Threat synonyms

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The quality of being threatening:
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Exposure to the risk of harm or loss:
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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. 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 attempt or venture
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Conveying or constituting a threat
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Menacing; threatening:
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That portends evil; ominous
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Calling for immediate attention; urgent
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Of, relating to, or useful in prognosis.
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Portending misfortune or disaster; ominous:
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The excommunication often accompanying or following this condemnation
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A formal notice or warning given by a party to a judge or other court officer concerning his or her behavior and requesting a suspension of the proceeding until the merits of the notice or warning are determined.
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Power or ability to coerce.
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A formal denunciation.
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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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A thing that may cause injury, pain, etc.
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The reporting of a person to the authorities for possible criminal prosecution.
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The application of force, or the threat of force, to compel another to act against his or her will. Used as a defense in criminal and contractual matters, for example, that a defendant participated in a crime because held at gunpoint, or signed a contract only under the threat of physical harm. See also economic duress. The application of force, or the threat of force, to compel another to act against his or her will. Used as a defense in criminal and contractual matters, for example, that a defendant participated in a crime because held at gunpoint, or signed a contract only under the threat of physical harm. See also economic duress.
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The act of fulminating or exploding; detonation.
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(Law) A defendant's risk or danger of conviction when put on trial.
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Prognostication; portent:
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Something that portends an event about to occur, especially an unfortunate or evil event; an omen.
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A feeling or intuition of what is going to occur; a presentiment.
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A flamboyant display of military power.
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Constant threat; imminent peril:
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To brag or make loud, empty threats.
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To prevent or discourage (an action or behavior):
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To cause to explode
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To put in peril; endanger
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To make timid; make afraid; daunt; cow
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To give vent to angry disapproval; protest vehemently.
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To expose to loss or injury; imperil.
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To reduce in height, elevation, amount, value, etc.
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To serve as an omen or a warning of; presage:
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To induce or instigate (another) to do something illegal, esp. to commit perjury
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To announce the possibility of (something) in a threat or prediction:
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An evil omen; a portent.
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Something menacing or dreadful:
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A program of terrorism or a party, group, etc. resorting to terrorism
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A small whip used to inflict punishment.
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Characterized by predictions of or allusions to a disastrous outcome:
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Miserable, wretched, distressed, suffering.
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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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Likely to happen without delay; impending; often, specif., threatening, looming, etc.
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Not auspicious; unfavorable; unlucky; ill-omened
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Suggesting imminent harm.
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Of a menacing or threatening nature; minatory.
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