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hector

hec·tor

hector

 
pronunciation:
hek tr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (cap.) in The Iliad, the greatest warrior among the Trojans, who is killed by Achilles.
definition 2: a blustering, intimidating bully.
similar words:
bully
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hectored, hectoring, hectors
definition: to bully.
Some of the older students hectored the freshmen.The small nation resisted being hectored by its more powerful neighbors.
antonyms:
coax
similar words:
browbeat, bully, ride
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to act in the manner of a bully.