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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • Slughorn eyed Dumbledore balefully for a moment, then muttered, "I haven’t given them the chance.

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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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