GRE Word List

BALEFUL

evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look

The meaning of the word baleful is evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look.

Random words

WordMeaning
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prefatoryintroductory; of a preface