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synonyms for menacing

  • alarming
  • dangerous
  • frightening
  • threatening
  • approaching
  • impending
  • looming
  • louring
  • lowering
  • overhanging
  • imminent
  • intimidatory
  • minacious
  • minatory
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antonyms for menacing

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  • remote
  • aiding
  • assisting
  • helping
  • unthreatening
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How to use menacing in a sentence

Like the story, Jessica Hung Han Yun’s lighting design becomes increasingly menacing as things move along.
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The Ganges swells after monsoons that stretch from July to September and has a menacing look today, so people are avoiding it.
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Lee paints Shenzhen, Macau and finally an unnamed valley in Guangdong as the pulsing backdrops for the kinds of very real fortunes being made in China today, and the wild ambitions and audacious brutality of a menacing cast that aspire to them.
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She shut down her Twitter account after thousands of menacing tweets jammed her account.
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If you like heart-pounding cat-and-mouse tales, this is your book… only here, you sometimes don’t know which is the cat and there’s an extra, menacing mouse.
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He saw the Theban Hills rolling their dark, menacing wave along the far horizon.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
A black, menacing wall that rose before us suddenly resolved itself into a grove of trees, great four-foot cottonwoods.
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It was like a child's drawing of a human eye, round, staring, and at the same time infinitely menacing.
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And hardly a degree less menacing is this gigantic octapus of labor unionism—of inexcusable socialism.
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She was about to proceed in this somewhat menacing manner, but the captain sprang up, excited, and red in the face.
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WORDS RELATED TO MENACING

  • enraged
  • fierce
  • furious
  • hostile
  • menacing
  • resentful
  • sour
  • sullen
  • threatening
  • bullying
  • constraint
  • duress
  • force
  • intimidation
  • menace
  • menacing
  • persuasion
  • restraint
  • strong-arm tactic
  • threat
  • threatening
  • violence
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