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min·a·to·ry

 (mĭn′ə-tôr′ē) also min·a·to·ri·al (mĭn′ə-tôr′ē-əl)
adj.
Of a menacing or threatening nature; minacious.

[French minatoire, from Late Latin minātōrius, from Latin minātus, past participle of minārī, to threaten; see minacious.]

min′a·to′ri·ly adv.

minatory

(ˈmɪnətərɪ; -trɪ) or

minatorial

adj
threatening or menacing
[C16: from Late Latin minātōrius, from Latin minārī to threaten]
ˈminatorily, ˌminaˈtorially adv

min•a•to•ry

(ˈmɪn əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj.
menacing; threatening.
[1525–35; < Late Latin minātōrius= Latin minā(rī) to threaten + -tōrius -tory1]
min`a•to′ri•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.minatory - threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developmentsminatory - threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"
alarming - frightening because of an awareness of danger

minatory

adjective
Expressing, indicating, or warning of an impending danger or misfortune:
Translations

minatory

[ˈmɪnətərɪ] ADJ (liter) → amenazador
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Jehangir inhabits what Chris Jenks calls "minatorial geographies" experienced by the flaneur as both an acknowledgement of the "ontology of the occupancy as an act of respect that honours the integrity of social sentiment that binds a community" (Jenks, 2005: 148), and is privy to the internal life of the subjects, as well as the innards of the city of New Delhi itself through the many arcades through which it shows itself.