Synonyms for cowkaʊ
female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'
a large unpleasant woman
subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)
English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald
One is frightened by a cause of fear addressed directly and suddenly to the senses; he is intimidated by an apprehension of contingent consequences dependent on some act of his own to be done or forborne; the means of intimidation may act through the senses, or may appeal only to the intellect or the sensibilities. The sudden rush of an armed madman may frighten; the quiet leveling of a highwayman's pistol intimidates. A savage beast is intimidated by the keeper's whip. Employers may intimidate their employees from voting contrary to their will by threat of discharge; a mother may be intimidated through fear for her child. To browbeat or cow is to bring into a state of submissive fear; to daunt is to give pause or check to a violent, threatening, or even a brave spirit. To scare is to cause sudden, unnerving fear; to terrify is to awaken fear that is overwhelming. Compare ALARM.
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