Synonyms for browbeat

Synonyms for (verb) browbeat

Synonyms: swagger, browbeat, bully

Definition: discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate

Similar words: inveigle, wheedle, blarney, coax, cajole, palaver, sweet-talk

Definition: influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

Usage: He palavered her into going along

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

Definition: be bossy towards

Usage: Her big brother always bullied her when she was young

Similar words: intimidate

Definition: make timid or fearful

Usage: Her boss intimidates her

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