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menacing

adjective

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menacing

verb
present participle of menace

Synonyms & Antonyms of menacing (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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The first known use of menacing was in the 15th century

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“Menacing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/menacing. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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