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Malicious

Ma`li´cious
a.1.Indulging or exercising malice; harboring ill will or enmity.
I grant him bloody, . . .
Sudden, malicious, smacking of every sin
That has a name.
- Shak.
2.Proceeding from hatred or ill will; dictated by malice; as, a malicious report; malicious mischief.
3.(Law) With wicked or mischievous intentions or motives; wrongful and done intentionally without just cause or excuse; as, a malicious act.
Malicious abandonment
the desertion of a wife or husband without just cause.
Malicious prosecution
(Law) a wanton prosecution or arrest, by regular process in a civil or criminal proceeding, without probable cause.
- Burrill.
Adj.1.malicious - having the nature of or resulting from malice; "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling
Antonyms:
unmalicious - not malicious or spiteful
2.malicious - wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred; "a gossipy malevolent old woman"; "failure made him malevolent toward those who were successful"
Synonyms: malevolent

DESERTION, MALICIOUS. The act of a husband or wife, in leaving a consort, without just cause, for the purpose of causing a perpetual separation. Vide Abandonment, malicious.

MALICIOUS. With bad, and unlawful motives; wicked.

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