Examples of terrorize in a Sentence
As a child she terrorized her younger siblings.
She was terrorized by nightmares.
Employees were terrorized into accepting abysmal working conditions.
Recent Examples of terrorize from the Web
Roy Scheider stars as the police chief for a small beach town who teams up with a marine biologist and a shark hunter (Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw) to stop a killer great white from terrorizing the community, 4 p.m. AMC.
Laurie Allen, 57, was arrested Friday after posting a video that Belfast police say delivered a terrorizing message to city councilors and other city employees, authorities said, the Republican Journal reported.
There’s been investment in oil exploration and infrastructure in the north, which the LRA terrorized until 2005, while the capital, Kampala, is touted as a hot new nightlife spot.
After the news of recent shooting that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, a string of false threats after the massacre is terrorizing schoolchildren at some other schools in South Florida.
Brooks, now 62, has gone before the board more than 20 times in the four decades since the Houston Mass Murders terrorized the Bayou City in the early 1970s.
Riverdale star Lili Reinhart and her character Betty Cooper are two entirely different people — for starters, Lili hasn't been terrorized by a crazed serial killer, like Betty has on the very fictional Riverdale.
The sequel to 2008's very scary The Strangers, The Strangers: Prey at Night features a new family being terrorized by the same mask-wearing strangers from the first movie.
In its collection is a two-foot-long skull of a sea mammal that Mackal concluded was similar to the one terrorizing the tiny Arkansas town.
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First Known Use of terrorize
give one the creeps, make one's flesh creep (or crawl);
TERRORIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of terrorize for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to be extremely afraid
: to force (someone) to do something by using threats or violence
TERRORIZE Defined for Kids
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