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Word: browbeat

Definition: bully; intimidate


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::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: regicide - murder of a king or queen
::: embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
::: increment - increase
::: concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
::: unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
::: flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place