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- v. Present participle of intimidate.
- adj. threatening
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. discouraging; inhibiting; deterring. Opposite of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. discouraging through fear
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The openness of the personal computer has been a wonderful thing, but it has come at the very high price of products that are horribly complex and that remain intimidating even while they have become ubiquitous.
O'Shea: You have done semi-autobiographical work before, but how ambitious and/or intimidating is it to attempt "speculative memoir" (as you describe it in that recent Huffington Post piece)?
New Zealand defender Maia Jackman said the U.S. women were intimidating from the outset.
Sure, they have the Mitzvah Mobile, but how intimidating is that?
If they succeed in intimidating us from watchdogs into lap dogs, they will have succeeded where previous administrations from both parties failed.
LimeWire, one of the recipients, has already gone offline to a great extent and if the labels succeed in intimidating any of the other companies, the effects would, of course, ricochet well beyond the US, even though the court decision applies only to America.
If Acacia succeeds in intimidating adult site owners, they will move to mainstream sites and begin charging fees that will have to be passed on to everyone who uses the Internet.
VD speaks in intimidating, poorly-enunciated monosyllables and eventually helps a couple members of the original party make it to safety, though everyone else gets devoured by the light-hating bug aliens of DOOM.
And have them think they have succeeded in intimidating me?
In court testimony and in multiple interviews with investigators, he has been described as an intimidating figure who snipped fingers from corpses and later used them to scare other soldiers into keeping quiet.