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intimidate
used in Freakonomics

2 uses
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Definition
make fearful of inadequacy

or:

threaten
  • The early Klan did its work through pamphleteering, lynching, shooting, burning, castrating, pistol-whipping, and a thousand forms of intimidation.
    p. 52.3
  • What drove Kennedy was a hatred of small-mindedness, ignorance, obstructionism, and intimidation—which, in his view, were displayed by no organization more proudly than the Ku Klux Klan.
    p. 54.7

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