Word:

Threatening

Threat´en`ing
a. & n.1.a. & n. from Threaten, v.
Threatening letters
(Law) letters containing threats, especially those designed to extort money, or to obtain other property, by menaces; blackmailing letters.
Adj.1.threatening - threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a 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"
2.threatening - darkened by clouds; "a heavy sky"
Synonyms: lowering, sullen, heavy
about to be, abusive, alarming, already in sight, apocalyptic, at hand, bad, baleful, baneful, black, bludgeoning, blustering, bodeful, boding, brewing, browbeating, bulldozing, bullying, close, close at hand, coming, comminatory, critical, dangerous, dangersome, dark, denunciatory, dire, doomful, dreary, evil, evil-starred, explosive, fateful, fear-inspiring, foreboding, forthcoming, fraught with danger, future, gathering, gloomy, going to happen, hectoring, ill, ill-boding, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, immediate, impendent, in danger imminent, in prospect, in reserve, in store, in the cards, in the offing, in the wind, in view, inauspicious, instant, intimidating, jeopardous, looming, lowering, lurking, menacing, minacious, minatory, near, near at hand, nearing, of evil portent, ominous, on the horizon, parlous, periculous, perilous, portending, portentous, preparing, serious, somber, terroristic, terrorizing, that will be, threatful, to come, ugly, unfavorable, unfortunate, unlucky, unpromising, unpropitious, untoward, upcoming, waiting
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