Unbridled nationalism is a menace; it leads to trade wars and, all too often, real wars.
That our Post-Puberty Dennis the menace appears to be lost in such deep slumber seems only understandable.
Gardner writes about the menace that lurks beneath the surface of her villains with an intensity that would make Ted Bundy blush.
In fact, we should all be giving the question of how to address this menace some new and serious thought.
Who could be so dangerous and such a menace, that she should be allowed this special exemption?
There he sits all day long—a menace to the public health, and an object of disgust.
The special interest of the campaign centered in the menace of disunion.
The gaily-lighted windows mocked me with their glitter, and the darkened ones had a menace in their black indifference.
There was no menace in his action, and the mate did not interfere.
He was so plainly the cheap sport bully that there could have been nothing but a menace in his personality.
c.1300, "declaration of hostile intent," also "act of threatening," from Old French menace "menace, threat" (9c.), from Vulgar Latin minacia "threat, menace" (also source of Spanish amenaza, Italian minaccia), singular of Latin minaciæ "threatening things," from minax (genitive minacis) "threatening," from minari "threaten, jut, project," from minæ "threats, projecting points," from PIE root *men- (2) "to project." Applied to persons from 1936.