Pronunciation: (ter'u-rīz"), [key]
—v.t., -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to fill or overcome with terror.
2. to dominate or coerce by intimidation.
3. to produce widespread fear by acts of violence, as bombings. Also, esp. Brit.,ter'ror•ise".
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