Good, bad and evil

malevolent
(adj)
mǝ-LEV-ǝ-lǝnt
Meaning

characterized by or reflecting ill will; wishing evil

1st Sample Sentence

That dog is a malevolent creature: I've never done him any harm, yet whenever he sees me he roars and chases me.

Root

male (badly)#volens volentis (wishing) (Latin)

Mnemonics

opposite of benevolent malevolent = male +violent Violent males can cause more harm to society than females

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