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malice (s) (noun) (no plural form)
A desire to injure or to seriously harm another person: There was a report that three teenagers shot and killed a man out of pure malice as he was jogging by the road for exercise in Duncan, Oklahoma, on Friday, August 16, 2013.

The excuse for their malice was that they were "bored" and so, according to a police official, they shot the 22 year-old Australian student "just for the fun of it".

A desire to hurt others or to do mischief.
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Ill-will or an intent to hurt others.
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Word Entries at Get Words: “malice
An intention or desire to harm or deprive someone in an illegal or immoral way or to take pleasure in another person's misfortune. (2)