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Wordnet 3.0


1. exceedingly harmful;
[syn: baneful, deadly, pernicious, pestilent]

2. deadly or sinister;
- Example: "the Florida eagles have a fierce baleful look"
[syn: baleful, baneful]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Baneful \Bane"ful\, a. Having poisonous qualities; deadly; destructive; injurious; noxious; pernicious. "Baneful hemlock." --Garth. "Baneful wrath." --Chapman. [1913 Webster] -- Bane"ful*ly, adv. --Bane"ful*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

baneful adj 1: exceedingly harmful [syn: baneful, deadly, pernicious, pestilent] 2: deadly or sinister; "the Florida eagles have a fierce baleful look" [syn: baleful, baneful]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

134 Moby Thesaurus words for "baneful": apocalyptic, appalling, atrocious, awful, bad, baleful, beastly, black, bodeful, boding, brutal, calamitous, cataclysmal, cataclysmic, catastrophic, consuming, consumptive, corroding, corrosive, corrupting, corruptive, counterproductive, damaging, dark, deadly, death-bringing, deathful, deathly, deleterious, demolishing, demolitionary, depredatory, desolating, destroying, destructive, detrimental, devastating, dire, direful, disadvantageous, disastrous, disserviceable, distressing, doomful, dreadful, dreary, evil, evil-starred, fatal, fateful, feral, foreboding, fratricidal, gloomy, grim, harmful, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrific, horrifying, hurtful, ill, ill-boding, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, inauspicious, injurious, insalubrious, internecine, killing, lethal, lowering, malefic, malevolent, malign, malignant, menacing, mischievous, mortal, nihilist, nihilistic, noisome, noxious, of evil portent, ominous, pernicious, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, poisonous, portending, portentous, prejudicial, ravaging, rotten, ruining, ruinous, savage, scatheful, self-destructive, shocking, sinister, somber, subversionary, subversive, suicidal, terrible, threatening, toxic, tragic, unfavorable, unfortunate, unhealthy, unlucky, unpromising, unpropitious, unspeakable, untoward, unwholesome, vandalic, vandalish, vandalistic, venenate, veneniferous, venenous, venomous, vicious, virulent, wasteful, wasting, withering