verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR malign
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OTHER WORDS FROM malignma·lign·er, nounma·lign·ly, adverbun·ma·ligned, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for malign
It phased out a much-maligned system called E-Tran that repeatedly crashed last year, one lender said.Third round of PPP lending tops $35 billion as SBA irons out glitches|Aaron Gregg|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
The precise target of the invaders remained unclear, but their intentions were surely malign.
Far from being upended by the coronavirus pandemic, the much-maligned section of the ad industry is in rude health thanks in large part to a surge in online advertising.As ad tech surges, challenges remain — and not just from the coronavirus pandemic|Seb Joseph|January 5, 2021|Digiday
Rechnitz, 49, said the chain’s financial and patient-care practices are sound and the homes have been unfairly maligned by some state officials, journalists and others.Profit and pain: How California’s largest nursing home chain amassed millions as scrutiny mounted|Debbie Cenziper, Joel Jacobs, Alice Crites, Will Englund|December 31, 2020|Washington Post
A Tea Party rally outside the Capitol Thursday captured the defiant mood with the far right maligning the merely right.
I had no intention of maligning the gentleman, and the evident astonishment my question causes you is very reassuring.
Whether I shall proceed in law against these scoundrels for maligning me, I have not determined.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
Why, the Dunces had been maligning him all their days, long before the treatise on the Profund.
Writers uniformly take a wicked pleasure in maligning the Basque language.A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees|Edwin Asa Dix
It was manifest that she had been maligning Rachel, and instigating his mother to take up the cudgels against her.Rachel Ray|Anthony Trollope