I have already begged you so to conduct yourself in society that even malicious tongues can find nothing to say against you.
And he saw this by the suppressed, malicious, and ironical smile with which Betsy glanced at him after this phrase.
The countess’s silence had subdued and depressed her, but the letter, all that she read between the lines in it, so exasperated her, this malice was so revolting beside her passionate, legitimate tenderness for her son, that she turned against other people and left off blaming herself.
He came to see me, and I liked him exceedingly," she said, unmistakably with malicious intent.
Alexey Alexandrovitch!" said the little old man, with a malicious light in his eyes, at the moment when Karenin was on a level with them, and was nodding with a frigid gesture, "I haven’t congratulated you yet," said the old man, pointing to his newly received ribbon.
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I am not interested in hearing malicious gossip.
Words can be like baseball bats when used maliciously.