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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments.

Usage examples (32)
  • (Clasps fingers in menacing, Mr. Burns-esque fashion) ...
  • Picture of Sweet Baby James at play: Godzilla today, arms stiffly outstretched, legs march forward in menacing, Japanese slow motion.
  • Slightly menacing is the smell of the fire on the rocky hillside above my house, where slash and burn agriculture is still practiced.
  • “The street activity often results in menacing interaction with members of the public and has been known to be aggressive and persistent at times,” the petition states. for more
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