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intimidate vt

1 : to make timid or fearful
: to compel or deter by or as if by threats see also coercion
2 : to engage in the crime of intimidating (as a witness, juror, public officer in the performance of his or her duty, or victim of a robbery or other crime)
in·tim·i·dat·ing·ly adv

in·tim·i·da·tion [in-ti-mə-dā-shən]

in·tim·i·da·tor [in-ti-mə-dā-tər]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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