threaten

[v] - to be a menacing indication of something:`The clouds threaten rain` 2. [v] - to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:`He threatened me when I tried to call the police`
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Threaten

Threat'en transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Threatened ; present participle & verbal noun Threatening .] [ Middle English þretenen . See Threat , transitive verb ] 1. To ut...
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Threaten

Threat'en intransitive verb To use threats, or menaces; also, to have a threatening appearance. « Though the seas threaten , they are merciful.» Shak.
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Threaten

• (v. t.) To exhibit the appearance of (something evil or unpleasant) as approaching; to indicate as impending; to announce the conditional infliction of; as, to threaten war; to threaten death. • (v. t.) To utter threats against; to menace; to inspire with apprehension; to alarm, or attempt to alarm, as with the promise of something evil...
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