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Present participle for to depend upon for support
“He's always ready with a shoulder to lean on and like Bessie he can be a calming influence.”
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Present participle for to suffocate a person's space as if to coerce them into doing something
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Present participle for to convince or manipulate
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Present participle for to subject to cruel or unjust treatment
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Present participle for to turn to as a substitute
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Present participle for to give (someone) orders in a domineering manner
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Present participle for to put pressure or press on
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Present participle for to move or urge on mentally or emotionally
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Present participle for to criticize or scold sternly
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Present participle for to strike or hit repeatedly
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Present participle for to persistently harass or bother
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Present participle for to persuade or convince someone not to do something
Noun
Reliance on someone or something for financial support
Adjective
(dependent on) Requiring someone or something for financial or other support
Preposition
Supported by something
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