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* Yue Ayase from ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' averts the majority of this trope, despite all signs that she might.

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* Yue Ayase from ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' ''Manga/NegimaMagisterNegiMagi'' averts the majority of this trope, despite all signs that she might.

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* Malaria, one of the most notorious parasitic diseases throughout history, is named after the Medieval Italian words for "bad air", due to its association with the stagnant air of swamps.

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* ''Literature/TheAdventuresOfPinocchio'' has the EvilPuppeteer Mangiafuoco, whose name translates to "Fire Eater". [[WesternAnimation/{{Pinocchio}} The Disney adaptation]][[AdaptationNameChange renamed him the slightly less menacing Stromboli]].


* Jafar, the evil vizier in ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}''.

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* Jafar, the evil vizier in ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}''.



* The witch Maleficent, the villain of ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'' from 1959. As one of the most (maybe the most) distinguished Disney villains, she also appeared in the ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' video game series.

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* The witch Maleficent, the villain of ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'' ''WesternAnimation/SleepingBeauty'' from 1959. As one of the most (maybe the most) distinguished Disney villains, she also appeared in the ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' video game series.


* Maladict[[spoiler:a]], [[MustHaveCaffeine coffee-addicted]] [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampire]] [[spoiler: and SweetPollyOliver]] from ''Discworld/MonstrousRegiment''.

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* Maladict[[spoiler:a]], [[MustHaveCaffeine coffee-addicted]] [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampire]] [[spoiler: and SweetPollyOliver]] from ''Discworld/MonstrousRegiment''.''Literature/MonstrousRegiment''.

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* Necrodeus, the main antagonist of ''VideoGame/KirbyMassAttack''.


* Father Zachary Malius, EvilAlbino SinisterMinister in the SlasherMovie ''Film/HappyHellNight''.

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* Father Zachary Malius, EvilAlbino the SinisterMinister in the SlasherMovie ''Film/HappyHellNight''.

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* They don't get much more malevolent than General Augustus Malevolyn from the ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}'' novel ''Legacy of Blood'', who commits a lot of demonic atrocities throughout the novel.


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* Malthael, the Angel of Death from ''VideoGame/DiabloIII: Reaper of Souls''.


* ''VideoGame/{{Bloodrayne}}'''s' ''Gegengeistgruppe'', or "Anti-Ghost Group", a [[{{Ghostapo}} Thule Society-esque Nazi group]] opposed by the Brimstone Society.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Bloodrayne}}'''s' ''VideoGame/{{Bloodrayne}}'''s ''Gegengeistgruppe'', or "Anti-Ghost Group", a [[{{Ghostapo}} Thule Society-esque Nazi group]] opposed by the Brimstone Society.


* ''VideoGame/{{Bloodrayne}}'''s' ''Gegengeistgruppe'', or "Anti-Ghost Group", a Thule Society-esque Nazi group opposed by the Brimstone Society.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Bloodrayne}}'''s' ''Gegengeistgruppe'', or "Anti-Ghost Group", a [[{{Ghostapo}} Thule Society-esque Nazi group group]] opposed by the Brimstone Society.


* ''VideoGame/{{Bloodrayne}}'''s' Gegengeistgruppe

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* ''VideoGame/{{Bloodrayne}}'''s' Gegengeistgruppe''Gegengeistgruppe'', or "Anti-Ghost Group", a Thule Society-esque Nazi group opposed by the Brimstone Society.

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* Malekith, the villain of ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld''.


* Creator/ConradVeidt's role as the evil grand vizier, later caliph in ''Film/TheThiefOfBagdad''. The first instance in which a Ja'far is portrayed as a villain.

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* Creator/ConradVeidt's role as the evil grand vizier, later caliph in ''Film/TheThiefOfBagdad''.''Film/TheThiefOfBagdad1940''. The first instance in which a Ja'far is portrayed as a villain.


* The witch Maleficent, the villain of ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'' from 1959. As one of the most (maybe the most) distinguished Disney villains, she also appeared in the ''KingdomHearts'' video game series.

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* The witch Maleficent, the villain of ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'' from 1959. As one of the most (maybe the most) distinguished Disney villains, she also appeared in the ''KingdomHearts'' ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' video game series.


* [[BigBad Sturmgeist]] in ''VideoGame/MedalOfHonor: Frontline''.

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* [[BigBad Sturmgeist]] in ''VideoGame/MedalOfHonor: Frontline''.''VideoGame/MedalOfHonorFrontline''.

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