malign

  1. adjective
    having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"
  2. adjective
    evil or harmful in nature or influence; "prompted by malign motives"; "believed in witches and malign spirits"; "gave him a malign look"; "a malign lesion"
  3. verb
    speak unfavorably about; "She badmouthes her husband everywhere"