bullying


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Synonyms for bullying

the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something

noisily domineering

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But as to Higgins, the only distinction he makes between men and women is that when he is neither bullying nor exclaiming to the heavens against some featherweight cross, he coaxes women as a child coaxes its nurse when it wants to get anything out of her.
I'll have it out of somebody, I tell you,' said Squeers, his usual harsh crafty manner changed to open bullying 'None of your whining vapourings here, Mr Puppy, but be off to your kennel, for it's past your bedtime
He now stepped up to Annabella, who sat with her back towards him, with Hattersley still beside her, though not now attending to her, being occupied in vociferously abusing and bullying his host.
Sir Ernest Heavywether made short work of her, and under his unmerciful bullying she contradicted herself hopelessly, and Sir Ernest sat down again with a satisfied smile on his face.
The bullying manner was highly efficacious with a nervous disposition.
According to Public Safety Canada, bullying is "characterized by acts of intentional harm, repeated over-time, in a relationship where an imbalance of power exists.
Hidden direct costs include management time consumed in addressing claims for bullying, investigating allegations of bullying through formal grievance procedures and workplace support services such as counselling.
Online bullying is dangerous because it an extension of traditional bullying that can be used by bullies 24 hours a day and has an infinite audience.
In response to the hazards caused by workplace bullying, WorkSafe New Zealand and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have developed a best practice guideline, Bullying--preventing and responding to workplace bullying.
Bullying is the kind of behaviour intended to hurt others, physically or mentally.
Now, he brings his newly illustrated book and the ideas it teaches about bullying to local schools.
He loved nearly everything about England, but his experience as a school boy there was marred by persistent bullying.
Awareness is the first step in the battle against bullying.
Bully Zero Australia Foundation's 24-hour bullying hotline provides a vital service for people of all ages affected by bullying, and the Napthine Government is proud to be supporting it with this $50,000 grant as part of our flagship Bully Stoppers initiative," Mr Dixon said.