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.
He said 'the Kikuyus of yesteryears could not be intimidated to allow two centres of power'.
The prime minister said the BN would not be intimidated by the deceit of the Opposition purely to win votes.
Duterte told reporters, 'I will not be intimidated by the ICC [and] impeachment.'
He added, "It's rare for me to be intimidated by people but I was intimidated by her because she has such power and she has the ability to bring such change in the culture, which she has done time and time again.
There is no need to be intimidated or made afraid by a situation.
"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.
The giant 6ft 4in hitman (right) refuses to be intimidated by the England skipper as he attempts to spring a cup shock.
"The thing we must not do is be intimidated by those yellow shirts.