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maleficence

(mă-lĕf′ĭ-sĕns) [L. maleficentia, evildoing]
Acting in a deliberately harmful manner toward others.
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We must add that according to the Romanian popular believe (probably inherited from the Greek-Roman mythology) the very place where the strength and power lies is precisely the hair; the fact that Mama-Padurii has this representation, with a very long hair, confirms the extraordinary power the popular creator gave to her, by hyperbolizing the malefic powers man needs to fight against.
(7) Popular belief in malefic witchcraft focussed on the tangible effects of harmful magic, and on identifying, punishing and thwarting those who attacked humans and livestock and destroyed property.
In the last few years the United States and Israel have created several malware - including the Stuxnet worm, which is reportedly the most malefic piece of malware ever created, and its kin, Duqu, as well as the Flame malware - and used them to attack Iran's nuclear facilities.
(9) The victim embodies all the ambiguity of the word sacer, which suggests both malefic and beneficent qualities of pollution and holiness.
The question is called: Will postmodern social sciences join the process of racial healing and repair of the malefic psycho-cultural destruction of U.S.-ADP and aboriginal Hawaiians by supporting reparations?
Even acknowledging the uncertainty of their connection to Catherine, Capodieci concludes that their purposes were largely acceptable practices, protective rather than malefic, and within mainstream platonic and hermetic traditions.
Tattooing, masking and painting the human body has been important media of religious rituals intended for various purposes such as representation of the gods, spirits, eradication of malefic spiritual effects, protection from diseases, and of course with an aesthetic intention for beautification of the body such as so as to appear charismatic for attracting others.
It differs from the "evil eye" (with which it is sometimes confused), an ill-defined malefic influence brought about, often unwillingly, by another human being.
Reports of similar malefic acts have started doing rounds at an alarming rate with the Nazimabad area disinterment of young girls cadavers by a necromania to save his morbid perversion being the predecessor to this mass grave desecration at hand.
She endured a clitoridectomy that was inflicted on her largely due to the malefic influence of her truly horrific mother.
This indicates that high quality foams can be produced with only 3 wt% of nano-clay and a ratio of 0.2-g-mol malefic anhydride per kg of clay (see Table 1) in a compatibilizer with high molecular weight.