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1. Having or exhibiting ill will; wishing harm to others; malicious.
2. Having a harmful influence: malevolent stars.

[Latin malevolēns, malevolent-; see malevolence.]

ma·lev′o·lent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.malevolently - in a malevolent mannermalevolently - in a malevolent manner; "she gossips malevolently"
benevolently - in a benevolent manner; "she looked on benevolently"
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[məˈlevələntlɪ] ADVcon malevolencia


[məˈlɛvələntli] advavec malveillance


[məˈlɛvələntlɪ] advcon malevolenza


(məˈlevələnt) adjective
wishing evil to others. The wicked old woman gave a malevolent smile.
maˈlevolently adverb
maˈlevolence noun
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He became still more absorbed in his task when the Russian general entered, and after glancing over his spectacles at Balashev's face, which was animated by the beauty of the morning and by his talk with Murat, he did not rise or even stir, but scowled still more and sneered malevolently.
She looked at White Fang, who snarled and bristled and glared malevolently.
The Chinaman turned his shrewd, slant eyes malevolently upon the doctor.
No sign of life appeared about the cave, yet Momaya experienced that uncanny sensation as of unseen eyes regarding her malevolently.
We do not care to publish any magazines here," Judge Witberg roared, looking at him so fiercely and malevolently that Watson could scarcely bring himself to believe that this was same man he had studied a few minutes previously.
It must be this miserable trader--this intruder,' exclaimed the manager, looking back malevolently at the place we had left.
Men of that sort, Percival, live long, and marry malevolently when you least expect it.
The ability of Turkey to use its Qatari base malevolently with such an overwhelming US presence in close proximity is severely limited.
DeMoro, gripping her pitchfork, puts a finger to her chin and grins malevolently.
And the guest list looks to be one of the strongest in ages too - with Adrien Brody channelling the full Brando as Changretta - although the constant toothpick mawing and gazing malevolently from under his fedora seems to be straight out of the Bumper Book of Gangsters.
It sits there malevolently in the fruit bowl, emotionless and hard as teak, refusing to give up on any tentative squeezings.
If the alt-right thinks the globalists secretly and malevolently control society, the neo-Nazis go back to the original version and believe that a conspiracy of Jewish bankers does.