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- adv. In a menacing manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a threatening manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a menacing or threatening manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a menacing manner
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Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Colombia) - because this book has been eyeing me menacingly from the shelf for months now, and I know that I have absolutely no excuse for not having read it yet.
What becomes clear, however, is that the zest for using such "extraordinary" means arises from the fact that the to-be-tortured are not "our kind of people," being Muslim or some other sort that is characterized as menacingly or demonically evil.
Only Kirkcaldy held up his sword menacingly to keep them at bay.
Otik moved to block her exit, but Elga swung the stolen sword menacingly in the doorway.
Cyril said, taking a step towards him with his sword menacingly raised.
"Hard" is a word that menacingly recurs in descriptions of Mr Putin.
Unlike most of the others, the video for "Father Figure" has an elusive sort of storyline, with Michael as a taxi cab driver who either stalks or romances a super model he gives a lift to one night. it doesn't end well, with Michael staring her down menacingly or helplessly while she struts herself onstage.
But behind the gestures of sympathy, the invitations, the awards, the grants, and the aid, there often appeared to be a kind of unspoken condition that this might all go away if Tibetans raised the issue or the "core issue" as the PRC menacingly calls it of Tibetan independence.
I find it troubling that the American public would be given this Breaking News piece that dangles menacingly over our heads when we are helpless to respond protectively.
Ryan, her mother, Heather, 39, and a man in his 20s shouted from a prepared script until their words were drowned out by the crowd of about 750, some of whom menacingly surrounded the protesters and then hustled them out.