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bully

any of various small freshwater fishes of the genera Gobiomorphus and Philynodon of New Zealand
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The camp bullies and prime trappers of the party began to ruffle up, and to brag, in turn, of their perils and achievements.
Like all his kind and all other bullies, von Schoenvorts was a coward at heart, and so he dropped his hand to his side and started to turn away; but I pulled him back, and there before his men I told him that such a thing must never again occur--that no man was to be struck or otherwise punished other than in due process of the laws that we had made and the court that we had established.
Both were bullies, wherefore there was a streak of cowardice in them, and in the end they had to give up.
But one day, unable to bear the torment longer, he flew at one of the biggest bullies in the school.
Julius helps me when I'm hard up--and bullies me afterward.
Bullies are cowards, and one coward makes many; so good-bye to the School-house match if bullying gets ahead here.
So long as we refuse to allow ourselves, even in the watches of the night, to avow any contrary desires, we may be bullies at home, shady in the City, skinflints in paying wages and profiteers in dealing with the public; yet, if only conscious motives are to count in moral valuation, we shall remain model characters.
There is a great quantity of eating and drinking, making love and jilting, laughing and the contrary, smoking, cheating, fighting, dancing and fiddling; there are bullies pushing about, bucks ogling the women, knaves picking pockets, policemen on the look-out, quacks (OTHER quacks, plague take them
We need to help empower our children to stand up to bullies and speak up if they or someone they know is bullied.
Inviting parents, teachers, children, and educators to unite in exploring creative, positive, non-violent tactics for handling bullies and bullying, "The Defenders: Bully Patrol" endorses a proactive, constructive approach to bully intervention.