But it was no match for the malign tumor, first detected just last spring, his colleagues said.
The place is populated by endearing eccentrics who eat seal-flipper pie and brood darkly on the sea's malign nature.
We should not believe that this malign aspect of human nature which sleeps in all of us has gone away or will ever go away.
Hysteria was at one time thought to be caused by the womb moving upwards due to the influence of malign humours.
In that climate of malign neglect, the bureau's ills were allowed to fester.
Racism of some kind is just about universal but some forms are much more malign than others.
In the poorest parts of the world, such images are said to have a particularly malign influence.
Why were the Lanarkshire whistle-blowers accused of malign intent for demanding early action?
A misguided strategy, but not, I think, a malign one.
The American Empire emerges, then, not as a complex phenomenon with some good effects and some malign ones.