One who wishes no good fortune for another or others.
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a person who wishes misfortune to another.
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The show caused MPs have warned the disciplinary committee to stop vilification campaign against them otherwise they will be left with the only option to unmask the ill-wisher of PTI.
But all that pales into insignificance when an unknown ill-wisher shows the couple exactly how unwelcome they are in the village.
Ewing took a bullet from an unknown ill-wisher, the TV murder attempt became "the shot heard 'round the world." Every week for much of the 1980s, viewers all over the globe breathlessly followed the intrigues of the Texas oil barons on the evening soap "Dallas."
Dubai An ill-trained, ill-mannered, ill-tempered, ill-wisher of a boss can be a nightmare -- not just for his or her team but for the organisation as well.
In contrast, only one British prime minister, Spencer Perceval, from a total of 52 has fallen to a bullet from an ill-wisher.
"Today the ill-wishers have launched a war against our hope and determination and they have pinned hope on their ominous plot and want to make the Iranian nation disappointed at the development of the country in the future, (but) Iran and our great nation want to show their hope and liveliness and make the enemy disappointed at its ominous goals," President Rouhani said, addressing a ceremony in Tehran on Tuesday.
The international football community took into account the bias of all the claims of these ill-wishers. Armenia's attempt of politicizing this important sporting event failed miserably.
"We are sorry to disappoint the ill-wishers and the rumormongers even as we are amused by the detractors' propensity of running berserk in putting the President in a bad light or removing him from the physical plane in their minds," Panelo said.
"Nawaz Sharif erected projects worth billions of dollars for the progress and development of the people of Pakistan and the ill-wishers could not find a misappropriated dime from the tax-payers money," she added.
Our ill-wishers must know that our people stand united against their terrorism.
Barry, from Stockton, has been pelted with eggs and even dirty nappies over the years but has amassed far more fans than ill-wishers.