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adjective as in broken

adjective as in hangdog

adjective as in intimidated

Weak match

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Allowing himself to be browbeaten by the likes of Bill Kristol will not further that agenda.

Nor should the poorer countries be browbeaten into bailing out the rich ones.

Bentham shrank from the world in which he was easily browbeaten to the study in which he could reign supreme.

This was child's play to Mr. Chambers, who had browbeaten and overpowered even the directors of great corporations.

He was not of the type that submits to being manhandled and browbeaten into purchasing cast-off garments.

Unwilling to be browbeaten on the threshold of my own door, I determined to say something ere I returned to my place.

M. Necker, whose characteristic is the want of firmness, was browbeaten and intimidated, and the King shaken.


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On this page you'll find 117 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to browbeaten, such as: beaten, crushed, defeated, demoralized, depressed, and discouraged.

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