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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments.

Usage examples (36)
  • Then, abruptly on the last page, he lapses into a kinder, gentler tone as if wanting to leave us with a less minatory impression of himself.
  • In metallic black, the car looks minatory and sinister.
  • A traffic warden, a lady of a minatory aspect, stood by the car.
  • Luxford decided to ignore the minatory quality of her expression. for more
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