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The dal recipe is my favorite because Priya browbeats me, saying, “I don’t want anything to do with this.”

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Getting in someone’s way on the skin track is a misdemeanor, while aggressively browbeating a fellow powder pilgrim in the wilderness is a straight-up felony.

But if he comes to Israel to save it from itself or to browbeat its governing coalition, he is sure to return empty handed.

She says the group "browbeat" Komen into reversing its decision, sparking a media storm that led Handel and many others to resign.

The answer is not to browbeat the parties to scurry to the negotiating table.

After parents and friends “browbeat” them about where to apply, what really influenced their decision about where to go?

He sent the woman up to her room to pack while he expostulated with and browbeat the excited bridegroom in the carriage.

He proceeded to harangue and even to browbeat the Mayor, who was a very insignificant person compared with Commodore Decatur.

Especially as you know perfectly well, and just want to browbeat me into telling lies.

I now think I was wrong; but I had a feeling that the principal intended to browbeat me into an acknowledgment.

I have seen young men browbeat their sisters, tease them, and be continually unkind.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to browbeat, such as: badger, bully, coerce, harass, hector, and intimidate.

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