List of 426 Sets of Synonyms - How they Differ - Total of 2307 Words - 361

SYNONYMS: sinister, baleful, malign.
These adjectives apply to what is indicative of or threatens great harm, disaster, or evil.

Sinister usually implies impending or lurking danger that makes its presence felt by ominous signs or portents: The Kremlin has sinister connotations.
Baleful intensifies the sense of menace; it suggests a deadly, virulent, or poisonous quality: The Florida eagles they have the same fierce, baleful look.
Malign applies to what manifests an evil disposition, nature, influence, or intent: Do not maliciously malign my character.

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