Browbeat suggests the persistent application of highhanded, disdainful, or imperious tactics: browbeating a witness.
Cow implies bringing out an abject state of timorousness and often demoralization: a dog that was cowed by abuse.
Now, that having been said: you want to consider toning down your behavior somewhat.
This isn’t to say that there’s something wrong with being high-energy or being a tomboy, just that there can be a fine line between being energetic and outgoing and being obnoxious.
A shy guy, even one who wishes women would be more assertive and take the initiative, can have a low threshold when it comes to directness and energy.To bully is to intimidate through blustering, domineering, or threatening behavior: workers who were bullied into accepting a poor contract.named 360-Degree Performance Review, which collected feedback from not just your supervisor but from a baseball starting-lineup's worth of colleagues, supervisors, vendors and clients--a sampling of everyone with whom you interacted.Some were tomboys growing up and take pride in being one of the guys.Others were late bloomers or women who have had few female role models in their lives.