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Synonyms for intimidating
in·tim·i·dat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. daunting, intimidatingadjective

    discouraging through fear

    Synonyms:
    daunting

    Antonyms:
    encouraging

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  1. List of paraphrases for "intimidating":

    intimidate, daunting, bullying

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#28829intimidating
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How to use intimidating in a sentence?

  1. Noah Ngeny:

    This, to me, sounds like international bodies are intimidating Kenyan athletes. And that’s annoying.

  2. Kevin Gough:

    If we're going to start a precedent, starting yesterday, where we're going to bring high-profile members of the African American community into the courtroom to sit with the family during the trial in the presence of the jury, I believe that's intimidating and it's an attempt to pressure -- could be consciously or unconsciously -- an attempt to pressure or influence the jury.

  3. Andy Cohen:

    So, but it was a bit, kind of intimidating when I sat down with them because they were so not used to this, and I think that Kris very consciously didn't want it to have the rancor that some' Housewives' reunions have, or the, you know, level of acrimony.

  4. Jennifer Morlok:

    For every day that I showed up, even if I was treated badly, it was one more day I could say' you're not going to get away with intimidating someone who spoke up,' the other thing is I have clients, I have connections with human beings I work with, and if I feel like I can handle this on a daily basis, there's no reason to disrupt client care.

  5. Russell Henley:

    It is a blast playing the 'Bear Trap' and those holes are really visually intimidating, i'm excited to play them again.


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