drohen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German drouwen.

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drohen (third-person singular simple present droht, past tense drohte, past participle gedroht, auxiliary haben)

  1. to threaten
    • 1931, Arthur Schnitzler, Flucht in die Finsternis, S. Fischer Verlag, page 125:
      Niemand konnte ihn hier vermuten, er hatte das Gefühl vollkommener Sicherheit, von keiner Seite drohte irgendwelche Gefahr.
      Nobody could suppose him to be here, he had the feeling of complete security, from no side did any danger threaten him.

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