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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. having or exerting a malignant influence;
- Example: "malevolent stars"
- Example: "a malefic force"
[syn: malefic, malevolent, malign, evil]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Malefic \Ma*lef"ic\, a. [L. maleficus: cf. F. mal['e]fique. See Malefaction.] Doing mischief; causing harm or evil; nefarious; hurtful. [R.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

malefic adj 1: having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force" [syn: malefic, malevolent, malign, evil]