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menace

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈmen·əs/
danger, or someone or something that is likely to cause harm: [U] There was an air of controlled menace about him. [C] That boy is a menace to himself and his friends.
menace
verb [T]  us   /ˈmen·əs/
A hurricane menaced the east coast yesterday.
menacing
adjective  us   /ˈmen·ə·sɪŋ/
a menacing gesture
menacingly
adverb  us   /ˈmen·ə·sɪŋ·li/
She glared menacingly at him.
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