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Synonyms for menace

Noun

1. menace, threat, danger
usage: something that is a source of danger; "earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan"
2. menace, threat
usage: a threat or the act of threatening; "he spoke with desperate menace"

Verb

1. endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril, exist, be
usage: pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"
2. menace, express, show, evince
usage: express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture; "he menaced the bank manager with a stick"
3. menace, act, behave, do
usage: act in a threatening manner; "A menacing person"
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