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Adjective
Exercising power in a cruel or arbitrary way
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Involving physical conflict, or having a propensity to use physical force
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Having a hostile or deliberately frightening quality or manner
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Resembling a lout
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Characterized by the tendency to harass
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Defiantly aggressive or bad-tempered
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Tough and exacting in one's expectations or treatment of others
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Harassment or intimidation
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The action or practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats
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Cruel or harmful treatment or abuse
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Loud, aggressive, or indignant talk with little effect
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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
Verb
Present participle for to inflict, or threaten to inflict, physical or emotional harm to
“Studies have provided some interesting insight into the psychology of students who bully their classmates.”
Verb
Present participle for to coerce into doing something using intimidatory tactics
“The company has been accused of trying to bully workers into signing unfair workplace agreements.”
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