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threatening

adjective uk   us   /ˈθret.ən.ɪŋ/ /-nɪŋ-/
expressing a threat of something unpleasant or violent: threatening behaviour
threateningly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “threatening”
in Chinese (Traditional) 威脅(性)的,恐嚇(性)的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 威胁(性)的,恐吓(性)的…
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