Synonyms of intimidate in English:
he paid them to intimidate his political rivals
frighten, menace, terrify, scare, alarm, terrorize, overawe, awe, cow, subdue, discourage, daunt, unnerve;
threaten, domineer, browbeat, bully, pressure, pressurize, harass, harry, hound, hector, torment, plague;
tyrannize, persecute, oppress
informal push around/about, lean on, bulldoze, steamroller, railroad, twist someone's arm, use strong-arm tactics on
North American informal bullyrag
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