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malicious
used in The Age of Innocence

6 uses
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Definition
wanting to see others suffer; or threatening evil
  • "Perhaps the Beauforts don't know her," Janey suggested, with her artless malice.
    Chapter 5 (69% in)
  • Mrs. Manson Mingott screwed up her little mouth into a grimace of mimic prudery and twinkled at him through malicious lids.
    Chapter 17 (14% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 17 (28% in)
  • She looked at him with a flash of her old malice.
    Chapter 23 (29% in)
  • "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?"
    Chapter 30 (65% in)
  • Archer looked at him, and thought he saw in his gay young eyes a gleam of his great-grandmother Mingott's malice.
    Chapter 34 (62% in)

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