Threatening Threat"en*ing, a. & n. from {Threaten}, v. -- {Threat"en*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Threatening letters} (Law), letters containing threats, especially those designed to extort money, or to obtain other property, by menaces; blackmailing letters. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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