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  • 141give one a talking to — index browbeat Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 142harrow — I verb aggrieve, agitate, alarm, annoy, appall, assail, badger, bedevil, beset, besiege, bother, browbeat, bully, chafe, chagrin, cross, discompose, disconcert, dismay, displease, disquiet, disturb, excruciare, fret, give pain, harass, harm,… …

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  • 143harry — I (harass) verb aggrieve, annoy, badger, bait, be offensive, be rude, beleaguer, beset, bother, browbeat, bully, cruciare, deride, discompose, disconcert, displease, distress, disturb, fluster, fret, haze, heckle, hound, importune, irritate,… …

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  • 144hector — I verb badger, bait, beset, bluster, bother, browbeat, bully, cow, distress, disturb, fret, gibe, goad, harass, harrow, harry, heckle, hound, insult, intimidate, irritate, jeer, menace, molest, nag, nettle, offend, persecute, pester, plague,… …

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  • 145humble — index browbeat, contrite, debase, demean (make lower), demote, derogate, diffident, familiar (customary) …

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  • 146humiliate — I verb abase, abash, affront, befool, bespatter, blackball, blacken, brand, bring shame upon, cast a slur upon, cast down, contemn, cow, crush, debase, defame, deflate, degrade, demean, demote, depreciate, deride, derogate, discredit, disgrace,… …

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  • 147make nervous — index browbeat Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 148make one feel small — index browbeat Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 149nag — index annoy, bicker, browbeat, hector, importune, irritate, obsess, plague, request …

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  • 150overawe — index browbeat, deter, intimidate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 151overbear — index beat (defeat), browbeat, repress, subdue, subjugate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 152persecute — I verb abuse, afflict, aggrieve, agonize, annoy, assail, attack, badger, be intolerant, be malevolent, be malicious, be offensive, be ruthless, bedevil, beset, bother, browbeat, bully, carp at, chevy, crucify, damage, distress, disturb, do an… …

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  • 153petrify — index browbeat, frighten, intimidate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 154plague — I verb afflict, aggravate, aggrieve, annoy, badger, bait, bedevil, beset, bother, browbeat, bullyrag, cross, devil, discommode, discompose, displease, disquiet, distress, disturb, exagitare, exasperate, exercere, fret, gall, gibe, grate, harry,… …

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  • 155press — I noun authors, columnists, commentators, contributors, correspondents, editors, interviewers, journalistic writers, journalists, literary publications, media, members of the media, members of the press, news business, news gatherers, newsmen,… …

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  • 156prevail upon — I verb affect, be influential, beseech, bring over, bring to reason, carry weight with, coax, convince, encourage, enlist, entice, entreat, exercise influence over, exercise influence upon, exercise influence with, exhort, exorare, have influence …

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  • 157push into — index browbeat Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 158put in fear — index browbeat, intimidate, menace Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 159put pressure on — index bait (harass), browbeat, coerce, constrain (compel), enforce, insist, lobby …

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  • 160raise apprehensions — index browbeat, menace Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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