Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Word of the Week: 'B'


                                                    bale-ful  /ˈbālfəl/


Adjective:
  1. Threatening harm; menacing
  2. Having a harmful or destructive effect.
Synonyms:   evil - sinister - bad - baneful - harmful - pernicious 


Sentences: 

1) My sister's baleful glance in my direction cut me off before I could finish the embarrassing story.

2) I wanted to go on a hike this afternoon, but the baleful appearance of the sky kept me indoors. 


**Definition courtesy of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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