Definition of baleful:
deadly or sinister
Sentence/Example of baleful:
A cry I was quite unable to suppress escaped me, and the creature turned on the instant and stared at me with baleful eyes.
As the animal crouched at Bascomb's feet, his baleful eyes turned in the boy's direction, and he growled menacingly.
Nita groaned, and looked down with loathing eyes at the baleful jewel that hung loosely on her wasted hand.
I feared, the "luck of the Le Moynes" and their baleful motto.
He had toiled until he held the baleful genie in a glass vessel partially filled with water, and the sprite could not be seen.
It was in the stifling of all the youth and ambition of my nature by the baleful weight of her age-old weariness of intellect.
Spirits whose baleful influences are feared by man are happily easily tricked.
The vision he had had of faultless beauty, at once blessed and baleful, was engraved upon his heart and brain.
But a still more ghastly crime threw its baleful shadow over the people.
Though his eyes were baleful, and his hands shook as he poured the raw spirits from his bottle into a mug beside him, he laughed.