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maleficent (adj) – Harmful or malicious in intent or effect.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “Doing or producing harm, acting with evil intent or effect,” 1670s, from Latin maleficent-, altered stem of maleficus “wicked, vicious, criminal,” from male “ill” + -ficus “making, doing,” from combining form of facere “to make, do” (from PIE root *dhe- “to set, put”).