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Synonyms for hector
ˈhɛk tərhec·tor

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hectorverb

    Synonyms:
    bully, swagger, annoy, bluster, boast, vaunt, harass, threaten, tease, worry

    Antonyms:
    cower, shrink, hide, skulk, abscond

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hectorverb

    (Greek mythology) a mythical Trojan who was killed by Achilles during the Trojan War

  2. strong-arm, bully, browbeat, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push aroundverb

    be bossy towards

    "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young"

    Synonyms:
    strong-arm, push around, boss around, bullyrag, bully, swagger, browbeat, ballyrag

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Editors Contribution

  1. submmisive

    to give in to others to not cause an argument.

    submissive behavior is not assertive behavior.

    Submitted by rinat on December 2, 2015  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hectornoun

    Synonyms:
    bully, blusterer, swaggerer, noisy fellow

  2. hectorverb

    Synonyms:
    bully, threaten, menace

  3. hectorverb

    Synonyms:
    vex, tease, annoy, fret, harry, worry, irritate, provoke

  4. hectorverb

    Synonyms:
    bluster, swagger, play the bully

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hectorverb

    Synonyms:
    torment, tease, plague, bully, harass

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "héctor":

    héctor, harry

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Hector":

    Heikki Harma

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#5005worry
#13701threaten
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#18365hector
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#20785annoy
#23203boast
#34128harass
#64843swagger
#88167bluster
#207297browbeat
#281038vaunt

How to use hector in a sentence?

  1. Ben Domensino:

    The size, shape and location of Tiwi Islands make them a perfect place for Hector to develop, sea breezes develop over the islands from all sides and meet in the middle. These converging winds, which are carrying moisture from the surrounding sea, have to go somewhere when they clash... so they go up. This rising column of air becomes cooler with height, which causes water vapour to condense into liquid droplets, forming clouds.

  2. Hector Jairo Martinez:

    At Trump Tower in Manhattan, dozens of Dreamers demonstrated against the plan to end My DACA. I have built my life here in the U.S., for a little while I was about to breathe and move about freely. I kind of find Hector Jairo Martinez as an outsider looking into my life.

  3. Homer:

    At last is Hector stretch'd upon the plain,Who fear'd no vengeance for Patroclus slainThen, Prince You should have fear'd, what now you feelAchilles absent was Achilles stillYet a short space the great avenger stayed,Then low in dust thy strength and glory laid.

  4. Paula Moltzan:

    Sara Hector has been climbing the whole season and it’s so incredible to watch her.

  5. Ian Shepherd:

    Southeasterly trade winds extending from the subtropical ridge to the south will normally suppress thunderstorm activity over much of the Northern Territory during the late dry season( September) and at times early in the wet season( October and November), leaving Hector as a prominent but isolated feature on the Darwin skyline.


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