toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

baleful
used in The Two Towers

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
threatening or harmful
  • Frodo and Sam, horror-stricken, began slowly to back away, their own gaze held by the dreadful stare of those baleful eyes; but as they backed so the eyes advanced.
    4.9 -- Book 4 Chapter 9 -- Shelob's Lair (39% in)

There are no more uses of "baleful" in The Two Towers.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®