GRE Word List

BALEFUL

deadly or pernicious in influence

The meaning of the word baleful is deadly or pernicious in influence.

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WordMeaning
levityexcessive or unseemly frivolity
beneficentdoing or producing good
dearthscarcity that makes dear
transparenthaving the property of transmitting light without appreciable scattering so that bodies lying beyond are seen clearly : pellucid
effulgentradiant splendor : brilliance
morguea place where the bodies of dead persons are kept temporarily pending identification or release for burial or autopsy
incipientbeginning to come into being or to become apparent
volubleeasily rolling or turning : rotating
broachbrooch
honeto sharpen or smooth with a whetstone