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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ma·lev·o·lent /-lənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·lev·o·lent a.  Wishing evil; disposed to injure others; rejoicing in another's misfortune.
 Syn: -- Ill-disposed; envious; mischievous; evil-minded; spiteful; malicious; malignant; rancorous.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from
             intense ill will or hatred; "a gossipy malevolent old
             woman"; "failure made him malevolent toward those who
             were successful" [syn: malicious] [ant: benevolent]
      2: extremely malevolent or malicious; "the malignant tongues of
         gossipers" [syn: malignant]
      3: having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent
         stars"; "a malefic force" [syn: malefic, malign, evil]