Synonyms for Threatens:
endangers, Risks, menaces, imperils, jeopardizes.
sets on edge, harrows, terrifies, rattles, agitates, unnerves, Panics, petrifies, haunts, horrifies, disturbs.
bulldozes, harasses, Bullies, intimidates, forewarns, forebodes, scares, frightens, admonishes, torments, warns, hints, browbeats.
advises, alerts, alarms, cautions.
Usage examples for threatens
In view of the high and responsible duties which we owe to ourselves and to mankind, I trust you may be able at your present session to approach the adjustment of the only domestic question which seriously threatens or probably ever can threaten, to disturb the harmony and successful operations of our system. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various