Alignment - (n.) The act of adjusting to a line; arrangement in a line or
lines; the state of being so adjusted; a formation in a straight line;
also, the line of adjustment; esp., an imaginary line to regulate the
formation of troops or of a squadron.
Alignment - (n.) The ground-plan of a railway or other road, in
distinction from the grades or profile.
Malign - (a.) Having an evil disposition toward others; harboring violent
enmity; malevolent; malicious; spiteful; -- opposed to benign.
Malign - (a.) Unfavorable; unpropitious; pernicious; tending to injure;
as, a malign aspect of planets.
Malign - (a.) Malignant; as, a malign ulcer.
Maligned - (imp. & p. p.) of Malign
Maligning - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Malign
Malign - (a.) To treat with malice; to show hatred toward; to abuse; to
wrong; to injure.
Malign - (a.) To speak great evil of; to traduce; to defame; to slander;
to vilify; to asperse.
Malign - (v. i.) To entertain malice.
Malignance - (n.) Alt. of Malignancy
Malignancy - (n.) The state or quality of being malignant; extreme
malevolence; bitter enmity; malice; as, malignancy of heart.
Malignancy - (n.) Unfavorableness; evil nature.
Malignancy - (n.) Virulence; tendency to a fatal issue; as, the
malignancy of an ulcer or of a fever.
Malignancy - (n.) The state of being a malignant.
Malignant - (a.) Disposed to do harm, inflict suffering, or cause
distress; actuated by extreme malevolence or enmity; virulently
inimical; bent on evil; malicious.
Malignant - (a.) Characterized or caused by evil intentions; pernicious.
Malignant - (a.) Tending to produce death; threatening a fatal issue;
virulent; as, malignant diphtheria.
Malignant - (n.) A man of extrems enmity or evil intentions.
Malignant - (n.) One of the adherents of Charles L. or Charles LL.; -- so
called by the opposite party.
Malignantly - (adv.) In a malignant manner.
Maligner - (n.) One who maligns.
Malignified - (imp. & p. p.) of Malignify
Malignifying - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Malignify
Malignify - (v. t.) To make malign or malignant.
Malignity - (n.) The state or quality of being malignant; disposition to
do evil; virulent enmity; malignancy; malice; spite.
Malignity - (n.) Virulence; deadly quality.
Malignity - (n.) Extreme evilness of nature or influence; perniciousness;
heinousness; as, the malignity of fraud.
Malignly - (adv.) In a malign manner; with malignity.
Nonmalignant - (a.) Not malignant, as a disease.