Threat Synonyms

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A thing that may cause injury, pain, etc.
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something that is a source of danger
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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.
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To venture (something):
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To reduce in standing or respect.
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The chance of injury, damage, or loss; dangerous chance; hazard
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The final offer in negotiating an agreement, carrying with it the implication that if it is not accepted, bargaining will cease.
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To prevent or discourage (an action or behavior):
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To be an indication or source of potential danger, harm, etc.
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(Insurance) An event which causes a loss, or the risk of a specific such event.
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The act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure.
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A flamboyant display of military power.
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To put in peril; endanger
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Conveying or constituting a threat
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The excommunication often accompanying or following this condemnation
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Something which portends or is perceived to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future; an augury or foreboding.
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To say noisily and aggressively
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To impress, amaze, excite or induce extraordinary affection in others toward oneself.
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A sense of evil to come.
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Of, relating to, or useful in prognosis.
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Evil or seemingly evil; indicating lurking danger or harm.
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A formal denunciation; especially one threatening divine punishment, read out in church on Ash Wednesday
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(Traumatology) Fracture of a bone site in multiple pieces (at least three); crumbling.
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The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
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(Law) A fraud achieved through the use of a threat or compulsion:
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(Law) A defendant's risk or danger of conviction when put on trial.
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A thing or situation which causes a prolonged state of impending doom or misfortune.
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An act of threatening; a threat.
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To issue a thunderous verbal attack or denunciation:
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The definition of hector is to bully.
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The definition of inveigh is to rant against something, or to speak or write about something with great hostility.
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To indicate by prediction; forecast:
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To induce or instigate (another) to do something illegal, esp. to commit perjury
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Power or ability to coerce.
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Not auspicious; ill-omened; unfortunate; unlucky; unfavorable.
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Of a menacing or threatening nature; minatory.
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That portends evil; ominous
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The act of fulminating or exploding; detonation.
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Something that portends an event about to occur, especially an unfortunate or evil event; an omen.
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Foreshadowing quality
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The ability to instill intense fear:
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A storm cloud charged with electricity and producing lightning and thunder
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To expose to loss or injury; imperil.
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A means to inflict such pain or destruction.
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The definition of baleful is something that is threatening and dangerous.
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Approaching; drawing near; about to happen
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The definition of ominous is something that suggests bad things will happen soon.
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Of or pertaining to commination.
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Tending to denounce.
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Momentous, significant, setting or sealing ones fate.
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The definition of imminent is something that is likely to happen very soon.
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The definition of menacing is someone or something that is threatening or that suggests danger.
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Calling for immediate attention; urgent
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Of or constituting a culminating or decisive event, turning point, etc., esp. one that is unsettling or threatening
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Words Related to Threat

Advice to be cautious:
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(American football) Any of the defensive players who are in position furthest from the line of scrimmage and whose responsibility is to defend against passes as well as to be the tacklers of last resort.
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An expression of the intent to hurt or punish another
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Thoughtful regard or provision for the future; prudent forethought
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