it threateningly

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  • With a cry she seized it and raised it threateningly over her head. Cited from The Girl of the Golden West, by David Belasco
  • He took a heavy paperweight and lifted it threateningly, but at once put it back in its place. Cited from War and Peace, by by Leo Tolstoy/Tolstoi
  • He stopped -- looked up and saw me watching him -- raised his hand -- and shook it threateningly in the air. Cited from Basil, by Wilkie Collins
  • "You are not!" he yelled, but she had her whip in her hand and she raised it threateningly. Cited from Dorothy Dale's Camping Days, by Margaret Penrose
  • In the madness of his passion, he stretched out his right hand as he answered, and shook it threateningly in the air. Cited from Armadale, by Wilkie Collins
  • The leader carried a leaden weight at the end of a piece of cord, and swung it threateningly round her head. Cited from Mary Slessor of Calabar, by W. P. Livingstone
  • They were in deep conversation in which many threats occurred, for the Mayor several times held up his finger and waved it threateningly in the air. Cited from Erick and Sally, by Johanna Spyri
  • The heavy face was black with baffled rage, and Lon raised his fist and shook it threateningly. Cited from From the Valley of the Missing, by Grace Miller White
  • Then he jumped up, seized him by the throat, and snatching a small axe from the bench, flourished it threateningly over his head. Cited from The Life of Jesus Christ for the Young, Vol. 3, by Richard Newton
  • Arnfinn, after a minute's silence, repeated his remark, whereupon his fair cousin wrenched his cane out of his hand, and held it threateningly over his head. Cited from Tales From Two Hemispheres, Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  • With an exclamation of rage and anger, Antoine drew his hunting knife from its sheath and lifted it threateningly. Cited from Boy Scouts in Northern Wilds, by Archibald Lee Fletcher
  • He shook his fist at them, picked up a birch billet, which was a part of the wrecking-gear, and swung it threateningly. Cited from The Harbor Master, by Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • Janice caught the whip from its socket and raised it threateningly, just as another officer from a newly arrived company came spurring up and, without warning, began to strike right and left with the flat of his sword. Cited from Janice Meredith, by Paul Leicester Ford
  • Val raised a stone and poised it threateningly. Cited from Lonesome Land, by B. M. Bower
  • Peter picked up a stick and shook it threateningly, whereat Bub smiled and walked to the rear of the garage where an iron plug appeared just above the surface of the ground. Cited from Mary Louise, by Edith van Dyne
  • Discovering that I was a stranger, he lifted a thick cudgel that he carried with him, shook it threateningly, and called to me in his own language (as I gathered by his actions) to stand back. Cited from The Two Destinies, by Wilkie Collins
  • He hobbled about in a circle, smiting the ground with his cane, alternately brandishing it threateningly in the air over the head of the unflinching Phil. Cited from TCB On The Flying Rings, by Edg. Darlington
  • Within the cabin the immediate entrance to the cave is securely closed, and in order that the door may not be forced from its fastenings by the roaring wind which shakes it threateningly, it opens in, instead of out. Cited from Cave Regions of the Ozarks and Black Hills, by Luella Agnes Owen
  • "He deserves to be scragged, the beast!" went on the General, as with one sharp turn of the wrist he threw the guard off, and sent him flying nearly across the room, where, being free at last, the Frenchman drew his sword and brandished it threateningly -- from a distance. Cited from The Rome Express, by Arthur Griffiths
  • Mrs. Dankshire, who had been growing red and redder as the paper advanced, who had conferred in alarmed whispers with Mrs. Ree, and Miss Massing, who had even been seen to extend her hand to the gavel and finger it threateningly, now rose, somewhat precipitately, and came forward. Cited from What Diantha Did, Charlotte Perkins Gilman