Sentence Examples


  • The commanders met with polite bows but with secret malevolence in their hearts.
  • With a sudden expression of malevolence on his aged face, Adraksin shouted at Pierre:
  • The ascription of malevolence to the world of spirits is by no means universal.
  • Differing as they did in politics, Gibbon's testimony to the genius and character of the great statesman is highly honourable to both: " Perhaps no human being," he says, " was ever more perfectly exempt from the taint of malevolence, vanity, or falsehood."
  • The calamity of Jerusalem can only be the sack of the city by Nebuchadrezzar (586 B.C.); the malevolence and cruelty of Edom on this occasion are characterized in similar terms by several writers of the exile or subsequent periods, but by none with the same circumstance and vividness of detail as here (Ezek.