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  • His eyes gleamed maliciously.
  • F.C. Wintergreen crowed with malicious glee.
  • He walked through life selfconsciously with downcast eyes and burning cheeks, the object of contempt, envy, suspicion, resentment and malicious innuendo everywhere he went.
  • ’Oh, no, you’re not,’ gloated Major Sanderson maliciously.
  • ’For how long?’ mocked the profane old man with a gleam of malicious elation.
  • He laughed quietly in malicious defiance.
  • They gathered soberly in the farthest recess of the ward and gossiped about him in malicious, offended undertones, rebelling against his presence as a ghastly imposition and resenting him malevolently for the nauseating truth of which he was bright reminder.
  • Yossarian lunged for his tormentor’s throat with one hand, but the man glided out of reach effortlessly and vanished into the corridor with a malicious laugh.
  • He could picture the fiery and malicious exhilaration with which they had made their wreckage, and their sanctimonious, ruthless sense of right and dedication.
  • …procession into the open city of Rome, where he was wounded in the eye by a flower fired at him from close range by a seedy, cackling, intoxicated old man, who, like Satan himself, had then bounded up on Major — de Coverley’s car with malicious glee, seized him roughly and contemptuously by his venerable white head and kissed him mockingly on each cheek with a mouth reeking with sour fumes of wine, cheese and garlic, before dropping back into the joyous celebrating throngs with…

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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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