Definitions

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  • adjective Showing malice, malicious.

Etymologies

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malice +‎ -ful

Examples

  • And as it got towards the end of the month, the impet began to look so maliceful, and that twirled that's tail faster and faster each time she gave a guess.

    FallNet - Past Nearly Men

  • Next day that there little thing looked so maliceful when he came for the flax.

    FallNet - Past Nearly Men

  • “But the good champion Ethelred, now entering within the door, was soar enraged and amazed to perceive no signal of the maliceful hermit; but, in the stead thereof, a dragon of a scaly and prodigious demeanor, and of a fiery tongue, which sate in guard before a palace of gold, with a floor of silver; and upon the wall there hung a shield of shining brass with this legend enwritten: —

    The Fall of the House of Usher

  • Next day that there little thing looked so maliceful when he came for the flax.

    Children's Literature A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher-Training Classes

  • And as it got towards the end of the month, the impet began to look so maliceful, and that twirled that's tail faster and faster each time she gave a guess.

    Children's Literature A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher-Training Classes

  • Next day that there little thing looked so maliceful when he came for the flax.

    English Fairy Tales

  • And as it got towards the end of the month, the impet began to look so maliceful, and that twirled that's tail faster and faster each time she gave a guess.

    English Fairy Tales

  • Next day, that there little thing looked soo maliceful when he come for the flax.

    Folk Tales Every Child Should Know

  • But she niver hot on the right one. An 'as that got to-warts the ind o' the month, the impet that began for to look soo maliceful, an 'that twirled that's tail faster an' faster each time she gave a guess.

    Folk Tales Every Child Should Know

  • 'But the good champion Ethelred, now entering within the door, was sore enraged and amazed to perceive no signal of the maliceful hermit; but, in the stead thereof, a dragon of a scaly and prodigious demeanour, and of a fiery tongue, which sate in guard before a palace of gold, with a floor of silver; and upon the wall there hung a shield of shining brass with this legend enwritten --

    The Fall of the House of Usher

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