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Word: browbeat

Definition: bully; intimidate


More Vocab Words

::: unprepossessing - unattractive
::: kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
::: episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
::: oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
::: mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
::: trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
::: effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
::: discordant - not harmonious; conflicting