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1‘families terrorized by racist thugs’
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
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