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The country seems obsessed with imposing, bluff-fronted SUVs and trucks these days, and the Highlander conforms to this trend, albeit with less implicit menace than others have achieved.

The energy swelled, ideas improved, and the menace returned.

Now the counterterrorism apparatus has to shift its aim to a new menace, one that is more opaque and diffuse than Islamist networks, experts said.

If they knock off the Tampa Bay Buccaneers next weekend, it’ll be because Sean Payton understood his team had shifted away from a points machine under Brees to a defensive menace.

Wildfires in the West, hurricanes around the world, and an increasingly volatile climate were already a menace as the overheated Earth continued to run a fever.

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Hitchcock leans toward me in a conspiratorial, almost lascivious, way and says, “Let's pile on the menace.”

The menace and abuse was constant; it reads as a household under siege.

But as of Sept. 10, our intelligence agencies knew of no specific menace to the homeland.

Unbridled nationalism is a menace; it leads to trade wars and, all too often, real wars.

“I am convinced that the only way to fight this menace is by attacking it on many fronts,” he said in a letter to Congress.

The menace of a thunder-cloud approached as in his childhood's dream; disaster lurked behind the quiet outer show.

It was clear to every thinking man, American or European, that the control of such a formidable body was a menace to peace.

When vicious animals are kept for any purpose and are a menace to human beings they are a nuisance.

I dare not envy many a man:Who runs his life-race well; Whose brave, undaunted peasant bloodDeath's menace cannot quell.

The worst cases we have are girls, and it is quite clear some of them are an absolute menace.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to menace, such as: hazard, peril, plague, risk, threat, and annoyance.

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