Part of speech:
Advice to be cautious:
A thing that may cause injury, pain, etc.
something that is a source of danger
The chance of injury, damage, or loss; dangerous chance; hazard
Calling for immediate attention; urgent
To venture (something):
The final offer in negotiating an agreement, carrying with it the implication that if it is not accepted, bargaining will cease.
To reduce in standing or respect.
To be an indication or source of potential danger, harm, etc.
The excommunication often accompanying or following this condemnation
Conveying or constituting a threat
To prevent or discourage (an action or behavior):
A formal notice to a court or public official that the notifier has an interest in a matter or property and requests the suspension of some procedure or proceeding concerning the matter or property until the notifier is given a hearing.
To say noisily and aggressively
Power or ability to coerce.
Of, relating to, or useful in prognosis.
The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
The act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure.
(Law) A fraud achieved through the use of a threat or compulsion:
(Law) A defendant's risk or danger of conviction when put on trial.
A flamboyant display of military power.
A thing or situation which causes a prolonged state of impending doom or misfortune.
To issue a thunderous verbal attack or denunciation:
The definition of hector is to bully.
To put in peril; endanger
The definition of inveigh is to rant against something, or to speak or write about something with great hostility.
To indicate by prediction; forecast:
To induce or instigate (another) to do something illegal, esp. to commit perjury
The ability to instill intense fear:
That portends evil; ominous
An expression of the intent to hurt or punish another
The definition of ominous is something that suggests bad things will happen soon.
To expose to loss or injury; imperil.
A storm cloud charged with electricity and producing lightning and thunder
Of or constituting a culminating or decisive event, turning point, etc., esp. one that is unsettling or threatening
The definition of baleful is something that is threatening and dangerous.
The definition of imminent is something that is likely to happen very soon.
The definition of menacing is someone or something that is threatening or that suggests danger.
Of a menacing or threatening nature; minatory.
Thoughtful regard or provision for the future; prudent forethought
Approaching; drawing near; about to happen
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