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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·tim·i·date v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intimidated p. pr. & vb. n. Intimidating ]  To make timid or fearful; to inspire of affect with fear; to deter, as by threats; to dishearten; to abash.
 Now guilt, once harbored in the conscious breast,
 Intimidates the brave, degrades the great.   --Johnson.
 Syn: -- To dishearten; dispirit; abash; deter; frighten; terrify; daunt; cow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: made timid or fearful as by threats
      2: frightened into submission or compliance [syn: browbeaten,
          bullied, cowed, hangdog]