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mălĕvŏlens (mălĭvŏl- ), entis, adj. male-volens,
I.ill-disposed, disaffected, envious, spiteful, malevolent (very rare, and in posit. ante-class.): “est miserorum ut malevolentes sint,Plaut. Capt. 3, 4, 51: “ingenium,id. Bacch. 4, 3, 4.—Sup.: “malevolentissimae obtrectationes,Cic. Fam. 1, 7, 7; 1, 9. 17.—As subst.: mălĕvŏlens , entis, m., a spiteful person, an enemy: “jam meo malost quod malevolentes gaudeant,Plaut. Stich. 2, 2, 67: “(manu) malam rem mittunt malevolentibus,id. Ps. 4, 2, 49.
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