encumber, blackjack, bogart, affright, bound, keep back, cumber, overawe, cow, dismay, trammel, hold back, restrict, limit, frighten/scare the wits out of someone, confine, over, throttle, menace, shake up, keep, hector, mau-mau, bullyrag, constrain, bludgeon, hold, appal, strong-arm, startle
compel (part of speech: verb)
frighten (part of speech: verb)
threaten (part of speech: verb)
dissuade (part of speech: verb)
- He disliked going alone; he could have wished to appear before the Senator with some one of Benedetto's friends whose presence would intimidate him a little, for his conduct was inexplicable. - "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer.
- Enough, you see, to anger, and not enough to intimidate! - "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.
- They are doing everything in their power to intimidate Jerome Davis. - "Penny Nichols Finds a Clue", Joan Clark.