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Definition of "menaces" []

  • To threaten with violence, danger, etc (verb)
  • A threat or the act of threatening (noun)
  • Something menacing; a source of danger (noun)
  • A nuisance (noun)
  • Plural form of menace. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of menace. (verb)

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Use "menaces" in a sentence
  • "One party in which I participated was, or rather played, a group of irregulars in the service of a baron whose domain was beset by ogres, pirates, and assorted menaces from the omnium gatherum of the Monster Manual."
  • "They didn't have to contend with the twin menaces of rising inflation and high taxes as we know them, but then neither were they witnesses to the kind of accelerating economic development, mass prosperity and rapidly rising living standards which have been characteristic of the past two decades."
  • "In terms section 21 of the Theft Act 1968, provides that a person is guilty of blackmail if, with a view to gain for himself or another or with intent to cause loss to another, he makes any unwarranted demand with menaces; and for this purpose a demand Ð with menaces is unwarranted unless the person making it Ð do so in the belief Ð that he has reasonable grounds for making the demand, and that the use of the menaces is a proper means of reinforcing the demand."
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