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Definitions of threaten:
  • verb:   to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:"He threatened me when I tried to call the police"
  • verb:   to be a menacing indication of something:"The clouds threaten rain"
    Example: "Danger threatens"
  • verb:   pose a threat to; present a danger to

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See threaten used in context: 8 poetry verses, 11 Shakespeare works, 1 Bible passage, 14 definitions

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