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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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The act of imperiling, or the state of being imperiled
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A cause of great distress or misfortune
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The action or practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats
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A sign or warning that a momentous or calamitous event is likely to happen
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A state or cause of gloom, suspicion, trouble, or worry
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Seriousness or importance
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One who causes trouble, especially one who does so deliberately
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A desire to cause hurt or harm to (someone)
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A disease or illness that kills
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Blackness or aggression
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A state of unrest or disorder, usually between opposing factions
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Verb
To expose to danger or the risk of loss
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“She is being menaced by her sister's boyfriend.”
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To be on the verge of inflicting harm or danger
“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 persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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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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