browbeat

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Synonyms for browbeat

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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Gasp as she browbeats and psychologically torments a sweet little girl
Throughout their adventures, Kikujiro wheedles, browbeats, deceives and otherwise annoys people into helping them out.
He plays Apple Computer founder Steve Jobs as a charismatic visionary loaded with personal demons who browbeats his employees and who, for years, shuts his daughter out of his life.
Then the ballet takes a sudden dark turn; the male choreographer's rough partnering browbeats the childlike ballerina until she undergoes a transformation in her fierce solo.
In Vincent Gallo's ``Buffalo '66,'' Billy Brown (Gallo) steals a blond kewpie doll named Layla (Christina Ricci) out of her tap dancing class and browbeats her into masquerading as his wife at a dinner with his parents.