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synonyms for threatened

  • exposed
  • vulnerable
  • imperiled
  • jeopardized
  • warned
  • in danger
  • unprotected
  • unsafe
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antonyms for threatened

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  • guarded
  • protected
  • safe
  • invulnerable
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How to use threatened in a sentence

The program would steal Tesla’s files and threaten to release the data unless an enormous ransom was paid.
HOW A $1 MILLION PLOT TO HACK TESLA FAILEDPATRICK O'NEILLAUGUST 28, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
State authorities did not say Blake threatened anyone with a knife.
PROSECUTORS CHARGE TEEN IN FATAL SHOOTING OF TWO PROTESTORS AND WOUNDING OF A THIRD IN KENOSHAKDUNN6AUGUST 28, 2020FORTUNE
At least 330 structures have been destroyed in the CZU Lightning Complex fire, with thousands more threatened.
WE LOST OUR HOME TO A WILDFIREWALLACE J. NICHOLSAUGUST 25, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Northern California is fighting off a a series wildfires that have scorched 771,000 acres and continue to threaten parts of the state.
PHOTOS OF CALIFORNIA’S FIRES REVEAL MASSIVE DESTRUCTION ACROSS THE STATEDANIELLE ABRILAUGUST 21, 2020FORTUNE
Speaking of those impacted by the coronavirus …We hosted a virtual town hall Wednesday to discuss what the fall will look like for students and how new private options threaten to exacerbate the achievement gaps that already exist.
MORNING REPORT: WHY COVID-19 HAS HIT LATINOS SO HARDVOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 13, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The pollution from Mexico threatens sensitive wildlife habitat, including the Tijuana River’s National Estuarine Research Reserve, River Mouth State Marine Conservation Area and River Valley Regional Park Preserve.
NO ONE IS ACTUALLY IN CHARGE OF SOLVING THE BORDER SEWAGE CRISISDIANNE FEINSTEINAUGUST 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
This new world of private options threatens to extend those disparities to even greater heights.
PUBLIC SCHOOLS MAY BE OPEN IN THE FALL – TO THOSE WHO CAN AFFORD ITWILL HUNTSBERRYAUGUST 5, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Yet when the freedoms of the majority are threatened, protest and violence often ensue.
EPIDEMICS HAVE OFTEN LED TO DISCRIMINATION AGAINST MINORITIES – THIS TIME IS NO DIFFERENTLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 9, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Some people didn’t like rainbow, one man threatened that he would punch their faces if they didn’t leave but people’s reaction were mostly very positive.
THEY GAVE AWAY RAINBOW MASKS IN “LGBT FREE ZONES” IN POLANDLGBTQ-EDITORMAY 26, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The more we threatened the survival of Japan, the more he wanted to take a risk to push us back.
SPEAK SOFTLY AND CARRY BIG DATA (EP. 395)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 31, 2019FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO THREATENED

  • at hazard
  • endangered
  • exposed
  • imperiled
  • in jeopardy
  • in peril
  • jeopardized
  • susceptible
  • threatened
  • vulnerable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.