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synonyms for intimidation

  • coercion
  • frightening
  • cowing
  • daunting
  • demoralizing
  • scare tactics
  • threatening
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How to use intimidation in a sentence

Efforts to delegitimize voting by mail, threats to intimidate voters at polling places, and other insidious forms of voter suppression have all challenged the integrity of the electoral process.
MORE CEOS MUST STAND UP TO PROTECT OUR DEMOCRACYMATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
That perception itself could be enough to intimidate voters and lower turnout for groups who believe they’d be targeted.
EXPLAINER: WHAT “POLL WATCHING” REALLY MEANSBOBBIE JOHNSONOCTOBER 8, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The social network said it plans to clamp down further on posts aimed at intimidating voters.
FACEBOOK TIGHTENS RULES ON POLITICAL POSTS AND ADS AS THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION NEARSDANIELLE ABRILOCTOBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
Four former eBay employees will admit to conspiracy to commit cyberstalking in an elaborate scheme to intimidate a blogger critical of the company.
FOUR EX-EBAY EMPLOYEES TO ADMIT GUILT IN CYBERSTALKING PLOTVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
You may have heard they can’t be cleaned with soap—but don’t be intimidated.
METAL SCRUBBERS TO KEEP YOUR CAST IRON SKILLET IN PRISTINE CONDITIONPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 23, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
He repudiated his oath at Carlisle as extorted by force and intimidation, and professed a compelling sense of patriotism.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
She had a faint hope that the room might intimidate this Western girl, but instead of intimidation there was exultation.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
It was then contrary to my orders,” Captain Dronestein declared, “and in any case it was not intended for intimidation.
MYSTERIOUS MR. SABINE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Crook, who believed in intimidation, advised them to yell and cheer as much as possible.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
In the Philadelphia tailors' case, the journeymen were convicted on the charge of intimidation.
A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO INTIMIDATION

  • bullying
  • constraint
  • duress
  • force
  • intimidation
  • menace
  • menacing
  • persuasion
  • restraint
  • strong-arm tactic
  • threat
  • threatening
  • violence
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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