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Synonyms for balefulˈbeɪl fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baleful, baneful(adj)

    deadly or sinister

    "the Florida eagles have a fierce baleful look"

    Synonyms:
    forbidding, baneful, minacious, baleful, ominous, minatory, pestilent, deadly, pernicious, menacing, threatening, sinister

    Antonyms:
    beneficent, unalarming

  2. baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening(adj)

    threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

    "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"

    Synonyms:
    grim, inauspicious, sullen, minacious, baneful, lowering, black, baleful, dark, sinister, heavy, minatory, dour, ominous, menacing, ill, forbidding, threatening

    Antonyms:
    unalarming, beneficent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. baleful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    hurtful, injurious, noxious, mischievous, pernicious, baneful, ruinous, deadly, fraught with evil

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