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English adjective: threatening

1. threatening threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments


SamplesA 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.


Synonymsbaleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister


Similaralarming


Antonymsunalarming

2. threatening darkened by clouds


SamplesA heavy sky.


Synonymsheavy, lowering, sullen


Similarcloudy


Antonymsclear









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