[ US /ˈθɹɛtənɪŋɫi, ˈθɹɛtnɪŋɫi/ ]
[ UK /θɹˈɛtənɪŋli/ ]
  1. in a menacing manner
    the voice at the other end of the line dropped menacingly
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How To Use threateningly In A Sentence

  • His voice was cool and Andreus raised the lash again threateningly, but was ordered to lower it.
  • The bright red stool that sat closest to the register and the threateningly sharp check spike was the least used.
  • Standing high on my pedals and growling threateningly, I launch into a tirade of woofs, barks, snarls and bow wow wows, praying that the Bulgarian dogs understand my Australian accent.
  • Executed in the same flat, almost naïve style, the stylus emerges from the right hand side almost threateningly, bearing down on the record.
  • The whip cracked threateningly.
  • Whereas metaphor or metonymy name substitutive patterns that underwrite an unthreateningly tautological and propositional definition of truth ( "truth is a trope" in the sense of Introduction
  • One of the two thickly muscled guards who had been duped by Simna stepped forward, holding his heavy sword threateningly out in front of him. Into the Thinking Kingdoms
  • She could sit at her windowsill for hours recalling the way Damien's eyes had shined so darkly and threateningly and beautifully.
  • He pursued me threateningly and when I saw his two friends coming up behind him I realised that I was in trouble.
  • The men greeted him with feet threateningly lifted for the kick, the dogs with bristling manes and bared fangs. BÂTARD
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