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adjective as in frightened

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While a door may seem intimidating at first, it’s a surprisingly straightforward project.

O’Farrell is not intimidated by the presence of the Bard’s canon or the paucity of the historical record, and she makes no effort to lard her pages with intimations of his genius or cute allusions to his plays.

No event has crowds that inspire or intimidate players — even great ones — more than the roars and groans at the Masters, especially in Amen Corner.

Which is why it was so strikingly worrisome when local election managers had to call the police on a purported “voter protection” volunteer who they accused of intimidating and misleading voters.

From Ozy

It is illegal in all 50 states for citizens to loiter around polling places and intimidate voters, meaning the President was urging his supporters to commit a federal crime.

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I would have told them, ‘Do not get into a pattern in which you’re intimidated by these kinds of criminal attacks.

They also feel intimidated by all the technology that purveyors of conventional wisdom claim patients are demanding.

I have been fascinated by wine for many years and sometimes intimidated by wine.

Is it possible that Sclove felt pressured or intimidated in ways Kopin did not notice or understand?

Mendoza then approached Colombian contractors, but they were far too intimidated by the ever-present menace of Escobar.

The Sahoukar shrank back intimidated, and raising my voice I proceeded.

Nevertheless, there was a chance that by vigorous and sustained action the enemy might be not only impeded, but intimidated.

The old black mammy was lovable and affectionate, but she intimidated man with many a superstition.

This reasoning mollified the parent, besides Lin had a gleam in her eyes that intimidated him.

Spain has not made a treaty, but be not deceived nor intimidated, all is safe in that quarter.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intimidated, such as: browbeaten, bullied, cowed, daunted, terrified, and afraid.

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