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Ruffling of the abdominal feathers emphasizes their yellow color and seemingly heightens the intimidatory effect.

They might have been a brace of Irish Members for all their intimidatory effect on my illustrious companion.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from Medieval Latin intimidatus, past participle of intimidare "to frighten, intimidate," from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + timidus "fearful" (see timid). Related: Intimidated; intimidating.

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