Sentence Examples with the word browbeat

Cesare's position was greatly shaken, and when he tried to browbeat the cardinals by means of Don Michelotto and his bravos, they refused to be intimidated; he had to leave Rome in September, trusting that the Spanish cardinals would elect a candidate friendly to his house.

Lancaster and his friend Lord Percy came to St Pauls, and so insulted and browbeat the bishop, that the proceedings degenerated into a riot, and reached no conclusion (Feb.

He browbeat the judges on the bench, and kept many persons under arrest for indefinite periods without a trial.

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Alexander, although he could not get Savonarola into his own hands, browbeat the Florentine government into condemning the reformer to death (May 23, 1498).