Synonyms of terrorize in English:

terrorize


See definition of terrorize

verb

1‘they were terrorized by their assailants during the hijacking incident’

SYNONYMS
strike terror in, strike terror into, fill with terror, scare, frighten, terrify, petrify
persecute, victimize, torment, tyrannize
intimidate, menace, threaten, oppress, bully, browbeat, cow
British informal put the frighteners on, make it hot for someone, make things hot for someone
North American informal mau-mau