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Adjective
Causing fear or terror
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“He was a huge, intimidating figure.”
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Having a harsh or menacing demeanor or nature
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Marked by a likelihood to threaten the safety of a person or persons
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Having or displaying a violent or ferocious aggressiveness
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Causing dismay, horror, or revulsion
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Harmful, menacing, or vindictive
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(of a person) Lacking sophistication or refinement
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Unfriendly and aggressive in nature
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Present participle for to deter or cause to feel fear, especially by threats of violence
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“When I came in behind him in a thermal in the start circle he deliberately turned back and into me to intimidate me and warn me off.”
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Present participle for to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
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Present participle for to demand earnestly or pressingly
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Present participle for to convince or manipulate
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Present participle for to have power and influence over
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Present participle for to disconcert someone with an unblinking face-to-face confrontation
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Present participle for intimidating for money
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Present participle for express vehement protest
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Present participle for talk in a loud, aggressive, or indignant way with little effect
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