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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: threatening(0.01203 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to threatening.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; “a
baleful look”; “forbidding thunderclouds”; “his tone
became menacing”; “ominous rumblings of discontent”;
“sinister storm clouds”; “a sinister smile”; “his
threatening behavior”; “ugly black clouds”; “the
situation became ugly” [syn: baleful, forbidding,
menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister,
2: darkened by clouds; “a heavy sky” [syn: heavy, lowering,
English → English (gcide)
a. & n. from Threaten, v. -- Threat"en*ing*ly, adv.
Threatening letters (Law), letters containing threats,
especially those designed to extort money, or to obtain
other property, by menaces; blackmailing letters.
Threaten \Threat"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Threatened; p. pr. &
vb. n. Threatening.] [OE. [thorn]retenen. See Threat, v.
1. To utter threats against; to menace; to inspire with
apprehension; to alarm, or attempt to alarm, as with the
promise of something evil or disagreeable; to warn.
Let us straitly threaten them, that they speak
henceforth to no man in this name. --Acts iv. 17.
2. To exhibit the appearance of (something evil or
unpleasant) as approaching; to indicate as impending; to
announce the conditional infliction of; as, to threaten
war; to threaten death. --Milton.
The skies look grimly
And threaten present blusters. --Shak.
Syn: To menace.
Usage: Threaten, Menace. Threaten is Anglo-Saxon, and
menace is Latin. As often happens, the former is the
more familiar term; the latter is more employed in
formal style. We are threatened with a drought; the
country is menaced with war.
By turns put on the suppliant and the lord:
Threatened this moment, and the next implored.
Of the sharp ax
Regardless, that o'er his devoted head
Hangs menacing. --Somerville.