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threat as in something that is a source of danger
  • "earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan"


  • menacesomething that is a source of danger; a threat or the act of threatening; pose a threat to; express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture; act in a threatening manner
threat as in a warning that something unpleasant is imminent
  • "they were under threat of arrest"
threat as in declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another
  • "his threat to kill me was quite explicit"
threat as in a person who inspires fear or dread
  • "he was the terror of the neighborhood"


  • terroran overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety ; a person who inspires fear or dread; a very troublesome child ; the use of extreme fear in order to coerce people (especially for political reasons)
  • scourgea whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor) ; something causing misery or death; a person who inspires fear or dread; punish severely; whip; cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly