Definition of Maligns

1. Verb. (third-person singular of malign) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maligns

1. malign [v] - See also: malign

Lexicographical Neighbors of Maligns

malignant tumor
malignant tumour
malignantly
maligned
maligner
maligners
malignified
malignifies
malignify
malignifying
maligning
malignities
malignity
malignly
malignment
maligns (current term)
malihini
malihinis
malik
maliks
malimbe
malimbes
maline
malines
malinger
malingered
malingerer
malingerers
malingering
malingeror

Literary usage of Maligns

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Reformed Mennonite Church: Its Rise and Progress, with Its Principles by Daniel Musser (1873)
"... that they can see something in their walk and conduct that distinguishes them from the world; and though the world hates and maligns them, ..."

2. "The Prince of Army Chaplains.": Pseudo St. Peter; Or, A Regicide's Career by Colomb (George Hatton) (1892)
"PETERS maligns KING CHARLES. AFTER the new model was established (1645) "Peters," says Yonge, "deserted Fairfax for Cromwell," though Fairfax had made him ..."

3. The Publications of the Selden Society by Selden Society (1906)
"And he who maligns any of the 24 jurats shall be amerced 20s. And he who maligns any of the citizens, his mercy shall be 10s., that is to say for those who ..."

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