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Synonyms for intimidating

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. daunting, intimidatingadjective

    discouraging through fear



PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "intimidating":

    intimidate, daunting, bullying

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  1. Officer Mike:

    You feel somewhat invincible, i mean, even today when I look at the videos of us flying in formation, it's pretty intimidating.

  2. Enos Cabell:

    He was one of the greatest pitchers we ever had and probably would have been in the Hall of Fame if his career was not cut short, on the mound, he was devastating and intimidating. Nobody wanted to face him. Guys on the other team would say that they were sick to avoid facing him. This is very sad news. He will be missed.

  3. Jit Singh:

    Authorities are targeting people for content posted online, and regularly intimidating web platforms and social media services into complying with its censorship.

  4. Cissy Kagaba:

    They (anti-riot gear) will have an intimidating effect... it's going to be difficult to convince us that these things have been bought for legitimate security concerns.

  5. Lisa Marie Presley:

    If I had been thinking about that, worrying about that, which I kind of had for a long time I would have never done what was sort of innately in my heart, in my soul, so I had to stop being worried about that, it was too intimidating otherwise.

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