Roget category 9096. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.3. Sympathetic affections
›› 6.3.2. Diffusive sympathetic affections
defy etc. 715 — intimidate etc. 860 — keep in terrorem [Lat.], hold up in terrorem [Lat.], hold out in terrorem [Lat.] — shake the fist at, double the fist at, clinch the fist at — thunder, talk big, fulminate, use big words, bluster, look daggers, stare daggers.
in terrorem [Lat.] —
under the ban.
vae victis! [Lat.],
at your peril!,
do your worst!,
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