- [noun] something that is a source of danger; "earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan"
- [noun] a warning that something unpleasant is imminent; "they were under threat of arrest"
- [noun] declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another; "his threat to kill me was quite explicit"
- [noun] a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood"
Synonyms: terror, scourge
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