To fill or overpower with terror; terrify.(verb-transitive)
To coerce by intimidation or fear. See Synonyms at frighten.(verb-transitive)
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Use "terrorize" in a sentence
"The Clantons will never again terrorize this town."
"In The Apprentice, Warren returns, to once again terrorize Detective Jane Rizzoli."
"And no reasonable person, let alone a wordsmith like Limbaugh, thinks the word terrorize means the same thing as terrorist."