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malignant
used in Tom Jones

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harmful or evil

or in medicine:  characterized by progressive and uncontrolled harmful growth — especially of a tumor
  • This the captain knew, and could not bear; for though envy is at best a very malignant passion, yet is its bitterness greatly heightened by mixing with contempt towards the same object; and very much afraid I am, that whenever an obligation is joined to these two, indignation and not gratitude will be the product of all three.
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