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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner that frightens, pressures, or threatens

Usage examples (38)
  • Cliff Huddle (Billy Zane, enjoying another bad-guy turn) is nicknamed the Prince of Darkness, but he's less pure evil than just kind of intimidatingly direct.
  • And the Eagles Roost file had been intimidatingly thick.
  • Your recounting of Fasbinder's epic is intimidatingly ambitious.
  • In it sleep a charming lady and her intimidatingly elegant mother. for more
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