Root Word of the Day: MINACIOUS

minacious (adj) – of a threatening or menacing character
BREAKDOWN: MIN- (threaten) + -ACIOUS (inclined to)
minatory means threatening or menacing


This word is built on the root MIN-, which means to threaten, project, or hang over.
Common MIN- words include menace and prominent.
More esoteric MIN- words include commination and minatory.

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