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synonyms for terrorize

  • alarm
  • bludgeon
  • bully
  • coerce
  • frighten
  • horrify
  • intimidate
  • menace
  • oppress
  • scare
  • shock
  • terrify
  • appall
  • awe
  • browbeat
  • bulldoze
  • cow
  • dismay
  • dragoon
  • fright
  • hector
  • petrify
  • spook
  • startle
  • strong-arm
  • scare to death
  • strike terror into
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antonyms for terrorize

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  • aid
  • assist
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • gladden
  • help
  • leave alone
  • make happy
  • please
  • reassure
  • soothe
  • encourage
  • expect
  • assuage
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How to use terrorize in a sentence

Then former intern Bella Ross and I found that the vast majority of tickets went unpaid and unaddressed, yet their existence could later terrorize low-income people who received them.
TERRIBLE YEAR, GREAT DISCOVERIES: OUR FAVORITE STORIES OF 2020RANDY DOTINGADECEMBER 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Using such flawed data to train new systems embeds the police department’s documented misconduct in the algorithm and perpetuates practices already known to be terrorizing those most vulnerable to that abuse.
HOW OUR DATA ENCODES SYSTEMATIC RACISMAMY NORDRUMDECEMBER 10, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Faulconer made homelessness his top priority nearly four years into his tenure after a deadly hepatitis A outbreak terrorized San Diego’s homeless population, dramatically increasing both service offerings and police force to address the problem.
FAULCONER HOPES HIS ACTION ON HOMELESSNESS WILL OVERSHADOW HIS FAILURELISA HALVERSTADTDECEMBER 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Two more former eBay employees have admitted to their roles in a campaign to terrorize a Massachusetts couple with threatening social media messages and disturbing deliveries of things like live spiders sent to their home.
2 MORE EX-EBAY EMPLOYEES ADMIT TO ROLES IN HARASSMENT SCHEMEVERNE KOPYTOFFOCTOBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
The 12th overall pick in the 2019 draft didn’t join the Storm until this year, but her size and skill at both ends of the floor have been terrorizing opposing second teams.
WHICH PLAYERS HAVE A SHOT AT BECOMING WNBA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR?HOWARD MEGDALSEPTEMBER 11, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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