malignantly


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ma·lig·nant

 (mə-lĭg′nənt)
adj.
1. Medicine
a. Tending to metastasize: a malignant tumor.
b. Virulent or threatening to life: a malignant disease.
2. Having or showing ill will; malicious: malignant thoughts.

ma·lig′nant·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.malignantly - in a malignant manner, as of a tumor that spreadsmalignantly - in a malignant manner, as of a tumor that spreads
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malignantly

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malign

(məˈlain) verb
to say unpleasant things about (someone or something), especially without reason. He's always maligning his wife when she isn't there.
malignant (məˈlignənt) adjective
1. (of people, their actions etc) intending, or intended, to do harm. a malignant remark.
2. (of a tumour, disease etc) likely to become worse and cause death. She died of a malignant tumour.
maˈlignantly adverb
References in classic literature ?
That, anyway," said Nikolay Levin, with an ironical smile, his eyes flashing malignantly, "has the charm of--what's one to call it?
shouted Natasha, raising herself on the sofa and looking malignantly at Marya Dmitrievna.
Born in poverty at Boston, January 19 1809, dying under painful circumstances at Baltimore, October 7, 1849, his whole literary career of scarcely fifteen years a pitiful struggle for mere subsistence, his memory malignantly misrepresented by his earliest biographer, Griswold, how completely has truth at last routed falsehood and how magnificently has Poe come into his own, For "The Raven," first published in 1845, and, within a few months, read, recited and parodied wherever the English language was spoken, the half-starved poet received $10
He spoke in the sharp, peremptory manner of a man who would take no nonsense, and the well men who obeyed his orders scowled malignantly.
There was always an undertaker-looking servant along, too, who handed us a program, pointed to the picture that began the list of the salon he was in, and then stood stiff and stark and unsmiling in his petrified livery till we were ready to move on to the next chamber, whereupon he marched sadly ahead and took up another malignantly respectful position as before.
How I should wish," William of Orange malignantly muttered to himself, with a dark frown and setting the spurs to his horse, "to see the figure which Louis will cut when he is apprised of the manner in which his dear friends De Witt have been served
The wild-dog was what he was, a wild-dog, cringing and sneaking, his ears for ever down, his tail for ever between his legs, for ever apprehending fresh misfortune and ill-treatment to fall on him, for ever fearing and resentful, fending off threatened hurt with lips curling malignantly from his puppy fangs, cringing under a blow, squalling his fear and his pain, and ready always for a treacherous slash if luck and safety favoured.
The hand continued slowly to descend, while he crouched beneath it, eyeing it malignantly, his snarl growing shorter and shorter as, with quickening breath, it approached its culmination.
His big fists were clenching and unclenching, and his face was positively fiendish, so malignantly did he look at Johnson.
I couldn't have believed it, sir' said Mrs Mann, holding up her hands, and looking malignantly at Dick.
His first act was to elevate his torch to a level with my face, squint malignantly, project his under-lip, and turn away.
Anyway, in a year you will be worth less," I continued malignantly.