Adjective(1) deadly or sinister(2) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
(1) But by now, it should be clear that apart from the baleful influence of science, and to a degree because of it, modernism has been completely hamstrung by its realism.(2) But when it stopped the environment made its baleful impact.(3) The angel looked up again, casting a baleful scowl at the Academy, in all its splendour.(4) McGowan casts a baleful eye at how football is treated by government.(5) Green's presence is arresting, to be sure, although her chief contribution comes in the form of seductive, baleful , or haunted glaring, which makes her a perfect complement for Bloom's Balian.(6) If it's possible to cast a baleful glance with one eye shut, then she did it.(7) They're sitting on my ├ö├ç├┐to read├ö├ç├û shelf next to my desk right now, staring up at me with baleful spines as if to warn me that if I don't read them soon, there'll be trouble.(8) The baleful effect of overwhelming electoral landslides, usually worse than suggested by the cube rule, has also been underplayed.(9) So state regulation of marriage, first applied in Hardwicke's Marriage Act, is still with us; and the moral code that flowed from it still casts a baleful shadow over modern society.(10) Or it could be the empty eye-socket of a cyclopean presence that still manages to hold us in its baleful stare.(11) Its stultifying and baleful influence is transmitted by the clammy grip of its three main tentacles: the universities; the ├ö├ç├┐experts├ö├ç├û, and, above all, the media.(12) The second is the baleful effect of regulation.(13) Tresco gave him a sideways glance of baleful intensity that was beautiful to see.(14) In 1920, another baleful Armistice Day was looming.(15) These groups point to a number of situations in which the proposal could have baleful effects on the rights of other workers or on customers.(16) Nevertheless, the case has had a baleful effect on this litigation.
2. baneful ::
3. forbidding ::
Different Formsbaleful, balefully, balefulness
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