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1‘he hectored the witness into incoherence’
bully, intimidate, browbeat, cow, badger, chivvy, harass, torment, plague
coerce, pressurize, strong-arm, threaten, menace, ride roughshod over, use strong-arm tactics on, dragoon
informal bulldoze, railroad, steamroller
North American informal bullyrag
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