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Synonyms for intimidatingin·tim·i·dat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. daunting, intimidatingadjective

    discouraging through fear

    Synonyms:
    daunting

    Antonyms:
    encouraging

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "intimidating":

    intimidate, daunting, bullying

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  1. Jeb Bush:

    It bothers me that someone comes to hijack that cause, donald Trump's not a conservative, and he's not a steady hand for sure, and he's not a servant. It's all about him and I'm the only guy going after him. I don't feel like, that he's intimidating. He's a bully. Punch him back in the nose.

  2. Lance Bass:

    It's pretty intimidating sitting next to these industry giants, including the co-founder of Apple to my right and directly across from me is the woman whose signature is on all my money in my wallet right now, but they made me feel so comfortable to be in the' Circle of Money' and I received the best master class on investment ever.

  3. Melanie Sloan:

    I don't think the Catholic bishops should be intimidating parishioners to advocate for any particular candidate.

  4. Andrea Lafferty:

    They are not being forthright with the information, they are not telling people the truth. They are bullying parents. They are intimidating and they are threatening.

  5. Amnesty International deputy director:

    For refugees fleeing from terrifying conflict zones to be met by such an intimidating show of militarized force is shocking, and a woefully irresponsible response to people already traumatized by war and brutality, this 'raise the drawbridge' mentality will simply redirect, but not put an end to, desperate and dangerous journeys.

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