Antonyms for hectored

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To be run by his mother and hectored by his sister was as much as he could stand.

"I desire to take shelter, monsieur," the Chevalier hectored.

I shall not go so far as to say that he hectored his parents into sending him to our school.

Monday, 20th, he was affronted by Mr. Vernon; Tuesday, he hectored him.

She would not stay with him—to be bullied and hectored and ordered about by him and his sister.

Did she think she was goin' to stay there and be hectored, while he was round?

They were often illiterate, and they bullied and hectored the people whom they tried.

In the prison they hectored him greatly––so greatly that never more was he straight.

But he had my father imprisoned, and there in the prison they––What was that word,––hectored?

Alone with his bruised ambitions, his hectored egoism, his watery aims.