There was a quiet humor in his eyes, a syrup-smooth quickness in his speech, which intimidated politicians and warned reporters; and in his presence the most intelligent scientist or the most sensitive artist felt thin-blooded, unworldly, and a little shabby.
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I was intimidated on my first day at the job, but I’m comfortable now.
The gang intimidates everyone in the neighborhood and collects protection money from storekeepers.