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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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New Delhi [India] Oct 25 ( ANI ): Launching a scathing attack on the Opposition, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that the Election Commission (EC) is not supposed to be browbeaten by a disgruntled or a losing political party.
I was depressed by her readiness to accept such violence, but cruelty and bullying, of course, can create a mind-set in which the unacceptable is accepted by those who are so browbeaten that their condence and selfesteem vanishes.
Critics reckon MP Edward Timpson is being browbeaten by Apple to avoid stricter controls.
Mills had wanted to create a kids' ready meal range called Poppety-ping - named after a colloquial Welsh term for a microwave oven - based on international dishes, but allowed himself to be browbeaten by Mordaunt to go with a pretend blood-and-guts style brand instead.
SCOTLAND manager Craig Levein has warned the Tartan Army he will not be browbeaten or bullied into playing Jordan Rhodes in the Macedonia game.
A politician whose influence for good will be missed in this diverse city, someone not afraid to stand up for her beliefs and let herself be browbeaten by lesser, self-serving politicians, who, once they are in power, forget the people who put them there.
Panel chairman Derek Adrian-Harris said: "There were 13 complaints over an eight-year period, during which some students were humiliated, mocked, diminished and browbeaten.
Never allow yourself to be browbeaten or felt forced into making a hasty decision.
THE PAINTED VEIL (12) North Wales raised Naomi Watts as society belle Kitty Garstin browbeaten into marrying a dull bacteriologist.
IT is that time of year again and we are being browbeaten into giving money to the pathetic so-called governments of Africa who cannot stop fighting each other.
Ending up a ward of the state, Jeremiah is browbeaten by a prosecutor (Winona Ryder, another supposed friend of JT) who only cares about getting a molestation conviction.
In this year's race-and-class drama, Crash, the maid character was browbeaten by a neurotic housewife played by Sandra Bullock, only to dutifully comfort her after the erstwhile Miss Congeniality fell down a flight of stairs.
It's time to confront all forces of opposition, both within and without, that have scared and browbeaten us into a wimpish silence.
People have to bribed or browbeaten to donate blood.
This industry is so browbeaten by regulation; this is the second most regulated industry next to atomic energy.