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- n. malignancy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of being malignant; extreme malevolence; bitter enmity; malice; disposition toward evil; intense ill will.
- n. Unfavorableness; evil nature.
- n. Virulence; tendency to a fatal issue.
- n. A cancerous tumor that is spreading beyond the point of origin.
- n. The state of being a malignant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as malignancy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death
- n. quality of being disposed to evil; intense ill will
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Before there was suspicion, with the citation of his criminal behavior and apparent lack of remorse and contrition and humility etc., there is proof of at least past malignance.
It's recent malignance includes: painting the American President as a foreign-born, communist, Moslem, and the Canadian and all other socialized health care as having death panels to cull the elderly.
But where the Magician was grumpy, these were evil; there was incredible malignance in their misshapen faces.
There can be 2 reasons only for not accepting humans as the main source of global warming: idiocy and malignance.
This past weekend, while feeling very frightened and frazzled at the prospect of losing my oldest continuous friend to a recently discovered mass of malignance, I took a silent vow that I would discontinue this blog if he didn't come out of his nine-hour surgery alive.
Sowho are these merchants of noise, who work so hard, and so unobtrusively to dominate our attention, while hiding their malignance behind the frenzied smiles and desperate flim-flam of others who more effectively command our loyalty, respect, admiration and even doting adoration?
Every one thought the decision admirable; it traveled from lip to lip, gaining malignance by the way.
Doing so by deliberate malignance is called fraud.
Such arguments can be expressions of honest conviction, and use of the term need not be an accusation of disingenuousness or malignance.
Furthermore, his change in emphasis from Bushian malignance and incompetence to climate change is probaly less likely to get him into office, or keep him politically significant.
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