III. SYMPATHETIC AFFECTIONS
2. Diffusive Sympathetic Affections
[Nouns] threat, menace; defiance [more]; abuse, minacity, intimidation; denunciation;
fulmination; commination (curse) [more]; gathering
clouds (warning) [more].
[Verbs] threat, threaten; menace; snarl,
growl, gnarl, mutter, bark, bully.
defy [more]; intimidate [more];
keep in terrorem, hold up in terrorem, hold out in terrorem; shake the fist at,
double the fist at, clinch the fist at; thunder, talk big, fulminate, use big
words, bluster, look daggers.
[Adjectives] threatening, menacing;
minatory, minacious; comminatory, abusive; in terrorem; ominous (predicting) [more] ; defiant [more];
under the ban.
[Interjections] vae victis! at your
peril! do your worst!