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  Words related to threat

Related / Similar Words: terror, scourge, menace

 

Definition:
  • declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another; "his threat to kill me was quite explicit";
  • a warning that something unpleasant is imminent; "they were under threat of arrest";
  • a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood";
  • something that is a source of danger; "earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan";

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    Hyponyms: commination, menace, yellow peril

     

    Derivational Morphology: endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril

     

    Anagrams: heater, hearth, aether, Aether, Hertha, hatter, reheat, rather

     

     
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