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mălĕvŏlus (mălĭv- ), a, um, adj. male-volo,
I.ill-disposed towards any one, disaffected, envious, spiteful, malevolent.
I. Adj. with dat., or in with acc. (class.): “si omnibus est malevolus,Cic. Fam. 2, 17, 7: “Cato in me turpiter fuit malevolus,id. Att. 7, 2, 7.—Transf., of things: “sermones,Cic. Fam. 3, 10, 10.—
II. Substt.
A. -lĕvŏlus , i, m., an ill-disposed person, a foe, an enemy: “omnium malevolorum, iniquorum, invidiosorum animos frangerem,Cic. Balb. 25, 56: “et invidi et malevoli et lividi,id. Tusc. 4, 12, 28.—
B. Mălĕvŏla , ae, f., a female enemy, foe: “mea inimica et malevola,Plaut. Poen. 1, 2, 181.—Hence, mălĕvŏlē , adv., malevolently (late Lat.), Aug. in Psa. 68, Serm. 27.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 2.17.7
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 3.10.10
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 7.2.7
    • Cicero, For Cornelius Balbus, 25.56
    • Plautus, Poenulus, 1.2
    • Cicero, Tusculanae Disputationes, 4.12
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