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Synonyms for bully

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

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A student in Sharjah, Dia Menon, believes that a victim should "maintain eye contact" with bullies.
The bully or bullies in each book intended to cause harm to the victims for various reasons, such as to preserve their status (staying at top of the social ladder in school) or to gain or maintain a sense of power or control in their environment.
Bullies see others who exercise these traits as threats to their own power.
We used to think that bullies had inferior social skills, but some of the newer data tell us that bullies have superior social skills and are so good at manipulating that adults don't know how they treat people they consider inferior," Dr.
2009) only classified individuals as bullies if they were also not victims and if they bullied others at least twice per month, whereas; inclusion criteria for the present study included individuals who bullied at least once per month, regardless of their victim status.
Some bullies will back down when others stand up to them.
Bullying is becoming increasingly intense and vicious these days, and young bullies have social media as a new weapon to terrorize from afar.
Luckily, he found the strength to confront the bullies -- with words, not fists -- and the bullying stopped.
Notably, a 2010 report for the Public Health Agency of Canada, on the Health of Canada's Young People, found approximately 40% of adolescents to be both bullies and victims of bullying.
It's inhuman and it's cruel and bullies must be brought to book.
We also aim to help to teach people how to handle bullies.