Sinônimos de malign
to say unpleasant and untrue things about someoneWe maligned him dreadfully, assuming the very worst about him.
his tendency to disparage literature
He alleged that he was verbally abused by other soldiers.
The newspaper which libelled him had already offered him compensation.
knock (informal), ,
I'm not knocking them: if they want to do it, it's up to them.
a crude attempt to smear her
blacken (someone's name),
slag (off) (slang),
We habitually denigrated our boss in his absence.
What right had the crowd to revile them?
He was vilified and forced into exile.
He has been questioned on suspicion of slandering the politician.
He complained that the article defamed him.
They have been traduced in the press as xenophobic bigots.
speak ill of, ,
do a hatchet job on (informal), ,
evil in influence or effectthe malign influence jealousy had on their lives
Few people would not condemn slavery as evil.
Eating too much of any food can be bad for you.
the awesome destructive power of nuclear weapons
the harmful effects of smoking
The Governor faced hostile crowds when visiting the town.
a vicious criminal incapable of remorse
a malignant minority indulging in crime and violence
She flew at me, shouting how evil and wicked I was.
Her comments were very hurtful to Mrs Green's family.
the pernicious effects of alcoholism
Her stare was malevolent, her mouth a thin line.
He had a baleful look.
Fear of crime is having a deleterious effect on society.
Stress in itself is not necessarily injurious.
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in the sense of abuse
to speak insultingly or cruelly toHe alleged that he was verbally abused by other soldiers.
slate (informal, British),
slag (off) (slang),
in the sense of bad
harmfulEating too much of any food can be bad for you.
in the sense of baleful
harmful, menacing, or vindictiveHe had a baleful look.
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