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henpecking

verb
present participle of henpeck

Synonyms & Antonyms of henpecking

to subject (someone) to constant scoldings and sharp reminders
  • my doctor henpecked me into adopting a healthier lifestyle

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“Henpecking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/henpecking. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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