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Adjective
Threatening, intimidating or frightening in appearance or nature
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“He approached me with an angry, menacing look on his face, and I began to tremble in fear.”
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Bodeful of bad or unfortunate consequences
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“As the menacing storm clouds rolled closer, the weather conditions rapidly worsened.”
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Full, or suggestive, of danger or risk
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“Sir Francis Head had sent a dispatch to Mr. Fox, complaining of this most unfortunate and menacing state of affairs.”
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Imminent and about to happen, especially something bad or dangerous
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“A thought came to me that a menacing storm now could destroy all our plans for a well-desired family reunion.”
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Characterized by windy or stormy conditions
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Aggressive or violent in nature or character
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Marked by a likelihood to threaten the safety of a person or persons
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(of a person or their behaviour) Full of malice or spite
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Full of anger or hatred
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Filled or covered over with clouds
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Hostile or antagonistic in nature
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Likely to injure or damage
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Fated or inevitable (that something happens or is the case)
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Violent or forcible action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will
Verb
Present participle for to expose to danger or the risk of loss
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“Across these land frontiers could come no armies of sufficient strength to menace our security.”
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Present participle for to be on the verge of inflicting harm or danger
“The threat of foot-and-mouth disease, therefore, continues to menace the livestock industry of North America.”
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Present participle for to intimidate with threats or bullying behavior
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“Many have used social media to menace her with threats.”
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Present participle for to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
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Present participle for to persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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Present participle for to domineer with superior strength or force
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Present participle for to hunt or pursue stealthily
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