Minacity

minacious

[mi-ney-shuhs]
adjective
menacing; threatening.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin mināci- (stem of mināx) overhanging, threatening + -ous

minaciously, adverb
minaciousness, minacity [mi-nas-i-tee] , noun
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minacious (mɪˈneɪʃəs)
 
adj
threatening
 
[C17: from Latin minax, from minārī to threaten]
 
mi'naciously
 
adv
 
minacity
 
n

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