baleful


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Synonyms for baleful

Synonyms for baleful

strongly suggestive of great harm, menace, or evil

Synonyms for baleful

deadly or sinister

Synonyms

Related Words

threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

References in periodicals archive ?
Her baleful legacy lives on with the current government busily enriching the already obscenely rich 1% at the expense of the 99%.
She lies down and gives me a baleful look that says, "You have lost the call of the ball.
With Adolf Hitler avenged and portions of the Royal Navy seized as war prizes, Nazi Germany casts its baleful gaze across the Atlantic towards an increasingly isolationist United States.
Laconic gunslinger Alan Ladd helps peaceful homesteaders stand up to baleful bully Jack Palance.
Or rather they were taken by that baleful black hound Buried deeply hidden, gnawing at the marrow of your mind.
China's xenophobic zeal has worked to consistently de-legitimise the Muslim Uighurs in their own territory -- with their religion, language, customs and traditions finding little space to flourish under China's baleful glare.
Julian Close's baleful, commanding bass tones and natural sense of line were perfectly suited to an aria from one Verdi's greatest operas, Simon Boccanegra, his cavernous, sepulchral registers combining with venomous consonants and hooded eyes to make him a fearsome Hunding in Act One of Wagner's Die Walkure.
George, I hope I am not exceeding my brief if I urge you to look at the baleful effects of stamp duty in London, which is stamping on the fingers of those who are trying to climb the property ladder.
He said: "There was nothing symbolic about her death because her baleful influence on British politics remains undiminished.
For the baleful effects of civilisation are yet not visible here.
Punjab government has sent a coordinated dengue plan for eradication of baleful dengue virus to towns and Tehsil municipal administrations.
The kids - and there were a lot - would gather round and he would cast his baleful stare.
Regrettably the article makes no reference to that other light in the corner of nearly every living room, directing a baleful stream of physical and emotional abuse towards young and old alike on a daily basis.
I glanced at the crumpled bumper, cast a baleful glance at the 21-year-old and hissed: "Bloody well done.
Having goofed in missing the subprime crisis, ratings agencies are now having an equally baleful impact on the splintering euro zone.