Threatening and intimidating
As to intimidating me, or changing my course, the thing cannot be done.
Every thing had been done by the Indians to render this show as intimidating as possible.
If you want to know how to be mean and intimidating when you need to be, see Step 1 to be on your way.
No harm seemed to come of it, while the noises the gods made were certainly not threatening.
Here was no meat, nothing but a threatening and inedible silence.
There are other allusions to this intimidating insect in this book.
I said this to myself, resolutely, by way of answer to the intimidating storm.