menacingly

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Etymology[edit]

menacing +‎ -ly

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menacingly (comparative more menacingly, superlative most menacingly)

  1. In a menacing manner.
    • 1902, Barbara Baynton, Sally Krimmer; Alan Lawson, editors, Bush Studies (Portable Australian Authors: Barbara Baynton), St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, published 1980, page 19:
      Food, more and better, was placed near her - but, dumb and motionless, she lay with her face turned to the wall, and her dog growled menacingly at the stranger.

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