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hector British & World English

Talk to (someone) in a bullying way

Hector British & World English

A Trojan warrior, son of Priam and Hecuba and husband of Andromache. He was killed by Achilles, who dragged his body behind his chariot three times round the walls of Troy

hector English Thesaurus

he hectored the witness into incoherence

Berlioz, Hector British & World English

(1803–69), French composer; full name Louis-Hector Berlioz. He wrote for large orchestras and choirs and employed dramatic, descriptive orchestral effects. Notable works: Les Troyens (opera, 1856-9), Symphonie fantastique (1830), and La Damnation de Faust (cantata, 1846)

Saki British & World English

(1870–1916), British short-story writer, born in Burma; pseudonym of Hector Hugh Munro. His stories encompass the satiric, comic, macabre, and supernatural, and frequently depict animals as agents seeking revenge on humankind

Hector Hugh Munro in Saki British & World English

(1870–1916), British short-story writer, born in Burma; pseudonym of Hector Hugh Munro. His stories encompass the satiric, comic, macabre, and supernatural, and frequently depict animals as agents seeking revenge on humankind

Hector Hugh Munro in Saki New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(1870–1916), British writer; pseudonym of Hector Hugh Munro

Louis-Hector Berlioz in Berlioz, Hector British & World English

(1803–69), French composer; full name Louis-Hector Berlioz. He wrote for large orchestras and choirs and employed dramatic, descriptive orchestral effects. Notable works: Les Troyens (opera, 1856-9), Symphonie fantastique (1830), and La Damnation de Faust (cantata, 1846)