One of the principal grounds for an absolute divorce is malicious desertion.
They are malicious gossip, greed of money, giving security, nocturnal robbery, murder, unchastity.
He took a sort of malicious pleasure in irritating the monks.
This led to the circulation of malicious stories to the effect that Great Britain was not doing her share, and that she was preserving her soldiers at the expense of those furnished from overseas.
Malignus, evil-disposed, from maligenus), wicked, of a malicious or wilfully evil disposition.
The common notions of the devil as black, ill-favoured, malicious, destructive and the like, have occasioned the application of the term to certain animals (the Tasmanian devil, the devil-fish, the coot), to mechanical contrivances (for tearing up cloth or separating wool), to pungent, highly seasoned dishes, broiled or fried.
Now here, we are told, there is a malicious allusion to the " messenger of Satan to buffet me " of 2 Cor.
Charles made the malicious remark that nothing was safe from Don John - not even vermin.
First of all 2 the writer describes the futile attempt of Heliodorus to rob the Temple, and the malicious intrigues of the Benjamite Simon against the worthy high priest Onias III.