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strongly suggestive of great harm, menace, or evil

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deadly or sinister

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threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

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Even the figures of the baleful group were there, though dimly seen as through a veil--a shadowy veil.
It was generally understood that their abrupt departure was due to Madame Olenska's desire to remove her aunt from the baleful eloquence of Dr.
Issus glared at him, a baleful light in her hideous eyes.
He turned a baleful eye upon me--he, Tars Tarkas, with whom I had fought through countless battles; whom I loved as a brother.
Whatever the choice the warden fears The elephant will not be pleased And the issued ticket will soon be seized, Chewed and swallowed then and there While the warden gets a baleful stare From the pachyderm, who won't go far Before it sits on a hapless car, Flattening it like a fragile petal, And not an expensive chunk of metal Luckily, this sort of crime Doesn't happen all the time.
Meanwhile, Gabriel Byrne cuts a baleful figure as his loyal driver, drawn into the violent world of Demi's beautiful British-Asian mistress, Amber.
In a statement issued on Wednesday, the NHRC said it has monitored hundreds of instances of hate speech and incitement to violence like targeting Qatar with terrorist and subversive operations, attacking its media, and baleful dramas and music videos to intimidate citizens and residents of Qatar.
He added that countries supporting terrorism will one day fall prey to this baleful phenomenon.
September 19 (ANI): The United States President Donald Trump in his first address to the United Nations General Assembly lambasted North Korea, Iran and Venezuela and warned them of severe response to their baleful actions.
The fixtures are usually met with baleful looks by our support, particularly those who travel long distances to away, or indeed home games.
Summary: When the federal government's 1980 "Dietary Guidelines for Americans" warned about the baleful effects of saturated fats, public interest activists joined the fight and managed to persuade major food companies to switch to the shiny new alternative.
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.
Or rather they were taken by that baleful black hound Buried deeply hidden, gnawing at the marrow of your mind.