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menaces

noun
plural of menace

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something that may cause injury or harm
  • a loaded gun is a menace that this household doesn't need

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menaces

verb
present tense third-person singular of menace

Synonyms & Antonyms of menaces (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to place in danger
  • menaced the children by leaving them in the car unattended

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2 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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“Menaces.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/menaces. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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