GRE Word List


deadly or pernicious in influence

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

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quaffto drink (a usually alcoholic beverage) heartily or copiously
animatedendowed with life or the qualities of life : alive
implicitcapable of being understood from something else though unexpressed : implied
sluicean artificial passage for water (as in a millstream) fitted with a valve or gate for stopping or regulating flow
adaptto make fit (as for a new use) often by modification
legacya gift by will especially of money or other personal property : bequest
intuitionthe power or faculty of attaining to direct knowledge or cognition without evident rational thought and inference
insidioushaving a gradual and cumulative effect : subtle
obfuscateto throw into shadow : darken
conduita natural or artificial channel through which something (such as a fluid) is conveyed