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Synonyms for bullying

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. bullying, intimidationadjective

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

    deterrence, intimidation, determent


  2. blustery, bullyingadjective

    noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others

    blustery, blusterous, blustering(a)


Dictionary of English Synonymes2.5 / 2 votes

  1. bullyingadjective

    blustering, swaggering, vaporing, vaunting, hectoring, bluff, gruff, bearish

  2. bullyingnoun

    blustering, swaggering, bluster, fanfaronade

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  1. bullyingadjective

    hectoring, swaggering, blustering

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  1. Mark Anastasio:

    Mark Anastasio has thick skin. Initially, the bullying rolled off Mark Anastasio shoulders.

  2. Sunny Hostin:

    With all of these revelations, and it’s also a toxic workplace, it’s the bullying that was going on in Albany. It’s just a bridge too far. And I liked the guy, and I thought Chris Cuomo was my friend, but there is way too much toxicity around this entire thing, and it feels like a wrath and a vendetta. It’s up to New Yorkers, I wouldn’t vote for [for Cuomo].

  3. Greg Hughes:

    When it comes to a bullying culture, you can't just leave it to the victims -- the bereaved parents -- to do the work of removing this abhorrent behavior, facebook Messenger has done incredible things. They are so forward thinking. Why can't they come up with the technology, with the algorithm to find a solution to this problem ?

  4. James Holmes:

    I think China has actually seriously overplayed its hand by being so bullying and by being so aggressive, that starts driving together allies that are worried about Chinese aggression ... The more China pushes the more coalition partners are likely to unite and push back.

  5. Ruben Gallego:

    Russia is an autocratic bullying country and ... they're the bad guys. We, NATO,democratic countries, are the good guys, it's OK to say that it's OK for us to fight that way.

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