MALEVOLENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MALEVOLENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
malevolent
 a.  having or exhibiting ill will; wishing harm to others; malicious
Classic Sentence:
1  It was not in places of general resort, or where their equals were assembled, that any avaricious or malevolent noble durst offer him injury.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  But he was quite consciously afraid of society, which he knew by instinct to be a malevolent, partly-insane beast.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
3  Driven by desire and by dread of the malevolent Thing outside, he made his round in the wood, slowly, softly.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
4  Seeing him, Kutuzov's malevolent and caustic expression softened, as if admitting that what was being done was not his adjutant's fault, and still not answering the Austrian adjutant, he addressed Bolkonski.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV
5  Now I recalled every detail of that meeting and in my mind gave him the most malevolent and bitter replies.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
6  When the count came to see her she turned anxiously round at the sound of a man's footstep, and then her face resumed its cold and malevolent expression.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVIII
7  Archie turned to her, his eye malevolent, and when he spoke there was cold anger in his rusty voice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
8  She turned and there stood India, white faced, her pale eyes blazing, and Archie, malevolent as a one-eyed parrot.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
9  Raising his great hands until they touched his chin, he rubbed them softly, and softly chuckled; looking as like a malevolent baboon, I thought, as anything human could look.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
10  Everything is connected with everything else and will continue without any change or else, which is quite probable, even more closed, more attentive, more strict, more malevolent.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
11  In spite of the wives' agreement that such malevolence was beyond credibility, the dispute ended in a short struggle, and both wives were lifted kicking into the night.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
12  They went away by one of the London night coaches, and I know no more about him; except that his malevolence to me at parting was audacious.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. Mr. MICAWBER'S TRANSACTIONS
13  The commanders met with polite bows but with secret malevolence in their hearts.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
14  She saw the coldness and malevolence with which the old prince received and dismissed the young men, possible suitors, who sometimes appeared at their house.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II
Example Sentence:
1  The central character is a malevolent witch out for revenge.
2  Her stare was malevolent, her mouth a thin line.
3  Lago is a malevolent villain who takes pleasure in ruining Othello.