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tr.v. brow·beat, brow·beat·en (-bēt′n), brow·beat·ing, brow·beats
To intimidate or subjugate by an overbearing manner or domineering speech; bully. See Synonyms at intimidate.

brow′beat′er n.
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One who is habitually cruel to smaller or weaker people:
Archaic: brave.
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The First Minister crumbled under a stinging attack from an unlikely browbeater - Tory leader William Hague.
The pope may be a tough old browbeater, but he is also jolly and good for a joke with those in his entourage.
But we do not find here some doctrinaire browbeater, an opinionated hack, who wants to foist his ideas upon us.