be intimidated

See: fear
References in classic literature ?
He had a frame seasoned to toils and hardships; a spirit not to be intimidated, and was reputed to be a "remarkable shot;" which of itself was sufficient to give him renown upon the frontier.
She pretended that a wicked plot was being hatched against her, a cabal which would come to a head one of those days; but she added that she was not the woman to be intimidated.
Let me tell him, gentlemen, that any gestures of dissent or disapprobation in which he may indulge in this court will not go down with you; that you will know how to value and how to appreciate them; and let me tell him further, as my Lord will tell you, gentlemen, that a counsel, in the discharge of his duty to his client, is neither to be intimidated nor bullied, nor put down; and that any attempt to do either the one or the other, or the first, or the last, will recoil on the head of the attempter, be he plaintiff or be he defendant, be his name Pickwick, or Noakes, or Stoakes, or Stiles, or Brown, or Thompson.
I was never intimidated as a head teacher and I do not intend to be intimidated as chief inspector " - Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw, who says he is "spitting blood" over attacks on the education watchdog.
Ed Balls takes us back to old Labour and the politics of envy" Lord Myners, former Labour City minister, attacks the plan to restore the 50p rate of tax "It has been said of Ed Balls that he sometimes has the pop-eyed air of a man undergoing an unexpected prostate examination" London Mayor Boris Johnson "Women will have cost me dear" French President Francois Hollande "I was never intimidated as a head teacher and I do not intend to be intimidated as chief inspector "Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw, who says he is "spitting blood" over attacks on the education watchdog
It is clear that those who support this innovative scheme will inevitably be intimidated, or worse, by the Nimby's 'No' campaign.
Democracy in Middlesbrough is robust and Middlesbrough's elected members will not be intimidated by such mindless acts of crime and vandalism.
A WOMAN from Walsall who is in the latest line-up for The Apprentice is unlikely to be intimidated by Sir Alan Sugar, a former teacher said.
There are boys who are taller than you or who are confident enough not to be intimidated by your height.
Americans will not be intimidated or influenced by an enemy of our country,' said President Bush.
Bush, who favors the death penalty, told reporters he would not be intimidated.