Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


He threatens with all the rigour of the law those who dare to give his wife an asylum.

God knows where I should be myself if the Governor were to do what he threatens.

He speaks to the demons; he threatens them, and puts them to silence.

It was on the matter of this very peril that threatens you that they came to me.

What a wonderful future have you opened to me if I escape the danger that threatens me now!

And of course—er—any danger that threatens me would—in a way—threaten her.

“It will be ill for the man who threatens us with any,” answered Pharaoh in Spanish.

It is a coward only who threatens one who is not present to defend himself!

But Armstrong is putting up a bluff and threatens to have it overhauled.

Nevertheless, I will save you, if it is in my power, from the danger that threatens you.'