verb (used with object), in·tim·i·dat·ed, in·tim·i·dat·ing.
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Nocera, 50, who owns a local auto repair shop, said that he was dropping off his son to vote, and that he didn’t intend to intimidate anyone.Pistols, a Hearse and Trucks Playing Chicken: Why Some Voters Felt Harassed and Intimidated at the Polls|by Adriana Gallardo, Maryam Jameel and Ryan McCarthy|December 4, 2020|ProPublica
Attention from Honolulu policeFacing pressure from the lawsuit, the Kealohas devised a countermeasure to intimidate and discredit Katherine’s uncle, Silvert said.A prosecutor and police chief were adored in their community. Then their scheme unraveled.|Kim Bellware|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
If the large sizes of typical slow cookers are intimidating for you, or if you’re mostly cooking for just one or two people, these mini cookers are a fabulous start so you don’t end up eating the same soup forever.
The illogic of such a suggestion, Mengedoht said, can get lost on someone who is scared and intimidated.Phony police officers scam $1.5 million from Maryland residents|Dan Morse|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
She and I conducted original research published earlier this year that examined nearly 2,500 tweets directed toward politicians across race, gender and party lines, analyzing for attempts to discredit, intimidate or shame.The Greatest Threat to Democracy Might Not Be What You Expect|Shaan Merchant|October 28, 2020|Ozy
The mother, Emily Kruse, was charged with obstructing justice and intimidating a witness.
Thanksgiving may be about family, but that comes with an intimidating collection of double-edged swords.
Eventually, Scott began stopping by the offices and intimidating editors into covering his music.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brienne of Tarth is back on the road—a far more worldly and intimidating figure than her hapless male squire, Podrick Payne.Game of Thrones’ Ep. 5 'First of His Name' Recap: An Ode to the Women of Westeros|Andrew Romano|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The group helped set the pattern Bloomberg is using to lend his intimidating campaign some moral heft.Money and Guns: How We Escape Our Existential Dread|James Poulos|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was something conclusive and intimidating about Ellen's look and tone.The Portion of Labor|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
I was on the point of saying this, but Schomberg's stare was intimidating.Falk|Joseph Conrad
She had dignity in spite of her whimsies, but he could not imagine her intimidating even a schoolgirl.Regiment of Women|Clemence Dane
All three started back a little as he drew near; there was something in his unwinking eyes which was intimidating.Jerome, A Poor Man|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
She sipped her drink and wished it was a little more serious and intimidating.Makers|Cory Doctorow