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threatening

see definition of threatening
  • adjmenacing, ominous
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Synonyms for threatening

adj menacing, ominous
  • aggressive
  • alarming
  • cautionary
  • dangerous
  • dire
  • sinister
  • ugly
  • black
  • bullying
  • close
  • impending
  • looming
  • lowering
  • near
  • overhanging
  • portending
  • scowling
  • terrorizing
  • warning
  • apocalyptic
  • at hand
  • baleful
  • baneful
  • comminatory
  • fateful
  • forthcoming
  • grim
  • ill-boding
  • imminent
  • impendent
  • inauspicious
  • intimidatory
  • loury
  • lowery
  • minacious
  • minatory
  • portentous
  • unlucky
  • unpropitious
  • unsafe
  • upcoming

Antonyms for threatening

  • good
  • kind
  • nice
  • safe
  • away
  • distant
  • far
  • remote
  • pleasant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to threatening

aggressive

adjective. belligerent, hostile

baleful

adjective. menacing

bellicose

adjective. belligerent

black

adjective. angry

coercion

noun. compulsion, pressure

commination

noun. ban
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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