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from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of threatening evil


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  • And Somers seemed to come home like an enemy, like an enemy, with that look on his face, and that pregnant malevolency of Cornwall investing him.


  • With it came full realization of the might and the malevolency of these shadowed wilds she had battled so long.

    The Sky Line of Spruce

  • I'm still marveling at the juxtaposition of these two words: "armchair", connoting casual comfort and complacency, and "terrorist" with its inherently brutal malevolency.



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