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Synonyms for bully

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

Synonyms for bully

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Some bullies will back down when others stand up to them.
He was born with a hearing impairment, and as a polite, book-loving child he was seen as an easy mark by bullies.
A lot of bullies get jealous and then they make fun of you,'' McMahon told Ford's pupils, who gathered around a screen that projected images from the book.
The new study reveals that the victims of school bullies carry the scars into adulthood and those scars seriously affect their lives for years if not for ever.
Several students also voiced their opinions on the issue, both as victims and bullies.
The expert helping hand comes from anti-bullying charity Bullybusters which confirmed its expansion plans as its celebrates its eighth successful year of tackling school bullies.
60 percent of bullies are men; 40 percent are women
There is a myth that the best first approach to addressing bullying is for targets to confront bullies directly.
Those who responded that they had been bullied during the last 12 months were categorized as victims; those who responded that they had bullied or pushed someone around in the last 12 months were categorized as bullies.
Peers either console targets or they encourage bullies by laughing or even chiming in.
Adolescent bullies were found to respond to an individualistic approach to intervention, with a greater focus on developing empathy and support for victims.
Flack said many bullies seem unaware of how hurtful bullying can be or that they could be held accountable for their actions.
Ms Steel warns that it's unhelpful to suggest that there's a type of child who bullies or who is bullied, as it suggests there's nothing that can be done about it.
managers and employees deal with workplace bullies.