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The Age of Innocence
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malicious
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The Age of Innocence
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  • "Perhaps the Beauforts don’t know her," Janey suggested, with her artless malice.
  • Mrs. Manson Mingott screwed up her little mouth into a grimace of mimic prudery and twinkled at him through malicious lids.
  • He wanted to thank her for having been to see his mother, but under the ancestress’s malicious eye he felt himself tongue-tied and constrained.
  • She looked at him with a flash of her old malice.
  • "Ah, but not as handsome as Ellen!" she jerked out, twinkling at him maliciously; and before he could answer she added: "Was she so awfully handsome the day you drove her up from the ferry?"
  • Archer looked at him, and thought he saw in his gay young eyes a gleam of his great-grandmother Mingott’s malice.

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  • I am not interested in hearing malicious gossip.
  • Words can be like baseball bats when used maliciously.
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