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ill will

noun
1.
hostile feeling; malevolence; enmity:
to harbor ill will against someone.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English
Related forms
ill-willed
[il-wild] /ˈɪlˈwɪld/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Synonyms
hatred, hostility, animosity, antipathy, unfriendliness.
Antonyms
benevolence.
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British Dictionary definitions for ill-will

ill will

noun
1.
hostile feeling; enmity; antagonism
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