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intimidate
used in The Bluest Eye

2 uses
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Definition
make fearful of inadequacy

or:

threaten
  • He adjusted his behavior to it, chose his companions on the basis of it: people who could be fascinated, even intimidated by it.
    2 — Autumn (59% in)
  • The creditors and service people who humiliated her when she went to them on her own behalf respected her, were even intimidated by her, when she spoke for the Fishers.
    4 — Spring (35% in)

There are no more uses of "intimidate" in The Bluest Eye.

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