teach is not malum in se; rather what is frequently deleterious is there is no possibility of injecting new full time faculty into the department cohort" (p.
'We have filed formal charge against him for his involvement in crimes like arson, killings and genocide," prosecutor Zead-al Malum said.
Some wealthy Romans sought to escape this scourge by moving to villas they had built in the hills away from the "bad air" (malum aeris in Latin) emanating from the marshes and wetlands surrounding Rome.
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Tam gratum est mihi quam ferunt puellae / pernici aureolum fuisse malum, / quod zonam soluit diu ligatam.
When Jerome, the patron saint of translators, rendered the Bible into Latin, he introduced a pun that created one of the most potent symbols of Christian iconography, turning the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil ("malus") into the tree of apples ("malum").