menacing


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Synonyms for menacing

Synonyms for menacing

threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

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Many of Hatoum's most menacing works also have a chilly elegance, but in these she goes further, asking what might be implied by outwardly limited formal structures.
Animal-control officers have begun compiling a countywide database on homes with dogs that are reported as menacing but that have not attacked anyone, such as a large dog that charges aggressively against a fence whenever anyone passes by, Mayeda said.
In the absence of predators, the guppy lineages from the menacing steams didn't tend to die early, he and his colleagues report in the Oct.
Memo to younger readers: Compared with Chris Columbus' rubbery, cartoonish troll in the lavatory, Peter Jackson's s menacing cave troll really kicks
As Molly Ivins suggests in her column this month, the Bush Presidency would be laughable were it not so menacing.
The obstacle in their path is a storm (the female corps de ballet in black tights, tutus, and hats with menacing snowflakes).
The Ohio statute heightens the offenses of menacing, aggravated menacing, criminal damaging or endangering, and telephone harassment if these crimes are committed "by reason of race, color, religion, or national origin of a person or group of persons.
The bonus fifth episode, "A Terrifying Round with a Menacing Clown," is also included.
If the imagery of Goya and, less impressively, Victorian fairy painters like John Anster Fitzgerald looms large in the relatively transparent Ideas of Solution, 2005, with its discernible trio of menacing sprites scampering around the head of a recumbent but open-eyed figure, it manifests a malevolence now stripped of moral underpinning.
Hicks said that while LAPD officers may have appeared more menacing in their dark blue or black riot gear than did Philadelphia officers, who wore shorts and kibitzed with demonstrators, he was more concerned with their behavior.
Sexy, somnambulant, menacing, and menaced, the "by proxy" girls derive from a very long line of female adolescents, from the ravished maidens of Edvard Munch to the naughty dolls of Henry Darger.
He stands around looking menacing in a few scenes, then gets killed.
At the film's close, as a car speeds across the Golden Gate Bridge, this most menacing of all Rolling Stones songs comes on.
on whom the fate of Earth turns as a menacing (though goofy-looking) race of aliens tries a surprise attack.
Rather than making her point with size and scale, she used a concentrated field of paintings and the back wall of the lobby to evoke the menacing consequences of seemingly isolated actions and incidents.