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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; Darkened by clouds.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : threatening gestures. ,threatening clouds
  • Verb (used with object) : He threatened the boy with a beating. ,Sickness threatened her peace of mind. ,They threatened swift retaliation. ,The...
  • After Saturday's late disappointment left his team's tilt for the title threatening to sink into quicksand, the Arsenal manager, having
  • Let us see how terrible the threatening is and the destruction will be. for more
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