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(adjective) deadly or pernicious in influence / (adjective) foreboding or threatening evil

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baleful



no doubt exercised some baleful influence

Nietzsche, on Hitler

—p.56 Nietzsche: philosophy and deconstruction (56) by Christopher Norris
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Whether all this academic influence is baleful or not

—p.95 by Annie Dillard
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The party’s shift after Lenin’s death, from that plaintive, embattled sense that there had been little alternative but to strive in imperfect conditions, to the later bad hope of Socialism in One Country, is a baleful result of recasting necessity as virtue.

—p.316 Epilogue: After October (305) by China Miéville
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discussions of that freedom are not linked to the baleful conditions created, in part, by the universities themselves

—p.91 Exalted Slogans (82) by Yasmin Nair
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The baleful 1969 decision to 'go IBM' was worthy of any corporate capitalist boardroom

on the Soviet space push

—p.244 'The least efficient machine humans have ever built': how capitalism drove the computer down a dead end (230) by Bob Hughes
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in order to deliver this baleful, Kierkegaardian news

—p.6 Why? (1) by James Wood
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