Usage examples for intimidation

  1. It was only by intimidation, probably, that the favorite could be induced to do him a service. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. On the middle of Wednesday, when the matter of intimidation had been completed,- the result still lying in the bosom of Baron Crumbie,- Mr. Trigger thought that things were looking up. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  3. One of the causes of this passing of the Republican vote was intimidation at the polls on election day, threats and intimidation before the day in communities of Colored people, and official rascality in the counting of ballots actually cast. – The Negro and the elective franchise. A Series Of Papers And A Sermon (The American Negro Academy. Occasional Papers, No. 11.) by Archibald H. Grimké, Charles C. Cook, John Hope, John L. Love, Kelly Miller, and Rev. Frank J. Grimké
  4. These two countries are now far more vulnerable to Soviet political intimidation. – State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter by Jimmy Carter
  5. Just previous to a grand demonstration at Clontarf, O'Connell, and five others, were arrested for conspiring to change the laws of the realm by intimidation. – Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry B. Stanton
  6. The legal restrictions completed the work which had been begun by intimidation. – Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 by Charles A. Beard
  7. Massacre was but a means; the end was intimidation. – Napoleon the Little by Victor Hugo
  8. Periodically, too, as already stated, we are subjected to an hour's intimidation in the shape of bombardment. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  9. And there came to pass precisely what the Jesuits had most feared,- what they had vainly endeavoured by intimidation, by slander, by all possible intrigue to prevent,- an interview between Iyeyasu and the heretic Adams. – Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn
  10. How else would she dare intimidation with such a man? – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  11. And now was the opportunity of trying the effect of a final act of intimidation. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  12. There shall be no persuasion or intimidation. – Taken by the Enemy by Oliver Optic
  13. On the other hand, There is an element of intimidation in a resplendent woman. – Hints for Lovers by Arnold Haultain
  14. A little brotherly backing up, a word or two of warning, and, if needs be, a little timely intimidation, might have made all the difference to the youngster, and would not have done the senior much harm. – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  15. Upon inquiry of the natives we learn that our late prisoners are conducting a campaign of intimidation. – Sketches of the East Africa Campaign by Robert Valentine Dolbey
  16. It means conquest abroad and intimidation and oppression at home. – A History of the Republican Party by George Washington Platt
  17. For this cause he had been postponing the promised visit, and thereby postponing the taking of the final step in the campaign of intimidation. – The Grafters by Francis Lynde
  18. Is it really intimidation?" – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  19. " It was then contrary to my orders," Captain Dronestein declared, " and in any case it was not intended for intimidation." – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim