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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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Ask screening questions designed to uncover past or present mental illness, suicide threat or mental disabilities.
He then made the suicide threat, saying: 'Do you want my two children to be left without a father?
When Alka repeated her suicide threat before station house officer Vinod Kumar, the police called Akash.
She took it as a suicide threat and had me locked up in a cell with CCTV.
He spoke of one 24hour period in which there was a hostage situation, two rapes, a serious stabbing, a shooting, a petrol bomb attack, a public suicide threat and vandalism of 150 Muslim graves.
A PRISONER being monitored as a suicide threat has been found hanged at a jail which has seen three inmates kill themselves in the past 12 months.
But the officer who arrested Michael Stephens told the hearing at Flint that he considered the suicide threat was merely ``emotional blackmail'' to try to get his girlfriend to drop an allegation of assault against him.
The fighters - believed to be of Saudi origin - have enough weapons to wipe out other patients and medical staff if they carry out their suicide threat.
Jamie, 14, said she became involved in the program after one of her friends came to her with a suicide threat.
But Aitken's teenage son told him he was "needed" and the suicide threat was averted.
She overdosed on painkillers hours later in front of her daughter and was taken to a psychiatric ward after a suicide threat she later termed a joke.
Multiple sclerosis sufferer Biz Ivol had made the suicide threat as a final protest in her fight to have the drug legalised.
MY prediction that child murderer Ian Huntley would not carry out his suicide threat has turned out to be correct.