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threaten

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  • verbwarn, pressure
  • verbendanger
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Synonyms for threaten

verb warn, pressure
  • intimidate
  • menace
  • scare
  • abuse
  • admonish
  • augur
  • blackmail
  • bluster
  • browbeat
  • bully
  • caution
  • comminate
  • cow
  • enforce
  • forebode
  • forewarn
  • fulminate
  • growl
  • portend
  • presage
  • pressurize
  • scowl
  • snarl
  • spook
  • terrorize
  • torment
  • flex muscles
  • look daggers
  • make threat
  • push around
  • shake fist at
  • walk heavy

Antonyms for threaten

  • assist
  • help
  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • defend
  • flatter
  • please
  • praise
  • alleviate
  • guard
  • protect
  • relieve
  • save

More words related to threaten

approach

verb. come nearer

approached

verb. come nearer

approaches

verb. come nearer

blackjack

verb. coerce

blackmail

verb. intimidating for money

brandish

verb. flaunt, swing around
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