baleful /ˈbeɪlfʊl, ˈbeɪlf(ə)l/

b

I. adjective

1. threatening harm; menacing

Bill shot a baleful glance in her direction.
2. having a harmful or destructive effect

the baleful influence of Rasputin.
II. derivatives

1. balefully /ˈbeɪlfəli /
adverb


2. balefulness
noun


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