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What is another word for threatened?

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Adjective
At risk of becoming endangered in the near future
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“The key habitats hosting threatened species are wetlands, followed by forests, grassland, and scrubland.”
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Dangerous
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Put off
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Certain to suffer death, failure, or a similarly negative outcome
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Significantly below an amount or level that is adequate
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(aggressive) Past tense for to say something quickly and irritably
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Past tense for to state one's intention to take hostile and retributive action against someone
“You pester him, and even threaten him about his vote. Your mother did the same thing to me.”
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Past tense for to intimidate with threats or bullying behavior
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“I am a non-violent person and I would not intentionally threaten Mike or anyone else for that matter.”
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Past tense for to put at risk or be a danger to
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“I wish to outline several issues that threaten the feasibility of delivering our services at a reasonable rate.”
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Past tense for to be on the verge of inflicting harm or danger
“He watched out for her at school, especially when a snow storm would threaten in winter.”
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Past tense for to foreshadow the coming of something undesirable
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“An early morning sky would threaten rain, but the day turned out to be scorching.”
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Past tense for to cause damage to, or have a diminishing effect on
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Past tense for to persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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Past tense for lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously
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Past tense for to destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
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Past tense for intimidating for money
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Past tense for attack
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Cast a shadow over
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Past tense for to consign or destine someone to a given fate, typically undesirable
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Past tense for challenge, defy someone
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Past tense for to come close in quantity or quality
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