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Interrogators often keep prisoners awake for days at a time and then browbeat the exhausted captives with an ideological barrage they find difficult to resist.
BULLYING is a vicious circle in which the tormented go on to browbeat their own children, who then persecute others.
The denial of the existence of God is behind all the fantastic claims of evolutionists who want to browbeat anyone who dares to say they are wrong.
I attended a Liverpool ECHO Mersey Marvels lunch with her a few years ago and watched in amazement as she charmed and in some cases browbeat the celebrities there to support her cause.
Toward the latter half of the film, she hatches a wicked stratagem, using blackmail and bribery to browbeat an endorsement out of rising House of Commons star Sir Robert Chiltern (Jeremy Northam, this generation's somberly masculine heir apparent to Laurence Olivier and Jeremy Irons).
Language suffers most of all, as a long line of Transcendental Victims use terms like "racist," "sexist," "homophobic," and "Eurocentric" so freely that they lose all significance, and crude pop-Stalinist phrases like "Dead White European Males" (in Hughes' acerbic formulation, "the pale patriarchal penis people") are used to browbeat a quavering academy.
If they feel strongly about this, I don't browbeat them to take morphine.
Local councils are forced through the application of the Waste FrameworkDirective to browbeat taxpayers into accepting fortnightly bin collections.
Mr Clarke and other ministers were also warned by the new Lord Chief Justice not to browbeat judges over how anti-terror and other laws should be applied.