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Sample sentences for the GRE study word intimidate

intimidate can be used as a verb

1.My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
2."At length, to avert the scourge of earthquakes, and to intimidate Don Issachar, my Lord Inquisitor was pleased to celebrate an _auto-da-f_. - from Candide by Voltaire
3."Her devotion to the queen is known and they wish either to remove her from her mistress, or to intimidate her, in order to obtain her Majesty's secrets, or to seduce her and make use of her as a spy.. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
4.He always had an ill-tempered air, seemed to wish to intimidate his customers, grumbled at the people who entered his establishment, and had rather the mien of seeking a quarrel with them than of serving them with soup. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.This monopoly has so much increased the number of some particular tribes of them, that, like an overgrown standing army, they have become formidable to the government, and, upon many occasions, intimidate the legislature. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
6.He knew very well that this was Napoleon, but Napoleon's presence could no more intimidate him than Rostov's, or a sergeant major's with the rods, would have done, for he had nothing that either the sergeant major or Napoleon could deprive him of. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7.Besides, I'm bound to say that nurse intimidated me. - from My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
8.I am not to be intimidated into anything so wholly unreasonable. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
9.I now stood in the empty hall before me was the breakfast-room door, and I stopped, intimidated and trembling. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
10.but as you please," said Princess Mary, evidently intimidated and confused that her opinion had prevailed. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
11."I don't know," replied Basque, intimidated and put out of countenance by his master's air "I have not seen him. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
12.Though those complaints produced no act of parliament, they had probably intimidated the company so far, as to oblige them to reform their conduct. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
13.That which emerges from the cemetery intimidates and disconcerts that which emerges from the cave the ferocious fear the sinister wolves recoil when they encounter a ghoul. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
14.But at that moment Denisov, no more intimidated by his superiors than by the enemy, came with jingling spurs up the steps of the porch, despite the angry whispers of the adjutants who tried to stop him. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
15.The window frame which prevented anyone from sitting on the outer sill was being forced out by two footmen, who were evidently flurried and intimidated by the directions and shouts of the gentlemen around. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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