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See definition of threateningly on Dictionary.com
  • as inseriously
  • as infiercely

synonyms for threateningly

  • acutely
  • badly
  • grievously
  • intensely
  • severely
  • sorely
  • very
  • gravely
  • decidedly
  • deplorably
  • distressingly
  • harmfully
  • menacingly
  • perilously
  • precariously
  • quite
  • regrettably
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antonyms for threateningly

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  • little
  • casually
  • lightly
  • minor
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How to use threateningly in a sentence

One of Arecibo’s final observations, at the end of July, was to take a closer look at one of the more threatening asteroids discovered this year.
THE ARECIBO OBSERVATORY COLLAPSED THIS WEEK. WHAT NOW?CHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Democrats nominated him precisely because they believed — correctly, as it turned out — that, of their many contenders, he would be the least threatening to the center and the right.
TUCKER CARLSON BRINGS BACK THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS. MAYBE THAT’S A GOOD THING.PAUL WALDMANDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
This is especially true in the middle of a frightening pandemic that is both medically and economically threatening.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR SADNESS FROM TURNING INTO DEPRESSIONJELENA KECMANOVICNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
However, please know my family is off limits when it comes to hateful and threatening messages.
AFC SOUTH THRIVES AND THE STEELERS STAY UNBEATEN IN NFL WEEK 11CINDY BOREN, MARK MASKE, DES BIELERNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
None of the experts I spoke to thought it was a good idea to dismiss the risk of armed or threatening poll disruptors out of hand.
FEAR OF VOTER INTIMIDATION IS ITS OWN VOTER INTIMIDATIONMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 28, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Equally threatening are his continued calls to “lock up” and prosecute his political opponents as recently as Saturday at a campaign rally in Muskegon, Mich.
MORE CEOS MUST STAND UP TO PROTECT OUR DEMOCRACYMATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
Clip still had the club he had taken from the Mexican's companion, and he squared away threateningly.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Gregory picked up an ax as he stepped back, and then stood confronting the boys threateningly.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
What they did not notice was that the sun had disappeared behind an ominous bank of clouds and the wind was rising threateningly.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Talpers advanced toward her threateningly, and she retreated toward the door which opened into the other room.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
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