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Synonyms of intimidating

Verb


1. intimidate, frighten, fright, scare, affright

usage: make timid or fearful; "Her boss intimidates her"

2. intimidate, restrain, discourage

usage: to compel or deter by or as if by threats

Adjective


1. daunting, intimidating, discouraging (vs. encouraging)

usage: discouraging through fear

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