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cowed

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  • verbbrowbeat, intimidate
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Synonyms for cowed

verb browbeat, intimidate
  • appall
  • bludgeon
  • bully
  • daunt
  • dishearten
  • embarrass
  • faze
  • frighten
  • rattle
  • strong-arm
  • subdue
  • terrorize
  • unnerve
  • abash
  • awe
  • bluster
  • buffalo
  • bulldoze
  • discomfit
  • disconcert
  • dismay
  • dragoon
  • enforce
  • hector
  • overawe
  • scare
  • showboat
  • lean on
  • push around
  • turn on the heat
  • walk heavy

Antonyms for cowed

  • calm
  • comfort
  • embolden
  • encourage
  • gladden
  • hearten
  • help
  • incite
  • inspirit
  • please
  • soothe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to cowed

afraid

adjective. fearful

beaten

adjective. defeated

fainthearted

adjective. timid

frightened

adjective. very scared

intimidated

adjective. frightened

panicky

adjective. afraid
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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