Wiktionary.org : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Use "comminatory" in a sentence
"I detected something comminatory in his yellow, emaciated countenance, but I believe now he was simply startled by my youth."
"On the 25th the German Ambassador proceeds to the Quai d'Orsay, to notify in comminatory terms that Berlin sides with Vienna; panic in the different Bourses; recall of the Austrian Ambassador from Belgrade, notwithstanding the almost complete acceptance of the draconian conditions he presented twenty-four hours before."
"At first Mrs. Greyne contented herself with daily letters, but latterly she had resorted to wires, explanatory, condemnatory, hortatory, and even comminatory."