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  Definition of threat
  1. declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another; "his threat to kill me was quite explicit"
  2. a warning that something unpleasant is imminent; "they were under threat of arrest"
  3. a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood"
  4. something that is a source of danger; "earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan"
Similar Words: terror, scourge, menace

 

Hyponyms: commination, menace, yellow peril

 

Derivational Morphology: endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril

 

Anagrams: heater, hearth, aether, Aether, Hertha, hatter, reheat, rather

 

 
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