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Overview of verb menace

The verb menace has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril

(pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops")

2. (1) menace

(express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture; "he menaced the bank manager with a stick")

3. menace

(act in a threatening manner; "A menacing person")

Overview of adj menacing

The adj menacing has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening

(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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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