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Synonyms for hectoring

verb bully
  • browbeat
  • irritate
  • nag
  • badger
  • bait
  • bluster
  • dominate
  • harass
  • heckle
  • intimidate
  • plague
  • ride
  • swagger
  • tease
  • torment
  • worry

Antonyms for hectoring

  • assuage
  • please
  • aid
  • assist
  • encourage
  • help
  • support
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More words related to hectoring

bullying

adjective. domineering
  • blustering
  • despotic
  • hectoring
  • imperious
  • swaggering
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.