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intimidation

[ in-tim-i-dey-shuhn ]
/ ɪnˌtɪm ɪˈdeɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of inducing fear or awe:The true motive of most street harassment is intimidation.
the act or process of attempting to force or deter an action by inducing fear:She spoke passionately about the violence and intimidation suffered by African Americans in Mississippi seeking to register to vote.
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