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Synonyms for baleful
ˈbeɪl fəlbale·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baleful, banefuladjective

    deadly or sinister

    "the Florida eagles have a fierce baleful look"

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

    Antonyms:
    beneficent, unalarming

  2. baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threateningadjective

    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, dark, sinister, heavy, minatory, dour, ominous, menacing, ill, forbidding, threatening

    Antonyms:
    unalarming, beneficent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. balefuladjective

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "baleful":

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