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Research confirms that the “acting white” charge is a real problem that intimidates some black students.

Human suffering evokes compassion,” he wrote in 1984, “it also evokes respect, and in its own way it intimidates.

Mississippi Republican Roger Wicker asks Hagel to define what he meant by saying “the Jewish lobby” “intimidates” Washington.

Damascene gossip has it that Maher intimidates even his older brother, the president of Syria.

He does not inspire love, and his organizational advantage no longer intimidates.

He has represented that element in its most terrible agitation, with a fidelity that intimidates the beholder.

The Prince Woivode intimidates me less, although he is a man; he has gentle manners and seems to like me.

The revolution works in the same way: it kills individuals, and intimidates thousands.

The politician execrates it, the merchant despises it, it intimidates and baffles legions of bad painters.

And it is that which, above all, at once fascinates and intimidates us.


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intimidates, such as: dismay, dishearten, constrain, bully, subdue, and alarm.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.