The newspaper, when television first became a threat 15 or 20 years ago, went exactly the wrong direction, most of them.
I hate to see 20% of Israel living under the threat of missiles.
Now, we talk about reducing the stigma of this disease—yet we've treated a visitor living with it as a threat.
Compared to the high-order explosives he witnessed in the Army, dry ice bombs are barely a threat.
But I also know that giving oneself up entirely to current events is a threat to the spirit.
The voice in which he made this threat was gruff and aggressive.
And you forget that—that devil—suppose she's as good as her threat?
Snyder evidently construed this to be a threat, and with an oath replied, "We will settle it now."
He did not seem particularly alarmed at her threat—or, perhaps, he did not care.
The tone in which I uttered the last words indicated a purpose to carry out my threat.
Old English þreat "crowd, troop," also "oppression, menace," related to þreotan "to trouble, weary," from Proto-Germanic *threutanan (cf. German verdrießen "to vex"), from PIE *trud- "push, press" (cf. Latin trudere "to press, thrust," Old Church Slavonic trudu "oppression," Middle Irish trott "quarrel, conflict," M.Welsh cythrud "torture, torment, afflict"). Sense of "conditional declaration of hostile intention" was in Old English.