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The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats; the state of being intimidated; as, the voters were kept from the polls by intimidation.
From French intimidation, from Medieval Latin as if *intimidatio, from intimidare (“to intimidate"); see intimidate.
These have led to the secrecy of the ballot, and hence to a greater or less extent have prevented intimidation and bribery.
I admit that at the late elections corruption and intimidation prevailed to a very lamentable extent.
She then rashly tried intimidation and threatened to espouse the cause of Britannicus.
Many people succumb to fear and choke up because they have never learned to deal with this verbal intimidation correctly.
Egyptian judges monitoring the polls have also complained of voter intimidation and interference by security forces in the earlier rounds of elections.
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