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Present participle for to intimidate, especially by daunting the spirits or courage of
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“Two or three drunken hoodlums were taunting the supposedly dying Stevens, trying to cow him by pointing their pistols at his head.”
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Present participle for to diminish the confidence or courage of
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Present participle for to persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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Present participle for to cause to feel alarm or fright
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Present participle for to punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc)
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Present participle for to destroy, weaken or work against
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Present participle for to disconcert someone with an unblinking face-to-face confrontation
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Present participle for forcibly put an end to
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Present participle for to make less powerful or intense, thereby easier to control
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Present participle for to annoy or irritate
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Present participle for talk in a loud, aggressive, or indignant way with little effect
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The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats
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The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
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Adjective
Defiantly aggressive or bad-tempered
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