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Synonyms for Hector

Synonyms for Hector

one who is habitually cruel to smaller or weaker people

to domineer or drive into compliance by the use of as threats or force, for example

to torment with persistent insult or ridicule

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(Greek mythology) a mythical Trojan who was killed by Achilles during the Trojan War

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Sir Hector will serve as Chief Advisor to ADGM until mid-2015, when he will become Vice-Chairman of Oliver Wyman, the international management consultancy, at which point his on-going involvement with ADGM may be extended if required and agreeable to both parties.
We were hoping that if a photograph of Hector was printed in 7DAYS, perhaps someone may have seen him, or taken him home for safe keeping.
I want to wish the brand new Breakfast with Hector or the brand new breakfast show on 2fm that will be here in 2014 the best of success.
Hector was checked out by the vet and found to be absolutely fine.
He learned of the Crow's Nest Pass from Native tribes and viewed Waterton Lakes before reporting his findings to Hector and leaving for China that fall.
But now she has won her appeal after arguing that Hector is always at risk because he cannot do anything for himself.
Hector had always been a substitute, getting playing time toward the end of the games, especially when the Badgers had the lead.
In general, Book 6 of Omeros finds many of the poem's narrative strands coming together: Plunkett loses his wife Maud who, despite his often chauvinistic attitude toward her, loves her; and we witness the death of Hector who, like his Homeric counterpart, is the great rival of Achille in the poem.
After more than five years of planning and support from a consortium of international HPC-based organizations, HECToR is scheduled to begin operation in October 2007 at the Advanced Computing Facility (ACF) of the UK's Edinburgh University (specifically at the Edinburgh Technopole estate in Midlothian) and is expected to last for six years.
The movie has a distinct gay sensibility (the students here would rather reenact scenes from Now, Voyager than listen to the period rock tunes propping up the soundtrack), but at the same time, every gay teacher here lusts after his students--and there are two more introduced besides Hector.
Hector, the influential yet rather inappropriate classics teacher Griffiths has played in the stage and screen versions of ``The History Boys,'' would especially appreciate the Tracy-Marvin-Griffiths progression.
TG4 star Hector O hEochagain has revealed how he stumbled upon hundreds of Irish women's knickers.
His narrator is Hector, an intelligent boy who dreams of escaping his family's life of poverty and violence.