Translation of terrorize in Spanish:

terrorize

Pronunciation: /ˈterəraɪz/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (terrify) [person/neighborhood] aterrorizar*, tener* atemorizado
    More example sentences
    • It's classic terrorism where you attack the general population to terrorize the people to achieve a political aim.
    • Extremists seek to terrorize innocent men, women and children, whoever they are and wherever they may live.
    • A witness to the robberies said the victims were terrorised by their attackers and were visibly shaking with fear.
    1.2 (intimidate) atemorizar* he terrorized her into lying to the police la atemorizó para que mintiera a la policía

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