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Synonyms for browbeatˈbraʊˌbit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strong-arm, bully, browbeat, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push around(verb)

    be bossy towards

    Synonyms:
    hector, strong-arm, push around, boss around, bullyrag, bully, swagger, browbeat, ballyrag

  2. browbeat, bully, swagger(verb)

    discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate

    Synonyms:
    ballyrag, tittup, sashay, swash, swagger, boss around, strong-arm, push around, bullyrag, hector, prance, strut, bluster, ruffle, browbeat, bully, cock

Wiktionary

  1. browbeat(verb)

    Synonyms:
    cow, intimidate, domineer, bully

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. browbeat

    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.

    Synonyms:
    affright, alarm, appal, cow, daunt, dismay, frighten, intimidate, scare, terrify

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. browbeat(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bully, overbear, treat insolently

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List of paraphrases:

intimidate


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