malice

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malice

The intentional doing of a wrongful act without just cause or excuse, with an intent to inflict an injury, or under circumstances that the law will imply as an evil intent.
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malice

(măl′ĭs) [L. malus, bad]
Desire or intent to harm someone or to see others suffer.
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