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ter·ror·ize

 (tĕr′ə-rīz′)
tr.v. ter·ror·ized, ter·ror·iz·ing, ter·ror·iz·es
1. To fill or overpower with terror; terrify.
2. To coerce or intimidate by causing fear. See Synonyms at frighten.

ter′ror·i·za′tion (-ər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
ter′ror·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.terrorization - the act of inspiring with fearterrorization - the act of inspiring with fear  
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
bullying, intimidation - the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something
2.terrorization - an act of terrorism
evildoing, transgression - the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Translations
zastrašování
terrorisering
terrorizálás
ógnun, òaî aî skelfa
korku ve dehşet salma

terrorization

n
(= intimidation)Einschüchterung f

terror

(ˈterə) noun
1. very great fear. She screamed with/in terror; She has a terror of spiders.
2. something which makes one very afraid. The terrors of war.
3. a troublesome person, especially a child. That child is a real terror!
ˈterrorism noun
the actions or methods of terrorists. international terrorism.
ˈterrorist noun
a person who tries to frighten people or governments into doing what he/she wants by using or threatening violence. The plane was hijacked by terrorists; (also adjective) terrorist activities.
ˈterrorize, ˈterrorise verb
to make very frightened by using or threatening violence. A lion escaped from the zoo and terrorized the whole town.
ˌterroriˈzation, ˌterroriˈsation noun
ˈterror-stricken adjective
feeling very great fear. The children were terror-stricken.
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There are also unnamed dictatorial systems that emerge as the pinnacle of despotism, unlawfulness and arbitrariness because they are not content with simply censoring, confiscating and banning intellectual and artistic works but seek to intimidate the people who produce such works with threats, pressure and terrorization.
Their silly calls come on the backdrop of the regime's "approved" violations of human rights, forced evictions, terrorization of unarmed civilians, ethnic cleansing and genocide that have systematically remained unchallenged for over six decades.
What the Iranian regime has failed to grasp is that violence and terrorization are rarely sufficient to keep a leader in office indefinitely.
He said that Karachi was under the grip of a particular party through bullying and terrorization but the PTI will get the city rid of fear and trepidation.
He denounced the evil killings, acts of terror, sabotage and the terrorization of innocent civilians which aim undermining national unity and disrupting stability and social peace.
These executions have been posted on social media for the entertainment of some and the terrorization of others.
Al-Qaida could not create a separate state but ISIS has, so, it will pose and create more jeopardy, snag and terrorization.
Kremlin was certainly able to win hearts with a campaign of terrorization from the liver-eaters among the brothers of Al-Qaeda and its offshoots, ones who did not disappoint President Vladimir Putin as they are proceeding with their decapitations, even if the heads belong to the regime's oppositionists.
Patrick Gomez, former Ethics Officer in the Custody Training Division who is a current candidate for Los Angeles County Sheriff as he describes unthinkable death threats and malicious terrorization of his wife and children when he ran for that office in 2004.
South Korea is preparing to buy hundreds of ATBMs to construct its personal air defense structure named KAMD (the Korean Air and Missile Defense) due to rising missile terrorization from North Korea.
39) This could also have been expressed as the accused being part of a common plan to commit the crime of aggression upon the territory of Sierra Leone through the use of "armed bands, groups, [or] irregulars" on Liberia's behalf, (40) which involved, in the ordinary course of events, the terrorization of the civilian population (together with the other underlying crimes).
He added, 'The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia views with much regret what is happening in Egypt of events and developments which amounted to an extent which we see today of war in the streets, the destruction of public and private property, terrorization of citizens, loss of innocent lives, burning of whole governorates of Egypt by a movement that refuses to respond to the Egyptian popular will as well as the rejection of all reconciliation initiatives launched by Sheikh Al-Azhar in addition to Arab and international appeals.