GRE Word List


deadly or pernicious in influence

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

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martineta strict disciplinarian
repudiateto refuse to accept
sleazylacking firmness of texture : flimsy
exacerbateto make more violent, bitter, or severe
rarefiedbeing less dense
wangleto resort to trickery or devious methods
bruntthe principal force, shock, or stress (as of an attack)
confidencea feeling or consciousness of one's powers or of reliance on one's circumstances
penumbraa space of partial illumination (as in an eclipse) between the perfect shadow on all sides and the full light