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  • baleful baleful  /ˈbeɪl fəl/ ?  threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

    baleful meaning(s) 

    1. (adj) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    2. (adj) deadly or sinister

    Synonym(s)

    baleful usage(s)

    1. It invites exploitation of and degrading competition among wives, with often baleful social and familial consequences.
    2. There was vague anxiety about machines that could think, a corner-of-the-eye vision of humanoid steel creatures winking out their possibly baleful computations.
  • balefully balefully  in a baleful manner
  • balefulness balefulness  the quality or nature of being harmful or evil
  • balenciaga balenciaga  Spanish fashion designer known for his stark elegant designs (1895-1972)
  • balfour balfour  /ˈbæl fɔr/ ?  English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)
  • bali bali  /ˈbɑ li/ ?  an island in Indonesia to the east of Java; striking volcanic scenery; culture…
  • balibago balibago  shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood…
  • balinese balinese  /ˌbæ lɪ ˈniz/ ?  the Indonesian language of the people of Bali
  • baling wire baling wire  wire used to make bales
  • balistes balistes  type genus of the Balistidae
  • balistes vetula balistes vetula  tropical Atlantic fish
  • balistidae balistidae  triggerfishes
  • balk balk  /ˈbɔk/ ?  refuse to comply
  • balkan balkan  /ˈbɔl kən/ ?  an inhabitant of the Balkan Peninsula
  • balkan country balkan country  any one of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula
  • balkan mountain range balkan mountain range  the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula
  • balkan mountains balkan mountains  the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula
  • balkan nation balkan nation  any one of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula
  • balkan peninsula balkan peninsula  a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain…
  • balkan state balkan state  any one of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula
  • balkan wars balkan wars  two wars (1912-1913) that were fought over the last of the European territories…
  • balkanise balkanise  divide a territory into small, hostile states
  • balkanize balkanize  /ˈbɔl kə ˌnaɪz/ ?  divide a territory into small, hostile states
  • balkans balkans  /ˈbɔl kənz/ ?  the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula
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