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Having a hostile or deliberately frightening quality or manner,
  1. Having a hostile or deliberately frightening quality or manner
    • - her mother had received a threatening letter
  2. (of behavior) Showing an intention to cause bodily harm

  3. (of a person or situation) Causing someone to feel vulnerable or at risk
    • - she was a type he found threatening
  4. (of weather conditions) Indicating that bad weather is likely
    • - black threatening clouds

  1. baleful: threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"
  2. heavy: darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
  3. (threateningly) menacingly: in a menacing manner; "the voice at the other end of the line dropped menacingly"
  4. (threaten) endanger: pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"
  5. (threaten) to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:"He threatened me when I tried to call the police"
  6. (threatened) (of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered; "the spotted owl is a threatened species, not yet an endangered one"
  7. Threatened species are any species (including animals, plants, fungi, etc.) which are vulnerable to endangerment in the near future.
  8. (Threatened (song)) Invincible is the tenth and last studio album by American recording artist Michael Jackson released in his lifetime. The album was released by Epic Records on October 30, 2001. ...
  9. Presenting a threat; menacing; frightening
  10. (threaten) To make a threat against someone; to use threats; To menace, or be dangerous; To portend, or give a warning
  11. (threatened) At risk of becoming endangered in the near future; Feeling insecure or vulnerable
  12. (Threaten) To express an intention to inflict pain, injury, or harm.
  13. (threaten) (v) canırģa, qorquturģa
  14. (Threatened) A species or community that is vulnerable, endangered or presumed extinct.
  15. (Threatened) A potential cause of an incident that may result in harm to a system or organization.
  16. (Threatened) A type or species of living thing whose numbers are low because of pollution, habitat loss or overhunting. This living thing could begin to die out if it is not protected.
  17. (Threatened) Animals or plants that are in danger of extinction in a part of their range.
  18. (Threatened) Bleeding or cramping in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, indicating that the foetus is in jeopardy.
  19. (Threatened) Plants or animals that are considered as Endangered or Vulnerable in status, often due to loss of suitable habitat.
  20. (Threatened) Spotting or bleeding that occurs early in the pregnancy. May progress to spontaneous abortion.
  21. (Threatened) The term refers to taxa for which the potential for loss exists but for which there is insufficient data to determine whether they are endangered.
  22. (Threatened) This refers to all forms of threats at any time before a journalist was murdered.
  23. (Threatened) abortion: symptoms such as vaginal bleedings, with or without pain, which may end with a miscarriage or with continuation of a normal pregnancy.
  24. (threatened) will probably become endangered unless steps are taken to ensure survival (USFWS designation)