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Is the singer who says she “loves men” cowing to a culture of misogyny, or making a savvy business decision?

If monsters with no information about us landed, they might perpetrate some massacres with the entirely foolish idea of cowing us.

By his shouts he succeeded in so cowing the peasants that they obeyed him and began to beat each other at his command.

No resistance was attempted, the sight of the soldiers completely cowing the mutineers.

Tying to the stake was the most complete means of subjugating and cowing the prisoners.

This fresh disaster had gone a long way towards cowing them.


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On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cowing, such as: abusive, aggressive, antagonistic, bad-tempered, barbarous, and bellicose.

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