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Meaning of BANEFUL

Pronunciation:  'beynful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  deadly or sinister; "the Florida eagles have a fierce baleful look"
  2. [adj]  exceedingly harmful
 

BANEFUL is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: baleful, deadly, harmful, maleficent, noxious, pernicious, pestilent
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bane"ful\, a.
Having poisonous qualities; deadly; destructive; injurious;
noxious; pernicious. ``Baneful hemlock.'' --Garth. ``Baneful
wrath.'' --Chapman. -- {Bane"ful*ly}, adv. --{Bane"ful*ness},
n.

 
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