THREAT


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AcronymDefinition
THREATThreat-Related Attrition System
THREATTargeting Homeland Security Resources Effectively Against Terrorism (Act)
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Pennifeather had struck him, and the fiendish expression which then arose upon his countenance, although momentary, assured me that his threat of vengeance would, if possible, be rigidly fulfilled.
When Michael, not entirely unwitting of the snub of the man's lack of interest, stirred restlessly with a threat to depart, he had flung at him gruffly:
Then putting my whip in my teeth, I stooped for a stone, and with that threat drove the creature away.
But his threat was recalled by the brothers Jackson and he was arrested on suspicion and a deputy sheriff put in charge of him at his home.
Larsan had threatened Darzac as he had threatened Mathilde--with the same weapon, and the same threats.
Your threats cannot move me to do an act of wickedness; but they confirm me in a determination of not creating you a companion in vice.
A threat was contained in this sentence, and Joan knew, without asking, what the threat was.
So terribly had the old hag played upon the girl's fears that she felt fully certain that the Baron was quite equal to his dire threat, and so she had again been casting about for some means of escape or delay.
You used a threat against me last night, Sir, a dreadful threat, Sir.
It occurred to me that I had made another blunder: I had sent the boy off to alarm his betters with a threat -- I intending to invent a calamity at my leisure; now the people who are the readiest and eagerest and willingest to swallow miracles are the very ones who are hungriest to see you perform them; suppose I should be called on for a sample?
Hunt, roused the ire of M'Lellan; who, calling to mind old grievances, began to look round for his rifle, as if he really intended to carry his threat into execution and shoot him on the spot; and it was with some difficulty that Mr.
I cannot make him the son of a cannibal chief, but"--and he paused as though to let the full meaning of his threat sink deep--"I can make the mother the wife of a cannibal, and that I shall do--after I have finished with her myself.