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Usage examples for threatening

  1. But as Mr. Larkyns advanced towards him in a threatening attitude, he managed to gasp out: " Why, Charles Larkyns, don't you remember me, Verdant Green?" – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  2. So saying he jerked the clothes clear off the cot, threatening Cameron with the tub. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  3. It may have been a threatening note. – The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt
  4. The ceremony over, Nitetis embraced Kassandane and Atossa, and drew a long, deep breath, as if delivered from some threatening danger. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  5. Stand by and let me go, or- he raised his stick with a threatening gesture, but at that I could afford to smile. – In Direst Peril by David Christie Murray
  6. He always grinned, but his eye was threatening. – In Happy Valley by John Fox
  7. They might be savages creeping upon us, or great birds resting, or any silent, threatening creature of the darkness. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  8. She turned to Tatham, her little body shaking, and her face threatening tears. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  9. Then Mark spotted two others who had made threatening noises and collected five hundred from each, and from another who expressed doubt that he was really hurt, Mark got a thousand points. – You Too Can Be A Millionaire by Noel Miller Loomis
  10. Never mind threatening me: I'm not afraid of you. – Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  11. Are you threatening to cut me off? – We Three by Gouverneur Morris
  12. His aspect was fierce and threatening. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  13. The attitude of the burglar was threatening, his big bony hands clutched the door frame of the cab, and his shoulders were rounded doggedly. – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  14. He cast a threatening glance at Ashton, and went out like a shot. – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  15. He'd done a lot of threatening lately. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  16. We worked rapidly, for another storm had been threatening all the morning. – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
  17. Some had come for themselves, driving them up to the waggons, threatening them. – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  18. If it had been any other man threatening you, I believe I should have killed him! – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
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