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baleful
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Romeo and Juliet
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  • The grey-ey’d morn smiles on the frowning night, Chequering the eastern clouds with streaks of light; And flecked darkness like a drunkard reels From forth day’s path and Titan’s fiery wheels: Non, ere the sun advance his burning eye, The day to cheer and night’s dank dew to dry, I must up-fill this osier cage of ours With baleful weeds and precious-juiced flowers.

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  • She looked at him with two unblinking, baleful eyes.
  • The budget cuts had a baleful effect on education.

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