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malicious
used in Macbeth

4 uses
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Definition
wanting to see others suffer; or threatening evil
  • Luxurious, avaricious, false, deceitful,
    Sudden, malicious, smacking of every sin
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — England. Before the King's Palace (25% in)
malicious = wanting to see others suffer
  • Fears and scruples shake us: In the great hand of God I stand; and thence, Against the undivulg'd pretense I fight Of treasonous malice.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Inverness. Court within the Castle (95% in)
  • We have scotch'd the snake, not kill'd it; She'll close, and be herself; whilst our poor malice Remains in danger of her former tooth.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The same. Another Room in the Palace (30% in)
  • Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well; Treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing, Can touch him further.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The same. Another Room in the Palace (46% in)

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