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synonyms for hector

  • browbeat
  • irritate
  • nag
  • badger
  • bait
  • bluster
  • dominate
  • harass
  • heckle
  • intimidate
  • plague
  • ride
  • swagger
  • tease
  • torment
  • worry
See also synonyms for: hectored / hectoring
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antonyms for hector

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  • assuage
  • please
  • aid
  • assist
  • encourage
  • help
  • support
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How to use hector in a sentence

There was one card signed "Hector," but I don't know anyone named Hector!
HINTS FROM HELOISE: POP-UP ADS ANGER READERHELOISE HELOISEMAY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He guessed that the request was connected with Hector Caron's death; and, of course, gave his consent.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Justine tried hard for composure, and answered gently: "I loved my brother Hector."
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
For Hector ran away from a single man; this hero was never known to run away at all.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Major Hector Munro took command of the British army, and found it in a mutinous condition; desertions to the enemy were frequent.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
And then, dear Hector, if you only knew how some people's tempers have altered since you went away!
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There was no interdiction against it; Hector Hall, with his big guns, could not ride in and order a man off that domain.
THE FLOCKMASTER OF POISON CREEKGEORGE W. OGDEN
She ceased denying him her face, even smiled a little, seeming to forget Hector Hall and his pending vengeance.
THE FLOCKMASTER OF POISON CREEKGEORGE W. OGDEN
Mackenzie saw at a glance that neither of them was Hector Hall, but one a woman, her loose garments flapping as she rode.
THE FLOCKMASTER OF POISON CREEKGEORGE W. OGDEN
I wonder what kind of an excuse Hector made when he went home without his guns!
THE FLOCKMASTER OF POISON CREEKGEORGE W. OGDEN
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WORDS RELATED TO HECTOR

  • badger
  • boast
  • brag
  • brazen
  • browbeat
  • bulldoze
  • cow
  • crow
  • domineer
  • gloat
  • hector
  • rant
  • rave
  • ride the high horse
  • roar
  • roister
  • shoot off one's mouth
  • show off
  • storm
  • strut
  • swagger
  • swell
  • talk big
  • vapor
  • vaunt
  • yap
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.