The work of bearing down abashing or disconcerting with stern looks supercilious ways or confident assertions
- of Browbeat
- The act of bearing down, abashing, or disconcerting, with stern looks, supercilious ways, or confident assertions.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Browbeat
- (letter.) The work of bearing down, abashing, or disconcerting, with stern looks, supercilious manners, or confident assertions.
He naturally referred the question to the cardinals about him; with whom Gardiner held long arguments, enforced, it would seem, by not a little browbeating of the College.