Sentence Examples

  • He browbeat the judges on the bench, and kept many persons under arrest for indefinite periods without a trial.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Alexander, although he could not get Savonarola into his own hands, browbeat the Florentine government into condemning the reformer to death (May 23, 1498).