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bullying

adjective

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bullying

noun

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bullying

verb
present participle of bully

Synonyms & Antonyms of bullying (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to inflict physical or emotional harm upon
  • the kindergarten teacher explained why it was wrong to bully classmates

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The first known use of bullying was in 1742

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“Bullying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bullying. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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