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hector

noun

1 Hector

Greek mythology A mythical Trojan who was killed by Achilles during the Trojan War.

Dutch: afblaffen, afschrikken, bang maken, intimideren, overdonderen, terroriseren, tiranniseren



Roget 861: courage, bravery, valor; resoluteness, boldness etc. adj.; spirit, daring, gallantry, intrepidity; contempt of danger, defiance of danger; derring-do; ... show more

Roget 863: rashness etc. adj.; temerity, want of caution, imprudence, indiscretion; overconfidence, presumption, audacity.    precipitancy, precipitation; impetuosity; levity; ... show more

Roget 887: blusterer, swaggerer, vaporer, roisterer, brawler; fanfaron; braggart etc. (boaster) 884; bully, terrorist, rough; ... show more

verb

1 hector

Be bossy towards.

synonyms: ballyrag, boss around, browbeat, bully, bullyrag, push around, strong-arm.

Roget 885: be insolent etc. adj.; bluster, vapor, swagger, swell, give oneself airs, snap one's fingers, kick up a dust; swear etc. (affirm) ... show more


Moby thesaurus: Captain Bobadil, Gascon, Herod, Texan, aggravate, annoy, badger, bait, be at, bedevil, beset, big mouth, blatherskite, blower, blowhard, bludgeon, bluff, bluffer, bluster, bluster and bluff ... show more.

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