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threatened

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in vulnerable, endangered

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threatened

verb
past tense of threaten

Synonyms of threatened (Entry 2 of 2)

to remain poised to inflict harm, danger, or distress on
  • the powerful hurricane continues to threaten the southern coastline

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The first known use of threatened was in 1960

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“Threatened.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/threatened. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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