- mali empire,
- malibu board,
- malic acid,
- malice aforethought,
- malicious mischief,
Origin of malice
Examples from the Web for malice
It was a review of Lady Macbeth, and it dripped with malice.
Polish them until they gleam with malice, wicked glee, and non-registry gifts.
Why does Rivers' joke have the sting of deliberate shock without any of the other joke's malice?
What came out instead was the opposite: mean-spirited, nasty, laced with malice and threat.
When I was pondering shooting up my school, I rarely thought of doing it out of malice against the other students.
So easily without care or trouble may the brunts of malice be declined or repelled.Sermons on Evil-Speaking|Isaac Barrow
She would confute the malice spoken by Koúmé, by parent and child.The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari|James S. De Benneville
He struck it home and deep, with all the Malice of an angry God.The Works of Aphra Behn|Aphra Behn
His malice towards Smith was of the bitterest character, and he had an opportunity now of making it felt.
Nevertheless, when industry is directed by malice, each may easily be attempting to snap an advantage from the other.The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II.|John Lothrop Motley
Word Origin for malice
c.1300, "desire to hurt another," from Old French malice "ill will, spite, sinfulness, wickedness" (12c.), from Latin malitia "badness, ill will, spite," from malus "bad" (see mal-). In legal use, "wrongful intent generally" (1540s).