intimidate (05/11/18)

intimidate

verb (used with object), intimidated, intimidating.

1. to make timid; fill with fear.

2. to overawe or frighten, as through the force of personality or by superior display of wealth, talent, etc.

3. to force into or deter from some action by inducing fear.

Example: The new voters were intimidated by all the workers handing out voting information in front of their polling place.