Thesaurus / menacing

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Her sharp, menacing cry sent the hair bristling along his back, and he snarled warningly at her.

White FangJack London

He saw the Theban Hills rolling their dark, menacing wave along the far horizon.

The WaveAlgernon Blackwood

But, at night, her dreams brought before her the dark and menacing countenance of her father.

Leila, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

There was a cool, menacing insolence in the manner of the fellow which stung the pride of the young baronet to the quick.

The Cock and AnchorJoseph Sheridan Le Fanu

The masses of Stockholm on one occasion gave vent to their feelings by demonstrations which were of a menacing character.

SwedenVictor Nilsson

It was that menacing crackle of a great fire, that in the whole world of sounds is perhaps the most terrible.

The Voice of the PackEdison Marshall

He was now so near to success that dangers which a month ago would have seemed of small account showed most menacing and fatal.

ClementinaA.E.W. Mason

Her eyes, slightly oblique, were slothful at times and at other times full of fire, transforming her into a menacing dictator.

The Moon ColonyWilliam Dixon Bell

It was offensive to their self-conceit, and menacing to their success.

The ChainbearerJ. Fenimore Cooper

A menacing petition from the Jacobins preceded by a few hours a grand discourse from the dictator.

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