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comminatory

See definition of comminatory on Dictionary.com
  • as indenunciative
  • as indenunciatory
  • as inminatory
  • as inthreatening

synonyms for comminatory

  • accusatory
  • comminative
  • denunciatory
  • aggressive
  • alarming
  • cautionary
  • dangerous
  • dire
  • sinister
  • ugly
  • black
  • bullying
  • close
  • impending
  • looming
  • lowering
  • near
  • overhanging
  • portending
  • scowling
  • terrorizing
  • warning
  • apocalyptic
  • at hand
  • baleful
  • baneful
  • fateful
  • forthcoming
  • grim
  • ill-boding
  • imminent
  • impendent
  • inauspicious
  • intimidatory
  • loury
  • lowery
  • minacious
  • minatory
  • portentous
  • unlucky
  • unpropitious
  • unsafe
  • upcoming
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How to use comminatory in a sentence

It suggests also that Wellington, like my young aviator, was unconscious of his own comminatory speech.
WINDFALLS(AKA ALPHA OF THE PLOUGH) ALFRED GEORGE GARDINER
The willing listeners never seem to have expressed disgust at the comminatory performance.
THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
Comminatory and exhortatory cautions not to soil, spoil, or tear books and MSS.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 211, NOVEMBER 12, 1853VARIOUS
I detected something comminatory in his yellow, emaciated countenance, but I believe now he was simply startled by my youth.
THE ARROW OF GOLDJOSEPH CONRAD
This order not being obeyed, on the 15th of December he expedited a second brief, which was comminatory.
THE HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF SPAIN FROM THE TIME OF ITS ESTABLISHMENT TO THE REIGN OF FERDINAND VII.JUAN ANTONIO LLORENTE
Its tone is comminatory throughout; nowhere do we hear, as in other prophecies, the promise of pardon in return for penitence.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE PROPHECIES OF JEREMIAHC J BALL
So the instruments were tuned and the comminatory verses sung.
THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGETHOMAS HARDY
Wherever they meet with opposition they at once resort to comminatory messages.
GERMAN PROBLEMS AND PERSONALITIESCHARLES SAROLEA
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMINATORY

  • accusatory
  • comminative
  • comminatory
  • denunciatory
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.