MALIGNANT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MALIGNANT
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malignant
 a.  injurious; tending to cause death; disposed to do evil
Classic Sentence: (55 in 4 pages)
1  But it is even so; the fallen angel becomes a malignant devil.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
2  There was such a malignant enjoyment in her utterance of the last words, and she broke into such a disagreeable laugh, that I was at a loss what to say.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XV
3  Not that Trabb's boy was of a malignant nature, but that he had too much spare vivacity, and that it was in his constitution to want variety and excitement at anybody's expense.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIII
4  He laughed a cold and malignant laugh.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 23
5  Though they were divorced and lived apart, yet whenever the husband met the wife, he invariably behaved to her with the same malignant irony, the cause of which was incomprehensible.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 23
6  Then Sviazhsky spoke, and then the malignant gentleman again.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 26
7  He could only hear the soft voice of the marshal faintly, then the shrill voice of the malignant gentleman, and then the voice of Sviazhsky.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 28
8  Sergey Ivanovitch, waiting till the malignant gentleman had finished speaking, said that he thought the best solution would be to refer to the act itself, and asked the secretary to find the act.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 28
9  "Certainly not I," said Sviazhsky, looking confused, and turning an alarmed glance at the malignant gentleman, who was standing beside Sergey Ivanovitch.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 30
10  "I certainly shall not, under any circumstances," answered the malignant gentleman.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 30
11  On the left hand sat Nevyedovsky with his youthful, stubborn, and malignant face.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 31
12  This malignant and terrible contortion, combined with the low forehead, blunt nose, and prognathous jaw gave the dead man a singularly simious and ape-like appearance, which was increased by his writhing, unnatural posture.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
13  For a long time there had been rumours--circulated, he had reason to think, by some malignant enemy--that there was something subversive and even revolutionary in the outlook of himself and his colleagues.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
14  It seemed indeed as if the sullen and malignant eye of Front-de-Boeuf possessed some portion of that supposed power over his unfortunate prisoner.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
15  Hence, you see, my double deduction that you had been out in vile weather, and that you had a particularly malignant boot-slitting specimen of the London slavey.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
Example Sentence:
1  An experimental development of this field is to use this ray that concentrates in malignant brain tumors.
2  The process by which malignant cancer cells multiply isn't fully understood.
3  Putting her hands over her ears, Rose refused to listen to Betty malign her friend Susan.
4  Foreign domination had a malign influence on local politics.
5  Tissue that is removed during the operation is checked for signs of malignancy.