|part of speech:
||threatening harm; full of malice; ominous.
He looked at me with a baleful expression that made me want to run from the room.
- malefic, malicious, menacing, ominous, sinister
- beneficent, benevolent, friendly
- similar words:
- evil, harmful, hurtful, malign, malignant, threatening
||deadly, destructive, fatal
||balefully (adv.), balefulness (n.)