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threatens

verb
present tense third-person singular of threaten

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

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“Threatens.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/threatens. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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