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Noun
A person or thing that is likely to cause harm
“Leonard was jailed for 13 months after a judge told him he had not only been a danger but a menace to other road users.”
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A threatening quality or atmosphere
“His strategy is to play down expectations for a breakthrough while hinting with ever increasing menace that the longer it takes the harder it will be to end the deadlock.”
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A person or thing that causes trouble or annoyance
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A source of harm or misfortune
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A sign or warning that a momentous or calamitous event is likely to happen
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Seriousness or importance
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Something widely feared as a possible unpleasant or dangerous occurrence
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One who causes trouble, especially one who does so deliberately
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The action or practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats
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Blackness or aggression
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A person or thing that kills
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The desire to cause pain for the satisfaction of doing harm
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A state of unrest or disorder, usually between opposing factions
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Verb
To place in danger
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“She is being menaced by her sister's boyfriend.”
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To remain poised to inflict harm, danger, or distress on
“The state retained the latent capability to menace people's security.”
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To rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
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To remain poised to inflict harm, danger, or distress on
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Obligate to do something
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Appear as a vague form, especially one that is large or threatening
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To surround with troops
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Express vehement protest
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Pursue or approach stealthily
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Stare in an angry or fierce way
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