That our Post-Puberty Dennis the menace appears to be lost in such deep slumber seems only understandable.
In fact, we should all be giving the question of how to address this menace some new and serious thought.
The music by David Porter is all menace, turning the drama into a psychological horror movie.
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.