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Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.Jean Jacques Rousseau
Third person singular
- (transitive) To make timid or fearful; to inspire or affect with fear; to deter, as by threats; to dishearten; to abash.
- He's trying to intimidate you. If you ignore him, hopefully he'll stop.
- (transitive) To impress, amaze, excite or induce extraordinary affection in others toward oneself.
to make timid or fearful
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- "intimidate" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
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