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Negative ConnotationPlay
The word 'menace' carries a negative meaning, implying trouble or irritation. SlideThat noisy dog next door is a real menace.
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Not Physical OnlyPlay
'Menace' is used for non-physical threats, like a policy that harms society. SlideThe new law is a menace to our personal freedoms.
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Emotionally ChargedPlay
Using 'menace' suggests strong feelings about the harm or annoyance caused. SlideHe felt the rising pollution was a menace to the city's charm.