As menacing as those automatic rifles were, I felt the Somalis were bluffing.
In this complicated struggle, the stakes have been upped as weapons have made a menacing appearance.
By the time the food chain is established, only Pi and the menacing tiger remain.
The split second break in that menacing circle saved my life.
Tyson was always seen as a menacing, violent, fascinating creature thanks to his devastating power in the ring.
One or two of the dogs awoke and ran at him with a menacing air.
But the threat offered by the northern shore did not seem to be so menacing.
"Surrender Doa Clara to me," he said, in a low and menacing voice.
He made a menacing gesture; but, to his surprise, Richard did not shrink.
Ulysses drew his great sword, and held it over her with menacing eyes.
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.