Word of the day - Malign

Malign [pron.: ma-line]

1.    evil in nature or effect.
harmful, evil, bad, spiteful

2.    archaic

(of a disease) malignant

3.    defame (someone) in a hatefully critical manner.

Eg.: The old woman had a malign expression on her face when she saw the prince fall down the cliff.
Eg.: He died of that malignant tumor, that went untreated for several years.
Eg.: The older boys of this locality have a malign influence over the students of this school.
Eg.: I threatened Rita to stop maligning Carol in my presence.

Word of the day - Malign Word of the day - Malign Reviewed by Devanshi on January 18, 2016 Rating: 5

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