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menace

(1) A threat of violence used to secure a contract. Such a contract can be set aside, just as a contract secured by duress. (2) A threat of violence to another, such as a trespasser. Some state statutes allow the use of force to protect one's home,but do not include the ability to menace another in order to protect one's home.

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SOME of Britain's top sports and pop stars get Menaced as they appear in today's Beano for Sport Relief.