Sadness threatened to overwhelm him.
She threatened to scratch my eyes out if I touched her.
She was his only relief, and the visions threatened to consume her.
Humans should not feel threatened in any way by this, and yet it still makes some people defensive and uncomfortable.
If he had simply ignored her, she might have been able to get her emotions under control, but now a sob threatened so convincingly that she was afraid to breathe.
Has he threatened you?
I think I was just threatened, but I'm not sure why.
Carmen, if you ever feel threatened by him, get away from him as fast as you can – imagined or not.
If one of us is threatened, we can't give up the others if we don't know where they went.
There was firmness in his tone that threatened to pull her happiness down a notch.
When she came back, they felt threatened, so they hadn't even thought of her reasons.
Her raw sweetness threatened his resolve to keep his distance.
As a mark of the commander-in-chief's special favor he was sent with the news of this victory to the Austrian court, now no longer at Vienna (which was threatened by the French) but at Brunn.
The pain threatened to cripple him again.
He Traveled to them, wanting to blow off some of the emotional build-up and kill those that threatened everyone around him.
A long time ago, there was a battle so horrible it threatened to destroy the whole universe.
A look of incredulity crossed her features, and he doubted any army-type had ever threatened one of the elite class member forces.
In spite of her resolve to purge the fear from the living room, it increased until it threatened to take over the entire house.
Her voice, so soft it skimmed his skin, threatened to ensnare him.
If she had felt the least bit threatened, it would have been easy enough to jump out of the truck.
Her lip quivered and a sob threatened to choke off her voice.
Grief threatened to consume them, and there would be no reprieve from their anguish.
She threatened to reveal the secret of his gem to his enemies, a secret recently spilled.
She'd never experienced yearning like this, so strong it threatened to consume her.
But I'd only kill things that threatened those who couldn't protect themselves.
Tears of fury threatened to spill, but she could not, would not let Sirian see her weakness!
If Carmen hadn't felt so threatened by him, she would have asked him to ride up to the mountain with her.
He wondered what Jonny threatened to do to the teens, if she failed to do his bidding.
Again in the Netherlands, he made a treaty with Francis II., duke of Brittany, whose independence was threatened by the French regent, Anne of Beaujeu, and the struggle with France was soon renewed.
"Why, they are driving us toward the Black Pit, into which they threatened to cast us," replied the kitten.
He carefully worked the ATV down a steep washed out trail that threatened to overturn the vehicle several times.
He believes he's hurting our marriage, threatened to move back to California and tank the whole business.
Her eyes swirled with arousal, and her parted, plump lips threatened his resolve.
It was how he walked easily among all the others, never threatened and routinely confided in.
Darian had never felt threatened around her, even with his desire to find some reason to write her off as another Claire.
The monster stirred when she was threatened, but had never awoken completely before.
I threatened him with a pitch fork and told him to get out and not come back.
Jessi waited to see if she'd wake up instead of standing in the hallway, being threatened by a kid a little older than Brandon.
She didn't feel threatened around Xander like she had around Jonny.
When Henry, however, came into conflict with Robert of Naples, Clement supported Robert and threatened the emperor with ban and interdict.
He failed to recognize the pressing need of reform within the church and the tremendous dangers which threatened the papal monarchy; and he unpardonably neglected the spiritual needs of the time.
For affixing the great seal to this declaration he was threatened with impeachment by the Commons.
The fact that the kings were often absent from England, and that the justiciarship was held by great nobles or churchmen, made this office of an importance which at times threatened to overshadow that of the Crown.
One party threatened to return to Romanism; another threatened to sacrifice the independence of Geneva and submit to Berne.
They all gazed with the same dissatisfied and inquiring expression at this stout man in a white hat, who for some unknown reason threatened to trample them under his horse's hoofs.
They threatened and questioned him, but he stuck to that: 'I made it up myself.'
And to avoid being imprisoned for the remainder, as the creditors threatened, he re-entered the government service.
What business was it of mine when I married and was so deep in debt that I was threatened with prison, and had a mother who could not see or understand it?
This is off the record but someone else thought to be a possible lead to the tipster was threatened recently.
Jackson hunted him down, beat him mercilessly, and then threatened to stake him if he ever went near Sarah again.
When excitement threatened to rob her of reason, she slid her hands to his chest and gently pushed him away.
McClellan's forces gained possession of the greater part of the territory in the summer of 1861, and Union control was never seriously threatened, in spite of Lee's attempt in the same year.
Anna Pavlovna threatened him on behalf of "our dear Vyazmitinov," and in her eyes, which, for an instant, glanced at Pierre, Prince Vasili read a congratulation on his future son-in-law and on his daughter's happiness.
The case, as represented by the offended parties, was that, after seizing the transports, Major Denisov, being drunk, went to the chief quartermaster and without any provocation called him a thief, threatened to strike him, and on being led out had rushed into the office and given two officials a thrashing, and dislocated the arm of one of them.
He first implored her to forgive him and Sonya and consent to their marriage, then he threatened that if she molested Sonya he would at once marry her secretly.
Tears threatened and she tried to swallow a lump in her throat.
She didn't miss the look of relief that crossed Pierre's face and suspected he'd been threatened with a reassignment for shooting her.
She had shot a few rabbits with it, and once a skunk that threatened the chickens.
Anaxagoras was threatened with a law against atheists, and felt compelled to leave Athens.