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  Definition of Malign
  1. speak unfavorably about; "She badmouthes her husband everywhere"
  2. having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"
  3. evil or harmful in nature or influence; "prompted by malign motives"; "believed in witches and malign spirits"; "gave him a malign look"; "a malign lesion"
Similar Words: badmouth, traduce, drag through the mud, malefic, malevolent, evil

 

See Also: harmful, maleficent, malevolent, malicious, unkind

 

Attributes: malignity, malignancy, malignance

 

Derivational Morphology: defamation, calumny, obloquy, traducement, hatchet job, defamer, maligner, slanderer, vilifier, libeler, backbiter, traducer, smear, vilification, malignment

 

Anagrams: lingam, Gilman

 

 
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