What is another word for balefully?

Pronunciation: [bˈe͡ɪlfəlɪ] (IPA)

Balefully is an adjective that describes something or someone appearing threatening or harmful. The word is typically used to describe looks or stares that are haunting or evil. Some common synonyms for balefully include malevolently, menacingly, threateningly, ominously, spitefully, and malignantly. Each of these words describes a similar feeling of dark intent or harm that is projected through an ominous or foreboding appearance. Using these synonyms can help to add depth and variety to your writing, especially when describing characters or events that are intended to be dark or ominous in nature.

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What are the hypernyms for Balefully?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Balefully

But the old friend, who had become the new enemy, looked him balefully in the eye and to the words of civil greeting gave back a bitter response: "I don't want ye ter speak ter me-never ergin," he declared.
"The Tempering"
Charles Neville Buck
Boyd flipped up the mike and eyed the screen balefully.
"Out Like a Light"
Gordon Randall Garrett
"As for you," said Levi, whirling round upon Dinah, who was clearing the table, and glowering balefully upon the old negress, "you put them things down and git out of here.
"Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates"
Howard I. Pyle

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