may intimidate the human race into bringing order into its international affairs" (Albert Einstein).Browbeat suggests the persistent application of highhanded, disdainful, or imperious tactics: browbeating a witness.
To bully is to intimidate through blustering, domineering, or threatening behavior: workers who were bullied into accepting a poor contract.
Take the word "intimidating." That's got to be one of the most frustrating words in the whole dating world, am I right, ladies?
If you've been called intimidating, you're probably wondering what the &*^# is up with that! Read on for a few different interpretations of this often-used label. If you're out there crushin' it professionally, it might soon become clear to the man you're seeing that you're more successful than he is. Be your genuine self and let him get to know the real you.
Whatever your situation, you can learn to speak with confidence by boosting your self esteem, being assertive, and overcoming your feelings of intimidation.
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Perhaps you are dealing with a domineering boss or have a classmate who can be a bit of a bully.