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malice

ma luhs

  • n  feeling a need to see others suffer
  • n  the quality of threatening evil

  • Though Linda did not intend malice, her sharp tongue did leave wounds, reducing Peter to tears.
  • Precisely because that malice must be proved, the lawyer argued, the defendant civil rights leaders must face trial.
  • US claimed that Iraq's malice has an echo in other parts of the Middle East, exacerbating tensions between Sunnis and Shi'ites.
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  • Mark Hughes in guardian.co.uk
    After the Van Persie incident, the City manager Mark Hughes said: "Emmanuel strongly maintains that there was no malice intended in the challenge on Robin van Persie and apologised to him when he hugged him on leaving the field of play at the end of...
  • Miroslav Klose in The Associated Press
    Football is a contact sport, and one factor should be whether there was malice and intention,said Klose, who has scored 11 World Cup goals. "I thought I went after the ball."
  • Lawrence Dallaglio in Independent
    For his part, Dallaglio, who retires from all rugby next month, said, "I acknowledge that my actions infringed the rules, although I wish to stress that they were unintentional and without any malice. I have apologised to Julian White. I hope that I...

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