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Word: browbeat

Definition: bully; intimidate


More Vocab Words

::: faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
::: abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
::: berate - scold strongly
::: predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
::: ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
::: relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
::: zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point