Which parent in Central Park, young child in tow, has not been menaced out of his wits by speeding bicyclists?
When a tribe was menaced with an attack, war-parties were formed to meet it in much the same manner.
She he loved was sad, was poor, was menaced by many ills; then she needed a champion.
They treated him with a pale, dignified, high-minded respect that menaced his pocket-book and possessions.
The danger that menaced them was certainly great to make this step necessary.
Washington was not menaced again, and the Sixth Corps was sent back to Petersburg to resume its place in the line of investment.
She told them how Harby was menaced; she told them what she meant to do.
During these years Ferdinand had also been menaced by the secret or open hostility of France.
He advises an inquirer what to do when menaced by religious persecutions.
As we were making our way an immense painter so menaced us that we were forced to fire our guns to dispatch him.
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.