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Hec•tor



Pronunciation: (hek'tur), [key]
n.
1. Class. Myth.the eldest son of Priam and husband of Andromache: the greatest Trojan hero in the Trojan War, killed by Achilles.
2. (l.c.) a blustering, domineering person; a bully.
3. a male given name.

v.t.
(l.c.) to treat with insolence; bully; torment: The teacher hectored his students incessantly.

v.i.
(l.c.) to act in a blustering, domineering way; be a bully.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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