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intimidate

  

      vb   tr  
1    to make timid or frightened; scare  
2    to discourage, restrain, or silence illegally or unscrupulously, as by threats or blackmail  
     (C17: from Medieval Latin intimidare, from Latin in-2 + timidus fearful, from timor fear)  
  intimidating      adj  
  intimidation      n  
  intimidator      n  
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intimidate

  
  
affright     (archaic)   alarm, appal, browbeat, bully, coerce, cow, daunt, dishearten, dismay, dispirit, frighten, lean on     (informal)   overawe, scare, scare off     (informal)   subdue, terrify, terrorize, threaten, twist someone's arm     (informal)  

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intimidate v.
make someone feel frightened especially so that they will do what you want

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n.
The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international, groups of people or organizations in furtherance of political, social or personal objectives.
[Tech.];[Leg.] The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international community.
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