Intimidating opposite word

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I opened the book up, and it was like receiving an instruction manual for my future career: it was all right there.

I was about 15 at the time, and I thought, “This is what I want to do.”Perhaps the biggest obstacle to gaining skills in a given domain is knowing the right words.

But think not it is by way of menace, or to intimidate you to favour me.

Britt lashed his horses around in front of the load with apparent intent to intimidate Tommy.

The adjective intimidated is derived from the similarly spelled Latin intimidare, meaning “to frighten." Notice within both the English adjective and Latin root another adjective timid, “fearful.” That should help you remember the meaning.

Maya Angelou said, “Education helps one cease being intimidated by strange situations.” When you are familiar with something, it becomes less frightful.

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In order of harshness and irony: Sad, invisible, vanilla, wallpaper, dishrag, doormat, nonexistent, pathetic, masochistic.

luscious, delightful, heavenly, encouraging, congenial, pretty, pleasurable, delicious, grateful, darling, sweet, agreeable, tasty, felicitous, gratifying, jolly, dreamy, pleasant, enjoyable, welcome, delectable, pleasing, blessed, dulcet, palatable, nice, savory, good, satisfying, Delightsome.

These kisses however, which she had not had the strength at first to resist, began to intimidate the young girl.

Browbeat suggests the persistent application of highhanded, disdainful, or imperious tactics: browbeating a witness.

Cow implies bringing out an abject state of timorousness and often demoralization: a dog that was cowed by abuse.

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