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Word: minatory

Definition: menacing; threatening


More Vocab Words

::: hoodwink - deceive; delude
::: bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
::: diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
::: entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
::: verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
::: gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
::: ambulatory - able to walk
::: beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset