Synonyms of terrorize in English:

terrorize


See definition of terrorize

verb

1‘families terrorized by racist thugs’

SYNONYMS

strike terror in, strike terror into, fill with terror, scare, frighten, terrify, petrify

persecute, victimize, torment, tyrannize

intimidate, menace, threaten, oppress, bully, browbeat, cow

British informal put the frighteners on, make it hot for someone, make things hot for someone

North American informal mau-mau