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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bully  \Bul"ly\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bullied};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bullying}.] 
  To  intimidate  with  threats  and  by  an  overbearing,  swaggering 
  demeanor;  to  act  the  part  of  a  bully  toward. 
 
  For  the  last  fortnight  there  have  been  prodigious 
  shoals  of  volunteers  gone  over  to  bully  the  French, 
  upon  hearing  the  peace  was  just  signing.  --Tatler. 
 
  Syn:  To  bluster;  swagger;  hector;  domineer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bullying 
  adj  :  noisily  domineering;  tending  to  browbeat  others  [syn:  {blustery}] 
  n  :  the  act  of  intimidating  a  weaker  person  to  make  them  do 
  something  [syn:  {intimidation}] 




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