1. bullying, intimidation, aggression

usage: the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something


1. strong-arm, bully, browbeat, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push around, intimidate

usage: be bossy towards; "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young"

2. browbeat, bully, swagger, wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle

usage: discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate


1. blustery, bullying, domineering (vs. submissive)

usage: noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others

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