minacity


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mi·na·cious

 (mĭ-nā′shəs)
adj.
Of a menacing or threatening nature; minatory.

[Latin mināx, mināc- (from minārī, to threaten, from minae, threats; see men- in Indo-European roots) + -ious.]

mi·na′cious·ly adv.
mi·na′cious·ness, mi·nac′i·ty (mĭ-năs′ĭ-tē) n.