browbeat

[ brou-beet ]SEE DEFINITION OF browbeat

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BROWBEAT

Can he courteously talk to an equal, and browbeat an impudent dunce?

Still, he said, it was a mistake for a man to allow events to browbeat him.

I have to browbeat, bribe, blackmail and bulldoze you thugs into doing a simple job.

I'm not here to browbeat you, Mr. Worthington, or lie to you.

Wolsey had raised a storm in 1523 by trying to browbeat the House of Commons.

He cross-questioned the witnesses, and did his best to browbeat Peverell.

You mustn't think you can browbeat these boys, because you can't.

And he could not frighten or browbeat or shake anything out of him.

Crosby was her property, to browbeat and maltreat as seemed best to her.

The bar and the bench united to browbeat the unfortunate Whig.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BROWBEAT

force one's hand

verbprompt someone to reveal or do something
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