other words for threaten
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A deadly pig disease has just entered Germany for the first time, threatening to hammer exports from Europe’s biggest hog-producing nation.
The scuttlebutt was that about half a million dollars of advertising was threatening to walk unless something was done.
McDade subsequently threatened his attackers in a Facebook Live video he made.
These often can be removed before they progress to life-threatening stages.
One could ask why trying to persuade someone to wear a mask would threaten their dignity.
A pandemic threatening to rip through the world’s population again.
Some were created to preserve deals threatened by the coronavirus.
The drivers plan to display an 8-foot inflatable baby outside Uber’s headquarters, suggesting the companies are acting like children by “threatening to take their ball and go home” if they don’t get their way.
Unsurprisingly, then, people respond automatically and defensively to information that threatens the worldview of groups with which they identify.
Perhaps I was wrong to lose my temper and threaten him, but I am half mad.
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