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November 15, 2007
hector \HEK-tur\, noun: 1. A bully.
transitive verb: 1. To intimidate or harass in a blustering way; to bully.
intransitive verb: 1. To play the bully; to bluster.
At both ends of the escalators, attendants . . . hector and berate any passenger who steps out of line. -- Jeffrey Tayler, "A Means of Transport", The Atlantic, February 1998