intimately, adv. 1. warmly, affectionately, tenderly, lovingly, fondly; closely, dearly, familiarly, confidingly, fraternally, inseparably; personally, privately, confidentially, secretly, privily.
2. sexually, carnally; amorously, amatorially, erotically, passionately.
3. thoroughly, completely, fully, through and through, in detail; fundamentally, deeply, to the core. intimation, n. implication, suggestion, hint, insinuation, inference, innuendo; inkling, clue, cue; allusion, reference, indication; whisper. intimidate, v. 1. overawe, awe, cow, subdue, daunt; domineer, bully, bullyrag, browbeat, buffalo, push around; terrify, petrify, frighten, affright, scare; dismay, appall, alarm, abash.
2. tyrannize, terrorize, threaten, coerce, compel, Inf (often used jocularly) twist [s.o.'s] arm, bulldoze; extort, pressure, Inf. rough up, Inf. lean on, Inf. bear down on.
3. dishearten, deter, discourage, dispirit, Inf. psych out, Inf. one-up. intimidation, n. 1. intimidating, daunting, overawing; bullying, browbeating, threatening; tyranny, terrorism, reign of terror; coercion, pressure, Inf. arm-twisting; extortion, the badger game; mastery, one-upmanship.
2. fright, affright, terror, dread, fear, funk, abject funk; alarm, dismay, trepidation, flutter, tremor, disquietude. into, prep. 1. Slang, interested in, involved in, steeped in, in tune with; knowledgeable about, versed in, at home with, familiar with, conversant with, SI. up on; taken by, enamored of, infatuated with, SI. turned on by.
2. be into Slang, like, SI. dig, SI. get off on; care about, identify with, relate to, sympathize with, empathize with. intolerable, adj. 1. insufferable, unbearable, unendurable, insupportable; impossible, more than flesh and blood can bear, not to be borne; enough, too much, enough to drive one mad, enough to try the patience of Job, all that one can stand; painful, excruciating, agonizing, afflictive; dreadful, harrowing, grim, grievous, torturous.
2. excessive, immoderate, beyond all bounds; unreasonable, disproportionate, undue, inordinate, uncalled-for, unwarranted, unneeded, needless, unnecessary; extreme, outrageous, preposterous, monstrous, rank, egregious. intolerance, n. bigotry, discrimination, want of forbearance; narrow-mindedness, narrowness, illiberal-ity; prejudice, partiality, bias, one-sidedness; dogmatism, fanaticism, opinionativeness, zealotry, chauvinism, jingoism, monomania. intolerant, adj. 1. unforbearing, unsympathetic, unindulgent, untolerating; inhospitable, inconsiderate, unfriendly, disobliging; uncharitable, misanthropic, cynical.
2. bigoted, illiberal, close-minded, closed, narrowminded, narrow; insular, parochial, provincial, confined; prejudiced, biased, warped, twisted, jaundiced, partial, one-sided; sexist, chauvinistic, jingoistic, racist, anti-Semitic; fanatical, dogmatic, opionionated, unreasonable.
-n. 3. bigot, illiberal, Inf. little person; racist, chauvinist, sexist; fanatic. intonation, n. 1. pitch pattern, intonation pattern or contour; speech pattern, manner of speaking, mode of expression; pitch, tone, frequency; timbre, tonality,