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verb as in bully

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There was one card signed "Hector," but I don't know anyone named Hector!

Outside, they killed Hector McMillan, a Canadian missionary, before joining the ranks of the fleeing rebels.

“The United States v. Hector Monsegur,” Judge Loretta Preska said.

On Tuesday, it was Hector Pagan, ex-husband of Mob Wives star Renee Graziano.

“Then maybe you should take up laundering yourself, Billy,” says Hector quietly.

One celebrated English author has gone that far already: “Plus another thing, Hector!”

He guessed that the request was connected with Hector Caron's death; and, of course, gave his consent.

Justine tried hard for composure, and answered gently: "I loved my brother Hector."

For Hector ran away from a single man; this hero was never known to run away at all.

Major Hector Munro took command of the British army, and found it in a mutinous condition; desertions to the enemy were frequent.

And then, dear Hector, if you only knew how some people's tempers have altered since you went away!


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On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hector, such as: browbeat, irritate, nag, badger, bait, and bluster.

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