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Noun1.malevolency - the quality of threatening evilmalevolency - the quality of threatening evil  
bitchiness, cattiness, nastiness, spite, spitefulness - malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
cruelness, cruelty, harshness - the quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance
beastliness, meanness - the quality of being deliberately mean
evilness, evil - the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice; "attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world"
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He returns to do battle with Zhong - the "eternal malevolency" who destroyed his home in the first place.
A BRIEF prologue relates the destruction of the planet Bana at the hands of his "eternal malevolency" Zhong (voiced by Alan C Peterson), who unleashes a space kraken with the power to create black holes.
stratagems are infused within her art; the figural as seen in Untitled (Spread) and the allegorical as in Untitled (Balance) where meaning is hidden and imagery exudes malevolency. Untitled (Spread), employs the orchid as a metaphor for femininity, creating an overtly sexual tone.