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browbeat
to bully; to intimidate
bruit
to spread the news
brunt
shock, force, or impact, as of a blow
brusque
abrupt in manner, blunt; rough
buccaneer
a pirate
bucolic
pertaining to the country side; rural
bugbear
something causing fear
bulbous
swollen; shaped like a bulb
bulwark
a strong defense
bumptious
conceited; arrogant
bungle
to do things clumsily or badly
buoy (two meanings)
a floating object (n); to encourage (v)
buoyant (two meanings)
able to float; lighthearted and lively
burgeon
to flourish; to grow rapidly
burlesque
a speech or action that treat a serious subject with ridicule
burly
muscular; husky
burnish
to polish
buttress
any prop or support