intimidation

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From French intimidation, from Medieval Latin as if *intimidatio, from intimidare (to intimidate); see intimidate.

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intimidation (plural intimidations)

  1. The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats; the state of being intimidated; as, the voters were kept from the polls by intimidation.

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