browbeaten


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brow·beat

 (brou′bēt′)
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.

browbeaten

(ˈbraʊbiːtən)
adj
intimidated
Translations

browbeaten

[ˈbraʊbiːtən] adjpersécuté(e)
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Why was I always suffering, always browbeaten, always accused, for ever condemned?
Thereupon, finding Tess unfairly browbeaten, the husbands and lovers tried to make peace by defending her; but the result of that attempt was directly to increase the war.
Once more quarrelling, each of them staked money on his own side of the Grandmother's chair(for instance, the one Pole staked upon the red, and the other one upon the black), until they had so confused and browbeaten the old lady that, nearly weeping, she was forced to appeal to the head croupier for protection, and to have the two Poles expelled.
I don't sit here, sir,' returned the Philanthropist, raising his voice to a roar, 'to be browbeaten.
He had browbeaten me into his own chair in his own corner; he was standing over me, empty bottle in one hand, revolver in the other, and murder itself in the purple puckers of his raging face.
He will maintain, I think, his right to his personal dignity, specifically his right not to be browbeaten (again) with hopelessly un-provable and garbage allegations,' Dino said.
He held that Jialas can not be browbeaten by sending some policemen to frighten them.
Summary: New Delhi [India] Oct 25 (ANI): Launching a scathing attack on the Opposition, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that the Election Commission (EC) is not supposed to be browbeaten by a disgruntled or a losing political party.
Lewis, in one of his first post-Homeland roles, plays fiery minister Balor who lives on a Scottish island with browbeaten wife Aislin (Andrea Riseborough).
Speaking on the obituary gathering the leaders made it clear that immense sacrifices rendered by browbeaten nation of Kashmir will soon near fruits and Indian oppression will come to end .
The lawsuit said that instructors told them the procedure was voluntary but that students who refused were browbeaten and their academic standing was threatened.
A sincerely but shakily conceived narrative debut for writer-helmer Corinna McFarlane, this uber-dour study of marital collapse casts Damian Lewis and Andrea Riseborough adrift as an ascetic Scottish minister and his browbeaten wife, yielding characterizations of such unchecked intensity as to steer the proceedings to the point of parody.