Definitions

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  • v. To inflict someone with terror; to terrify.
  • v. To coerce (someone) by using threats or violence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. coerce by violence or with threats
  • v. fill with terror; frighten greatly

Etymologies

terror +‎ -ise (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the 71-page tract, published in English translation on the internet, he repeatedly claims that fighting jihad, holy war, is obligatory for all Muslims and urges them to 'terrorise' non-believers.

    Why is this man not prosecuted here?

  • Spanish author Javier Moro, who had accused the Congress of trying to '' terrorise '' book on Sonia Gandhi, the party on Friday dubbed him as ''a group was left out in the fight against ...

    WN.com - Articles related to FBI Uses Terror-Probe Tactics on Fraud

  • Singhvi, who sent Moro a legal notice six months ago, hit back at the author who has accused the Congress of trying to "terrorise" Indian firms against publishing his book.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • I would prefer to see the massive amounts of money used by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society every year to "terrorise" Japanese whaling vessels put to less polarising methods.

    ZGeek

  • In the 71-page tract, published in English translation on the internet, he repeatedly claims that fighting jihad, holy war, is obligatory for all Muslims and urges them to 'terrorise' non-believers

    The Jawa Report

  • Bakri accused the Algerian government of sending ex-convicts to Sudan to "terrorise"

    Daily News-Record

  • Our government does not 'terrorise' its citizens, and neither can opponents of the government.

    British Blogs

  • Spanish author Javier Moro, who had accused the Congress of trying to "terrorise" today dubbed him as "a perpetrator, ... photo: Press Information Dept. of Pakistan

    WN.com - Articles related to FBI Uses Terror-Probe Tactics on Fraud

  • The offence of attempted murder is aggravated by the fact that it was long-planned, that it had multiple intended victims and was intended to terrorise the population of this country.

    U.K. Muslim Convert Jailed for Suicide-Bomb Attempt

  • The RIAA may be able to terrorise people one-by-one, but imagine what would happen if victims — all of them — were properly able to defend themselves.

    Brittany Fights the RIAA: update I

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