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malevolent
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Wuthering Heights
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  • What malevolence you must have to wish to convince me that there is no happiness in the world!’
  • Heathcliff glanced at me with an ill-meaning smile, expressing his acquaintance with the party, and, consequently, his malevolence towards it, and demanded who ’papa’ was?
  • He was so obstinate in his resolution, that Heathcliff deemed it expedient to compel from my lips a recapitulation of what had taken place; standing over me, heaving with malevolence, as I reluctantly delivered the account in answer to his questions.
  • He appeared to have bent his malevolence on making him a brute: he was never taught to read or write; never rebuked for any bad habit which did not annoy his keeper; never led a single step towards virtue, or guarded by a single precept against vice.

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  • She tells vicious lies and spreads malevolent rumors.
  • My computer is so frustrating. Sometimes it seems alive and malevolent.

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