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.
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The crime drama imagines the founder of psychoanalysis teaming up with a medium and a local cop to track a serial killer terrorizing Vienna.
Jaws’ This huge, hungry, ticked-off shark terrorizes a New England resort island in the 1975 movie that launched Steven Spielberg into the stratosphere and kept a whole generation out of the water.
In one of the all-time great coming-out performances at a World Cup, Mbappé scored a pair of decisive goals, terrorized Argentina’s defense and sent France into the quarterfinals with a 4-3 victory.
As important as the violence was the public spectacle of it all, meant to intimidate and terrorize black communities.
First, his First We Feast’s hot wing interview on the webseries Hot Ones was released, featuring tales of the 7-foot-2 all-star eating more than a dozen Nutella sandwiches and terrorizing his teammates playing video games.
Three masked men terrorized a Texas family during a home invasion early Monday, even scalding a 7-year-old with hot water so his parents could give them money, police said.
Now there are other big, bad creatures terrorizing mammals and forcing them to once again find refuge during the day and only come out at night: humans.
Why, then, would Ghost Nation be conducting raids and terrorizing Maeve and her daughter?
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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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