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malign

Synonyms of malign in English:

adjective

  • 1 a malign influence
    harmful, evil, bad, baleful, hostile, inimical, destructive, malignant, injurious
    literary malefic, maleficent
    [Antonyms] beneficial
  • verb

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  • 1 he maligned an innocent man
    defame, slander, libel, blacken someone's name/character, smear, vilify, speak ill of, cast aspersions on, run down, traduce, denigrate, disparage, slur, abuse, revile
    informal badmouth, dis, knock, talk smack
    [Antonyms] praise
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