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