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maleficent (məˈlɛfɪsənt Pronunciation for maleficent

Definitions

adjective

  1. causing or capable of producing evil or mischief; harmful or baleful

Derived Forms

maˈlefic adjective
maˈlefically adverb
maˈleficence noun

Word Origin

C17: from Latin maleficent-, from maleficus wicked, prone to evil, from malum evil

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