Definition of 'baleful'
Example sentences containing 'baleful'
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He just gives me a baleful look. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That baleful glare demanded that you took him seriously. The Sun (2013)By now it had reached the sea, where it paused for a moment to fix us with a baleful stare. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His baleful influence will wane. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Look at the baleful example of MPs' salaries. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet somehow, because of the baleful influence of these few councillors, the place is toxic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Under the baleful eye of the concierge, I head for the stairs down to the ballroom. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'baleful'
Used Occasionally. baleful is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of baleful from the Collins English Dictionary
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