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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Browbeat \Brow"beat`\, v. t. [imp. Browbeat; p. p. Browbeaten; p. pr. & vb. n. Browbeating.] To depress or bear down with haughty, stern looks, or with arrogant speech and dogmatic assertions; to abash or disconcert by impudent or abusive words or looks; to bully; as, to browbeat witnesses. [1913 Webster] My grandfather was not a man to be browbeaten. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Browbeating \Brow"beat`ing\, n. The act of bearing down, abashing, or disconcerting, with stern looks, supercilious manners, or confident assertions. [1913 Webster] The imperious browbeatings and scorn of great men. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]
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