Definition of 'browbeaten'
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He drank only when browbeaten by his peers, stopping the moment he felt his hold over the machine slipping; drugs were unthinkable. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)This young woman who is probably your age has been browbeaten into thinking she's ignorant. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2001)Alan seemed so intense about it that she was feeling browbeaten, and she didn't want to give in just because of that. AFTERMATH (2001)
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