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Negative emotions, such as anger, dislike, or hatred, felt for someone or something. Valerie apologized, so I don't feel any ill will toward her these days. Did you see that look he gave me? I'm pretty sure there's still some ill will there.
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hostile feelings or intentions. I hope you do not have any ill will toward me because of our argument. Dave felt such ill will toward his family that he left his fortune to his best friend.
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