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baleful

bale·ful

baleful

 
pronunciation:
beIl fl
part of speech: adjective
definition: threatening harm; full of malice; ominous.
He looked at me with a baleful expression that made me want to run from the room.
synonyms:
malefic, malicious, menacing, ominous, sinister
antonyms:
beneficent, benevolent, friendly
similar words:
evil, harmful, hurtful, malign, malignant, threatening
derivations: balefully (adv.), balefulness (n.)