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used in The Aeneid

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harmful or evil

or in medicine:  characterized by progressive and uncontrolled harmful growth — especially of a tumor
  • The matrons, seiz'd with new amaze, Roll their malignant eyes, and on the navy gaze.
    Book 5 (75% in)
  • Thus wander travelers in woods by night, By the moon's doubtful and malignant light, When Jove in dusky clouds involves the skies, And the faint crescent shoots by fits before their eyes.
    Book 6 (30% in)
  • Her eyes grow stiffen'd, and with sulphur burn; Her hideous looks and hellish form return; Her curling snakes with hissings fill the place, And open all the furies of her face: Then, darting fire from her malignant eyes, She cast him backward as he strove to rise, And, ling'ring, sought to frame some new replies.
    Book 7 (56% in)

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