Baneful and Malignant


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Baneful adjective – Causing or capable of causing harm.
Usage example: the incredibly baneful effect that drug dealing has on so many inner-city neighborhoods

Malignant is a synonym for baneful in help topic. In some cases you can use "Malignant" instead an adjective "Baneful", when it comes to topics like malevolent.
Nearby Word: bane
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Malignant adjective – Having or showing a desire to cause someone pain or suffering for the sheer enjoyment of it.
Usage example: a malignant wish to lash out at everyone who was smarter, richer, or better-looking than he was

Baneful is a synonym for malignant in help topic. You can use "Baneful" instead an adjective "Malignant".
Nearby Words: malign, malicious, malignancy, malignantly
Synonyms for Malignant
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