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bul·ly1

bully1

 
 
pronunciation:
bU li
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: bullies
definition: someone who harasses and frightens others.
A bully in my school always steals my lunch money.
similar words:
thug, tyrant
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: bullies, bullying, bullied
definition: to frighten or hurt.
That girl bullies all the other girls in her class.
synonyms:
terrorize
antonyms:
coax
similar words:
abuse, harass, oppress, torment, trample, twist someone's arm
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