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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; Be bossy towards.

Usage examples (27)
  • We have neither the intention nor the capacity to browbeat anyone.
  • Verb (used with object), : They browbeat him into agreeing
  • He browbeat the military to get it to where it was.
  • 'How am I supposed to browbeat him if he isn't here? for more
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