Threatening in a sentence as an adjective

I stopped lying, I stopped calling people names, or threatening to blow them up.

A few months after I did, I got a very threatening letter and phone call saying I owed the charge plus penalties and interest.

Dr. Martin \n Luther King Jr., threatening to expose his extramarital\n affairs if he did not commit *******.\n\nHoooooly ****.

> Until that point, his only brush with the law was a temporary restraining order two years earlier.> "He started threatening me, saying that he would **** me.

Completely independent journalists, including many bloggers, have been threatening the status quo for some time.

Your story of spending $1200 on health care in three years could very well have been one of being completely bankrupted because you suffered a serious but not life-threatening injury.

The single best way to halt life-threatening hemorrhage in an extremity is a tourniquet, and the only thing that halts thorax hemorrhage is a surgeons finger.

To maintain a few perks, they will let the Tories destroy centuries of civilisation - the Vienna Convention is a cornerstone of international relations, and hence, of world peace; threatening it over a silly man is just irresponsible.

Ah, yes; how dare she be evicted for threatening to burn the building down, refusing to pay rent, refusing to attend court summons, complaining about her neighbors for having the temerity to turn on a sprinkler, and turning her home into a disgusting pit?

Silver presents a method of investigation that is not only epistemologically different from traditional punditry, but threatening to it, and their dislike is centered on the threat his method poses, not just its intellectual merits or misunderstanding thereof.

Threatening definitions


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"

See also: baleful forbidding menacing minacious minatory ominous sinister


darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"

See also: heavy lowering sullen