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malicious
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

2 uses
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Definition
wanting to see others suffer; or threatening evil
  • Then did Kronos' son essay to provoke Hera with vexing words, and spake maliciously: "Twain goddesses hath Menelaos for his helpers, even Hera of Argos and Alalkomenean Athene.
    Book 4 (1% in)
  • So upbraiding Antilochos spake golden-haired Menelaos: "Antilochos, no mortal man is more malicious than thou.
    Book 23 (54% in)

There are no more uses of "malicious" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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