Characterized by intense ill will or spite
They are malicious gossip, greed of money, giving security, nocturnal robbery, murder, unchastity.
One of the principal grounds for an absolute divorce is malicious desertion.
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.
Fascists can counter the malicious propaganda to destroy friendly relations with Germany by using this fact.