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Baneful Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    baneful adj
  1. exceedingly harmful [syn: deadly, pernicious, pestilent]
  2. deadly or sinister; "the Florida eagles have a fierce baleful look" [syn: baleful]
Baneful Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Baneful \Bane"ful\, a. Having poisonous qualities; deadly; destructive; injurious; noxious; pernicious. ``Baneful hemlock.'' --Garth. ``Baneful wrath.'' --Chapman. -- Bane"ful*ly, adv. --Bane"ful*ness, n.
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    • As Michael Lewis Agrees, HFT Makes Investors Better Off
      In the furore about Michael Lewis' new book, Flash Boys, some of us have been trying to make the point that high frequency trading, HFT, may or may not have the baneful effects that Lewis is detailing, but it most certainly has had the effect of reducing trading costs for [...] Read more on this news related to 'Baneful'

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