These kisses however, which she had not had the strength at first to resist, began to intimidate the young girl.
Maybe, my presence here is meant only as a threat, intending to bring those to their senses whom it ought to intimidate.
He had expected to intimidate our hero easily, and now he was nonplused.
Iraqi officials accompany the inspectors in order to intimidate witnesses.
But think not it is by way of menace, or to intimidate you to favour me.
It is not necessary to prove that the behavior was so violent as to cause terror or that the victim was actually frightened.
Threat, Criminal threatening (or threatening behavior) is the crime of intentionally or knowingly putting another person in fear of bodily injury."Threat of harm generally involves a perception of injury...physical or mental damage..or instance of injury, or a material and detriment or loss to a person." Threatening behaviors may be conceptualized as a maladaptive outgrowth of normal competitive urge for interrelational dominance generally seen in animals.Britt lashed his horses around in front of the load with apparent intent to intimidate Tommy.In short, though you can intimidate him, you cannot bluff him.Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Intimidation (also called cowing) is intentional behavior that "would cause a person of ordinary sensibilities" fear of injury or harm.