past tense of menace
as in threatened
to remain poised to inflict harm, danger, or distress on stockpiles of nuclear weapons that continue to menace the inhabitants of this planet

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“Menaced.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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