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Synonyms of menace in English:


  • 1 an atmosphere full of menace
    threat, ominousness, intimidation, warning, ill-omen
  • 2 it's a menace to British society
    jeopardy, source of apprehension/dread/fright/fear/terror
  • 3 the child next door is a menace
    nuisance, pest, source of annoyance, annoyance, plague, torment, troublemaker, mischief-maker, a thorn in someone's side/flesh
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  • 1 serious bush fires menaced the suburbs of Sydney
    threaten, be a danger to, put at risk, jeopardize, imperil, loom over
  • 2 she menaced me with a fire extinguisher
    bully, intimidate, issue threats to, threaten, frighten, scare, alarm, terrify;
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    menace, threaten, intimidate

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