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threatening remark

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an expression of the intent to hurt or punish another

an indication of impending danger or harm

one regarded as an imminent danger

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something that is a source of danger

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a warning that something unpleasant is imminent

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declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another

a person who inspires fear or dread

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Peter of Colfax entertained no doubt but that his fair prisoner would carry out her threat and so he set his men to work with cold chisels, axes and saws upon the huge door.
He was frighted even to the marrow, and was minded to give order for your instant enlargement, and that you be clothed in fine raiment and lodged as befitted one so great; but then came Merlin and spoiled all; for he persuaded the king that you are mad, and know not whereof you speak; and said your threat is but foolish- ness and idle vaporing.
It was resolved, therefore, to keep a sharp look- out upon his movements; and M'Lellan swore that if he saw the least sign of treachery on his part, he would instantly put his old threat into execution.
I searched him without a qualm, but threats of annihilation instead, and found him unarmed but for that very knife which Rattray had induced me to hand over to him in town.
Hers was the only church against which no threats were implied in the Revelations, and the only one which survived.
The FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit-1 (BAU-1) of the Critical Incident Response Group is a component of the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime at the FBI Academy and focuses its efforts on counterterrorism, threat assessment, and other forensic linguistics services.
The Secure Internet Interface also provides a comprehensive view of the threat landscape as well as the Symantec ThreatCon, which provides insight into the current threat state of the Internet.
The first step in responding to such a threat is to make sure that the storage system does not become a source of infection that is being passed back to the client, Implementing antivirus dramatically reduces the risk to the contents of the storage device.
The brain shows particular sensitivity to facial expressions that convey ambiguous threats rather than clear ones, according to a new brain-imaging investigation.
Because the thoughts of susceptibility and severity tend to arouse fear and anxiety, health risk messages hold the potential to engender adverse reactions in which individuals defensively deny the health threat or engage in more risky behavior (i.
The court held that school officials' act of expelling the student was a reasonable response to a bomb threat, especially considering the student's previous delinquent acts.
The tens of thousands of employees who work at the studios were warned via memo and internal e-mail of the threat.
Modern threat simulators include the enhanced Sierra Research (Buffalo.
Along with the launch of the new research website, Threat Expert will be represented at the VB 2007 Conference by two of its chief security researchers, Kurt Baumgartner and Sergei Shevchenko, who will be presenting on the challenges and solutions to dealing with next generation malware, termed "Malware 2.
After an arrest for stalking, however, law enforcement must confront the challenge of proving the threat potential of the individual.