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#204085 - 01/06/12 11:23 AM Depicting something as dangerous
Deaccession Offline
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Looking for a word that means depicting something as dangerous, perhaps more than is warranted.

Help is much appreciated!

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#204086 - 01/06/12 02:29 PM Re: Depicting something as dangerous [Re: Deaccession]
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May I add my question to yours? What is more dangerous, dangerous or perilous?

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#204087 - 01/06/12 02:36 PM Re: Depicting something as dangerous [Re: BranShea]
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Sure, good question!

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#204089 - 01/06/12 08:20 PM Re: Depicting something as dangerous [Re: Deaccession]
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Vilify? If this isn't the word you're looking for, it's a good place to start in a thesaurus.

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#204093 - 01/07/12 12:29 AM Re: Depicting something as dangerous [Re: Jackie]
Candy Offline
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Threat ?

But I dont think thats enough...I'll think on it some more.

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#204095 - 01/07/12 05:45 AM Re: Depicting something as dangerous [Re: Deaccession]
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Aspersing? Calumniating?

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#204097 - 01/07/12 06:05 AM Re: Depicting something as dangerous [Re: Deaccession]
Candy Offline
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I dont think they are it Peter....something false about those words!

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#204100 - 01/07/12 06:20 AM Re: Depicting something as dangerous [Re: Deaccession]
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I was thinking 'foreboding' or 'apocalyptic' but I'm not convinced yet...

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#204103 - 01/07/12 01:53 PM Re: Depicting something as dangerous [Re: Candy]
BranShea Offline
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I propose damgerous mad as searching for one word that covers "extremely dangerous" doesn't give any result.

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#204104 - 01/07/12 05:15 PM Re: Depicting something as dangerous [Re: Deaccession]
Rhubarb Commando Offline
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Originally Posted By: Deaccession
Looking for a word that means depicting something as dangerous, perhaps more than is warranted.

Help is much appreciated!


How about "foreboding"? or possibly. "menacing"?

E.g., "The poster on the wall had a foreboding image" or, "The note I received was menacing in the extreme."
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