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malignant

1. Pathol (of a tumour) uncontrollable or resistant to therapy; rapidly spreading
2. History (in the English Civil War) a Parliamentarian term for a royalist

malignant

[mə′līg·nənt]
(cell and molecular biology)
Pertaining to cells that have undergone phenotypic transformation by oncogenes or protooncogenes.
(medicine)
Endangering the life or health of an individual.
Of or pertaining to the growth and proliferation of certain neoplasms which terminate in death if not checked by treatment.
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The reclusive country went on to say that "Trump committed a hideous crime against the Korean people by malignantly hurting the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK."
"The worst crime for which he can never be pardoned is that he dared to malignantly hurt the dignity of the supreme leadership," the editorial said.
An editorial in North Korea's party newspaper hit back saying: "The worst crime for which he can never be pardoned is that he dared to malignantly hurt the dignity of the supreme leadership.
"The worst crime for which he can never be pardoned is that he dared [to] malignantly hurt the dignity of the supreme leadership," the editorial said.
Users can choose services with the assurance that the provider will not act malignantly. Cloud services were evaluated and trust value was calculated based on compliance and reputation of providers.
Among malignantly altered LNs, metastatic carcinomas (n=34), lymphoproliferative disease (n=22) and metastatic malignant melanoma (n=3) were most frequent; among benign LNs, reactive hyperplasia (n=25), LN tissue (n=16), 2 granulomatous and 1 suppurative inflammation were recorded.
The two celestial bodies are constantly influencing and participating in human lives first benignly and afterwards malignantly, when some violation of the limits occurs.
He has been disastrous for Liverpool's image." And also: "Those public servants who exercise their power malignantly on the basis that they are accountable, as a result of which the ordinary citizen is oppressed."
J., as to what a loss it is for them, for all of us, to live in a society so malignantly segregated by race and by class that we can have lost sight of--or, worse, never recognized in the first place--the most basic humanity of those many millions (of color or in need) from whom we are systemically sheltered.
Waalkes, "Overabundance of putative cancer stem cells in human skin keratinocyte cells malignantly transformed by arsenic," Toxicological Sciences, vol.
The idea of the lost, well-meaning, malignantly clueless or even indifferent guest who drops in, hoping for the best, ending up with the worst, knocking over every nice vase of flowers on every antique table in the room--yes, this is a plot that may resonate, depending on one's politics, with Israeli Jews, Israeli Arabs, Palestinians and just about anybody else who sets foot in the Promised Land.