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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bale·ful /-fəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bale·ful a.
 1. Full of deadly or pernicious influence; destructive. Baleful enemies.”
 Four infernal rivers that disgorge
 Into the burning lake their baleful streams.   --Milton.
 2. Full of grief or sorrow; woeful; sad. [Archaic]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: deadly or sinister; "the Florida eagles have a fierce
             baleful look" [syn: baneful]
      2: threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a
         baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone
         became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent";
         "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his
         threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation
         became ugly" [syn: forbidding, menacing, minacious,
         minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening, ugly]