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Greek/Latin Root - MAL, MALE

mal, male = bad, abnormal; worse
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dismal
depressing, causing gloom or misery; causing bad feelings
malady
bad health; illness; sickness
malaria
a disease usually spread by infected mosquitoes
malefactor
an evildoer; a person who does bad things
malevolent
a word that describes a person or character who wishes bad things would happen to others
malfeasance
wrongdoing or bad conduct by a public official
malice
mischief; evil intent; bad will
malignant
harmful; something bad enough that it could result in death when related to cancer
malnourished
having bad health or having poor nutrition
malodorous
bad smell; stinky