Friday, August 10, 2007

One who does harm -- a malefactor


malefactor (MAL-uh-fak-tuhr) noun
One who does harm. [From Latin male- (evil) + facere (to do).]

"True, most malefactors do get some sort of a break on their jail time in Orange County."
-- Gordon Dillow; No Break for Hilton in OC; The Orange County Register (Santa Ana, California); Jun 10, 2007.

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