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hectors

noun
plural of hector

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a person who teases, threatens, or hurts smaller, weaker, or more vulnerable persons
  • law penalizing debt collection agencies that operate like hectors

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hectors

verb
present tense third-person singular of hector

Synonyms & Antonyms of hectors (Entry 2 of 2)

to make timid or fearful by or as if by threats
  • the judge warned the attorney that hectoring the witness with aggressive questioning would not be allowed

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“Hectors.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hectors. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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