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  • She was a diminutive, withered up old woman of sixty, with sharp malignant eyes and a sharp little nose.
  • After scanning Mr. Luzhin unceremoniously, Raskolnikov smiled malignantly, sank back on the pillow and stared at the ceiling as before.
  • "The thing is perfectly clear," he muttered to himself, with a malignant smile anticipating the triumph of his decision.
  • Well, brother, to make a long story short, I was going in for a regular explosion here to uproot all malignant influences in the locality, but Pashenka won the day.
  • Almost from the first, while he read the letter, Raskolnikov’s face was wet with tears; but when he finished it, his face was pale and distorted and a bitter, wrathful and malignant smile was on his lips.
  • A new overwhelming sensation was gaining more and more mastery over him every moment; this was an immeasurable, almost physical, repulsion for everything surrounding him, an obstinate, malignant feeling of hatred.
  • "All?" he asked, with a malignant grin.
  • Raskolnikov smiled malignantly.
  • The man, moreover, was very unpleasant, evidently depraved, undoubtedly cunning and deceitful, possibly malignant.
  • "Sonia wants pomatum too," he said as he walked along the street, and he laughed malignantly—"such smartness costs money….

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  • Gey and his wife, Margaret, had spent the last three decades working to grow malignant cells outside the body, hoping to use them to find cancer’s cause and cure.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • He hit it [the shark] without hope but with resolution and complete malignancy.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea

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