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terrorize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishterrorizeter‧ror‧ize (also terrorise British English) /ˈterəraɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 FRIGHTENEDto deliberately frighten people by threatening to harm them, especially so they will do what you wantbe terrorized into doing something 🔊 Many people have been terrorized into leaving. 🔊 gangs who terrorize the neighbourhood→ See Verb table
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terrorizeHarsh discipline was the child's lot, and they were often terrorized deliberately and, not infrequently, sexually abused.Her imagination took hold of the idea and terrorized her at the thought of the hospital catching fire.The local railway administrators were terrorized into collaborating.With threats, beatings, and even murder, the workers were terrorized into leaving their unions.Nature blesses, haunts and terrorizes Inverness.The terrorized novice promptly returned it, claiming that he was being haunted by apparitions for his act.A gang of youths are roaming the city, vandalising stores, starting fires, and terrorizing people.Drug dealers have been terrorizing the neighborhood.Some of the older children dominated the playground and terrorized the smaller kids.Wilson said that post-traumatic stress disorder sufferers who have been terrorized typically fear imminent death.We renew our fight against those who seek to terrorize us in your names.be terrorized into doing somethingThe local railway administrators were terrorized into collaborating.
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Verb table
terrorize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyterrorize
he, she, itterrorizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyterrorized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave terrorized
he, she, ithas terrorized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad terrorized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill terrorize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have terrorized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam terrorizing
he, she, itis terrorizing
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you, we, theyare terrorizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas terrorizing
you, we, theywere terrorizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been terrorizing
he, she, ithas been terrorizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been terrorizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be terrorizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been terrorizing
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