- maleic acid,
- maleic anhydride,
- maleic hydrazide,
Origin of maleficent
Examples from the Web for maleficent
When you watched the movie all those years ago, were you wondering if there was more to Maleficent than we were seeing?
Maleficent is an iconic Disney villain and has her own fans because of her status as the bad guy.
What were your first impressions of Maleficent when you first watched Sleeping Beauty?
Maleficent is, to me, the most interesting thing in the Disney feature.
Do that too reflexively (and for too long) and Maleficent is what you end up with.The Ghastly ‘Maleficent’ and Why It’s Time For Hollywood to Kill the Dark Reboot|Andrew Romano|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bower watched her face with a maleficent confidence that might have warned her had she seen it.The Silent Barrier|Louis Tracy
So the Deity may be beneficent or maleficent, he cannot be moral or immoral.Practical Essays|Alexander Bain
Hence she was feared, not exactly as a maleficent deity, but as one whose business is with what is most dreaded and gloomy.American Hero-Myths|Daniel G. Brinton
In the case of great but maleficent genius the shortness of life is a priceless blessing.The Map of Life|William Edward Hartpole Lecky
Here I have been considering nitrogen in its maleficent aspect, its use in war.Creative Chemistry|Edwin E. Slosson
Word Origin for maleficent
1670s, from Latin maleficent-, altered stem of maleficus (see malefic).