In the absence of facts, it is always easy to jump to conclusions; to find bread crumbs and assign a malevolent purpose.
He decries the search for “velvet-jacketed Bond villains” hatching a “malevolent plan.”
It waits, like some malevolent caged beast, ready at any moment to escape and bring back all the horrors.
And the malevolent approach is particularly heartbreaking in this case, where there are so many young, helpless victims.
Instead, it makes me appear capricious, malevolent and cruel.
And as he said it, he smiled; and he no longer had the ferocious face, the malevolent eyes of former days.
His guide was looking at him with an expression of open, malevolent triumph.
Now it seemed that some malevolent power was playing with him, torturing him to the accompaniment of devilish laughter.
The speaker's tone was so malevolent that Hamilton was impressed, in spite of himself.
Ippegoo looked on with slightly envious but not malevolent feelings, for he was a harmless lad.