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Synonyms for browbeat

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

Synonyms for browbeat

discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner

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McCarthy did not conduct a free-floating, open-ended fishing expedition, trawling heedlessly through American institutions in search of a few harmless leftists he could browbeat in front of television cameras.
It may well be that OECTA will try to browbeat the entire school system into silent submission and tolerance of sodomy through the violence of court action and dismissal.
Over the last two years, his Administration has tried to browbeat the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) into recommending U.
Look for the internationalist elites to dangle the never-ending threat of terrorism over the heads of Americans; they intend to browbeat us into accepting bigger and more centralized government and to surrender our precious sovereignty to the United Nations and kindred international organizations.
We don't browbeat witnesses, we don't intimidate witnesses, we don't write witnesses' statements for them, we don't stage witness-member interactions.
So stick to your guns and never allow anyone to browbeat you into doing anything, sexual or otherwise, about which you do not feel completely comfortable.
His Administration lied six ways to Sunday to browbeat the American public into going along with the war.
THE row over television cash became increasingly bitter yesterday as the Football League accused ITV Digital of being "bullies" and attempting to browbeat smaller clubs into accepting less money.
The question is whether any president could now browbeat any Congress into doing any of it.
But don't allow him to browbeat you or for the sake of peace, put the weight back on.
Chancellor Alistair Darling browbeat institutions to reduce mortgages by 1.
11 surge in patriotic feelings, the latest attempt to browbeat voters into exercising their franchise is the claim that failure to vote constitutes a failure of patriotism.
They're rife in the Canaries and Spain handing out "winning" cards that are a ploy to get you to a sales pitch where they'll try to browbeat you into joining a holiday club.
Attorney Grey, played by James Spader in the antsy/cool mode he's perfected for things like this and ``sex, lies, and videotape,'' likes to browbeat, criticize and generally degrade the help.
The new rules ensure no rapist can browbeat his victim in court.