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Adjective
Bodeful of bad or unfortunate consequences
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“His bushy eyebrows gave his face a menacing look.”
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Full of danger or risk
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Suggesting imminent harm
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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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Not friendly
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Contrary to the laws and customs of society, in a way that causes annoyance and disapproval in others
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Certain to be or do something
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Without hope
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Violent or forcible action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will
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“Yellow eyes glowing vengefully, his expression was hooded, dark and menacing.”
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 express vehement protest
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Present participle for pursue or approach stealthily
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