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Another word for sinister

  1. Strongly suggestive of great harm, menace, or evil

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Another word for sinister

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  • Malign is applied to that which is regarded as having an inherent tendency toward evil or destruction a malign doctrine
  • Baleful refers to that which is menacing to the degree of being deadly, destructive, pernicious, etc. a baleful influence
  • Sinister applies to that which can be interpreted as presaging imminent danger or evil a sinister smile