Example sentences for: intimidate

How can you use “intimidate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In 1983, Reagan funded Star Wars to intimidate the Soviet Union.

  • How can society maintain civility when everybody is "free" to define personal morality on their own terms, while some members of society are eager to use this "freedom" to intimidate, exploit, and prey on others?

  • The answer, from Richard Clarke, the president's counterterrorism coordinator, is: "To extort us, to intimidate us, to get us to abandon our foreign policy."

  • Thus, when a family-planning expert was interviewed on CBS's 60 Minutes and said, The [Clinton] White House is so abhorred by the anti-abortionist lobby..., even though abhorrence may indeed have been the sentiment of anti-abortion lobbyists, the context made clear to some listeners that intimidate had been meant.

  • Powers expressed bafflement at the charges, concluding that the letter "amounts to an attempt to intimidate ...

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