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bifoliate
Having two leaves.
foliage
The leaves on a tree or plant.
exfoliate
To remove the surface, as in peel in scales, layers, or flakes.
defoliant
A chemical that is sprayed on plants and causes their leaves to fall off.
folio
A book (or manuscript) consisting of large sheets of paper foled in the middle to make two leaves or four leaves.
folic acid
A vitamin-B complex found in leafy green vegetables.
portfolio
A case for carrying papers or drawings or maps.
foil
A piece of thin and flexible sheet metal.
trefoil
A plant having three leaves, such as clover.
unifoliate
Having only one leaf.
malicious
Having or showing a desire to harm another.
malignant
Having an evil influence, very harmful; likely to cause death.
malaria
Illness believed to be spread by bad air; actually spread by mosquitoes.
malpractice
Performing one's job in a bad or wrong way.
malodorous
Having a bad smell or unpleasant odor.
malefactor
One who does wrong; a villain.
malevolent
Wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred.
malediction
To say bad things, to curse.
malady
A disease, to have a condition of bad or ill health.
malapropism
A word used in a wrong way; usually with humorous results.