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  • 1intimidate — [in tim′ə dāt΄] vt. intimidated, intimidating [< ML intimidatus, pp. of intimidare, to make afraid < L in , in + timidus, afraid, TIMID] 1. to make timid; make afraid; daunt 2. to force or deter with threats or violence; cow intimidation n …

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  • 2intimidate — intimidate, cow, bulldoze, bully, browbeat are comparable when meaning to frighten or coerce by frightening means into submission or obedience. Intimidate primarily implies a making timid or fearful, but it often suggests a display or application …

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  • 3Intimidate — In*tim i*date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intimidated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intimidating}.] [LL. intimidatus, p. p. of intimidare to frighten; pref. in in + timidus fearful, timid: cf. F. intimider. See {Timid}.] To make timid or fearful; to inspire of… …

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  • 4intimidate — 01. Toby is able to [intimidate] the other children because he is so much bigger than them. 02. It is very [intimidating] to speak in front of an audience, especially when you are doing it in a foreign language. 03. With her great intellect and… …

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  • 5intimidate — verb a) To make timid or fearful; to inspire or affect with fear; to deter, as by threats; to dishearten; to abash. Hes trying to intimidate you. If you ignore him, hopefully hell stop. b) …

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  • 6bully — I. n. 1. Blusterer, swaggerer, vaporer, hector, fire eater, Hotspur, mock hero, swash buckler, browbeater, bully rook, bully rock, domineering stormer. 2. Desperado, villain, blackguard, bawd protector, harlot s henchman. II. v. a. Browbeat,… …

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  • 7international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 8France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 9Metapolitefsi — The Metapolitefsi (Greek: Μεταπολίτευση, translated as polity or regime change) was a period in Greek history after the fall of the Greek military junta of 1967–1974 that includes the transitional period from the fall of the dictatorship to the… …

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  • 10in|tim´i|dat´ing|ly — in|tim|i|date «ihn TIHM uh dayt», transitive verb, dat|ed, dat|ing. 1. to frighten; make afraid; overawe: »to intimidate one s opponents with threats. SYNONYM(S): cow. 2. to influence o …

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  • 11in|tim|i|date — «ihn TIHM uh dayt», transitive verb, dat|ed, dat|ing. 1. to frighten; make afraid; overawe: »to intimidate one s opponents with threats. SYNONYM(S): cow. 2. to influence o …

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  • 12Nature of Abu Ghraib abuse — This article describes in more detail the Nature of the Abu Ghraib abuse. Background For more details on the background, investigations, responses etc, see Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse. Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt, deputy director of… …

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  • 13Li Xilie — Chinese Emperor birth=unknown death=May 9, 786 Zizhi Tongjian , vol. 232.] http://www.sinica.edu.tw/ftms bin/kiwi1/luso.sh?lstype=2 dyna=%AD%F0 king=%BCw%A9v reign=%ADs%A4%B8 yy=2 ycanzi= mm=4 dd=7 dcanzi=] family name=Li (李)Li Xilie was said in… …

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  • 14Bakili Muluzi — Infobox President name = Elson Bakili Muluzi order = President of Malawi vicepresident = term start = 24 May 1994 term end = 24 May 2004 predecessor = Hastings Banda successor = Bingu wa Mutharika birth date = birth date and age|1943|03|17|df=y… …

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  • 16Bullied — Bully Bul ly, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bullied} (b[.u]l l[=e]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bullying}.] To intimidate or badger with threats and by an overbearing, swaggering demeanor; to act the part of a bully[1] toward. [1913 Webster] For the last fortnight …

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  • 17Bully — Bul ly, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bullied} (b[.u]l l[=e]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bullying}.] To intimidate or badger with threats and by an overbearing, swaggering demeanor; to act the part of a bully[1] toward. [1913 Webster] For the last fortnight there …

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  • 18Bullying — Bully Bul ly, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bullied} (b[.u]l l[=e]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bullying}.] To intimidate or badger with threats and by an overbearing, swaggering demeanor; to act the part of a bully[1] toward. [1913 Webster] For the last fortnight …

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  • 19bulldoze — /bool dohz /, v., bulldozed, bulldozing. v.t. 1. to clear, level, or reshape the contours of (land) by or as if by using a bulldozer: to bulldoze a building site. 2. to clear away by or as if by using a bulldozer: to bulldoze trees from a site. 3 …

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  • 20cow — cow1 cowlike, adj. /kow/, n., pl. cows, (Archaic) kine. 1. the mature female of a bovine animal, esp. of the genus Bos. 2. the female of various other large animals, as the elephant or whale. 3. Informal. a domestic bovine of either sex and any… …

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