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  • 1 threatening harm — index imminent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Threatening the President of the United States — Criminal law Part of …

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  • 3 threatening — threat|en|ing [ˈθretn ıŋ] adj 1.) if someone s behaviour is threatening, you believe they intend to harm you ▪ His voice sounded threatening. ▪ a threatening gesture 2.) if the sky or clouds are threatening, bad weather is likely ▪ a threatening… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 threatening — threat|en|ing [ θretnıŋ ] adjective 1. ) showing or saying that someone is likely to do something that will harm you: She s been receiving threatening phone calls. a threatening look Don t forget , he said in a low threatening voice. 2. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 threatening — [[t]θre̱tənɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦♦ ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n You can describe someone s behaviour as threatening, when you think that they are trying to harm you. → See also , life threatening The police could have charged them with threatening behaviour... She… …

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  • 6 threatening — UK [ˈθret(ə)nɪŋ] / US adjective 1) showing or saying that someone is likely to do something that will harm you a threatening look She s been receiving threatening phone calls. 2) threatening clouds, skies, or seas show that the weather is likely… …

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  • 7 Self-harm — This article focuses on repetitive self harm, not on severe self harm inflicted during psychosis. For forms of self harm related to body image, sexuality and wartime, see Body modification, Algolagnia and Self inflicted wound respectively. Self… …

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  • 8 life-threatening — adjective causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm a dangerous operation a grave situation a grave illness grievous bodily harm a serious wound a serious turn of events a severe case of pneumonia …

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  • 9 In Harm's Way (TV series) — Infobox Television show name = In Harm s Way caption = creator = Craig Piligian format = Reality runtime = 60 minutes including commercials starring = country = USA executive producer = Craig Piligian network = The CW first aired = October 5,… …

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  • 10 imminent — I adjective about to be, about to happen, alarming, approaching, at hand, brewing, closing in, coming, destined, drawing near, expected, following, forecasted, forthcoming, future, imminere, impendent, impendere, impending, in store, in the… …

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  • 11 Involuntary commitment — For involuntary treatment in non hospital settings, see involuntary treatment. Involuntary commitment or civil commitment is a legal process through which an individual with symptoms of severe mental illness is court ordered into treatment in a… …

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  • 12 menace — [men′əs] n. [OFr < L minacia < minax (gen. minacis), projecting, threatening < minari, to threaten < minae, threats, orig. projecting points of walls < IE base * men , to project > Cornish meneth, mountain] 1. a threat or the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 imminent — a. 1. Impending, threatening, impendent, near at hand. 2. Threatening harm, perilous, dangerous, alarming …

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  • 14 Vorkosigan Saga — The Vorkosigan Saga is a series of science fiction novels and short stories set in a common fictional universe by American author Lois McMaster Bujold.[1] Most of these were published between 1986 and 2002, with the exceptions being “Winterfair… …

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  • 15 insidious — insidious, invidious Since both words involve doing or threatening harm, their closeness of form causes them to be commonly confused. Insidious (from Latin insidiae ‘ambush’) means ‘proceeding inconspicuously but harmfully’ • (An insidious form… …

    Modern English usage

  • 16 invidious — insidious, invidious Since both words involve doing or threatening harm, their closeness of form causes them to be commonly confused. Insidious (from Latin insidiae ‘ambush’) means ‘proceeding inconspicuously but harmfully’ • (An insidious form… …

    Modern English usage

  • 17 baleful — [bāl′fəl] adj. [ME < OE bealoful < bealu,BALE2 + ful, full] 1. harmful or threatening harm or evil; ominous; deadly 2. Archaic sorrowful; wretched SYN. SINISTER balefully adv. balefulness n …

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  • 18 sinister — [sin′is tər] adj. [ME sinistre < L sinister, left hand, or unlucky (side), orig. lucky (side) < IE base * sene , to prepare, achieve > Sans sánīyān, more favorable: early Roman augurs faced south, with the east (lucky side) to the left,… …

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  • 19 intimidation of a witness — threatening a witness with harm if he testifies at all or in a particular fashion …

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  • 20 Hate speech — is a term for speech intended to degrade, intimidate, or incite violence or prejudicial action against a person or group of people based on their race, gender, age, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability …

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