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    malign - Dictionary definition and meaning for word malign

    Definition
    (verb) speak unfavorably about
    Example Sentence
    • She badmouths her husband everywhere
    Definition
    (adj) evil or harmful in nature or influence
    Example Sentence
    • prompted by malign motives
    • believed in witches and malign spirits
    • gave him a malign look
    • a malign lesion
    Definition
    (adj) having or exerting a malignant influence
    Synonyms : evil , malefic , malevolent
    Example Sentence
    • malevolent stars
    • a malefic force
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for malign

Ma(bad) Lign(language) bad language

sounds like MELLA(dirty) ...so to speak dirty/evil about others

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MR. MALIGAN IS A PERSON WITH BAD MOUTH

mal=bad, ling=related to language (lingual)...so, malign=use of bad language Also, it's opposite of BENIGN

similar to malingerer(one who avoids works on excuse of illness) ...if u call someone a malingerer u bring disgrace to his name.

Hindi - Jisaki pratima malin ki gayee hai by using slanderous remarks

maa ka land ... is a bad foul language

Malli(dirty)+ Liguist ---> Malign

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