One of the principal grounds for an absolute divorce is malicious desertion.
They are malicious gossip, greed of money, giving security, nocturnal robbery, murder, unchastity.
He took a sort of malicious pleasure in irritating the monks.
This led to the circulation of malicious stories to the effect that Great Britain was not doing her share, and that she was preserving her soldiers at the expense of those furnished from overseas.
The common notions of the devil as black, ill-favoured, malicious, destructive and the like, have occasioned the application of the term to certain animals (the Tasmanian devil, the devil-fish, the coot), to mechanical contrivances (for tearing up cloth or separating wool), to pungent, highly seasoned dishes, broiled or fried.