terrorise
chiefly British variant of terrorize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • terrorise — (Brit.) v. terrify, intimidate, dominate or coerce through intimidation (also terrorize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • terrorise — v. (D; tr.) to terrorise into …   Combinatory dictionary

  • terrorise — verb a) To inflict someone with terror; to terrify. Though unusual in the Dublin area he knew that it was not by any means unknown for desperadoes who had next to nothing to live on to be abroad waylaying and generally terrorising peaceable… …   Wiktionary

  • terrorise — ter|ror|ise [ terə,raız ] a British spelling of terrorize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • terrorise — [[t]te̱rəraɪz[/t]] see terrorize …   English dictionary

  • terrorise — UK [ˈterəraɪz] / US [ˈterəˌraɪz] terrorize …   English dictionary

  • terrorise — /ˈtɛrəraɪz / (say teruhruyz) verb (t) (terrorised, terrorising) 1. to fill or overcome with terror. 2. to dominate or coerce by intimidation. Also, terrorize. –terrorisation /tɛrəraɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say teruhruy zayshuhn), noun –terroriser, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • terrorise — verb 1. coerce by violence or with threats • Syn: ↑terrorize • Derivationally related forms: ↑terrorisation, ↑terror, ↑terrorization (for: ↑terrorize), ↑terror …   Useful english dictionary

  • terrorised — terrorise (Brit.) v. terrify, intimidate, dominate or coerce through intimidation (also terrorize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • terrorises — terrorise (Brit.) v. terrify, intimidate, dominate or coerce through intimidation (also terrorize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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