Definition of Balefully

1. Adverb. In a baleful manner. "She looked at him balefully"

Partainyms: Baleful



Definition of Balefully

1. adv. In a baleful manner; perniciously.

Definition of Balefully

1. Adverb. In a baleful manner. ¹

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Definition of Balefully

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balefully

bale
bale out
bale up
balearic
balearica
baled
baled out
baleen
baleen whale
baleen whales
baleens
balefire
balefires
baleful
balefull
balefully (current term)
balefulness
balefulnesses
balenological
balenology
baler
balers
bales
bales out
balibago
balibuntal
baling
baling out
baling wire
balipholite

Literary usage of Balefully

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Troades of Euripides: with revision of text and notes chiefly intended by Euripides, Robert Yelverton Tyrrell (1882)
"... when thou didst ally her with the gods—no blame shall I speak of Zeus, but the light of white-winged Aurora balefully, balefully looked on the downfall ..."

2. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (1881)
"He was now become, to them, the most balefully interesting object they had ever looked upon, and they could not take their fascinated eyes from his face. ..."

3. Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero by William Makepeace Thackeray (1893)
"What is that ghastly face looking out balefully after him from behind the arras ? He raises his dagger to strike the sleeper, who turns in his bed, ..."

4. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1908)
"Eugene says this with a sound of vexation in his voice, leaning back in his chair and looking balefully at Lady Tippins, who nods to him as her dear Bear, ..."

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