One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a way that suggests the presence of danger; threateningly.‘a helicopter hovered menacingly overhead’‘the two men stood glaring menacingly at each other’
- ‘She stared up at him menacingly, her face ashen, her eyes narrowed to two black slits.’
- ‘The huge man had him pinned against the rail, forcing him to arch his back above the unsettled sea, where sharks circled menacingly.’
- ‘Someone who can act this menacingly makes you realize just how wasted he has been in his many comedy roles.’
- ‘Rising menacingly over the top of a nearby dune was nothing more than a partially furled beach umbrella in its stand.’
- ‘There's even a scene where a giant watermelon is menacingly thrust at an innocent bystander.’
- ‘Sure enough, four knights came through the bushes behind him, all glaring at me menacingly.’
- ‘With photographers snapping away, the hooded and camouflaged young men waved their guns menacingly at journalists.’
- ‘The dark purple irises flashed menacingly in the torchlight.’
- ‘The signal pulses menacingly, its rhythm quickly mutating.’
- ‘Its very existence is kept menacingly vague except when it is called in to reduce dangerously irrational cities to melted glass.’
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