Đồng nghĩa của curse

Alternative for curse

curses, cursed, cursing

Đồng nghĩa: affliction, burden, swear, trouble,

Trái nghĩa: benedict, benediction, bless, blessing,

Noun

A cause of great distress or misfortune
affliction misfortune trouble trial bane misery calamity burden tribulation scourge ordeal hardship plague torment disaster blight blow problem evil nemesis setback cancer canker vexation cross pestilence poison cross to bear bitter pill pain adversity woe distress sorrow suffering torture wretchedness grief travail pest nuisance catastrophe visitation worry agony difficulty headache downfall ruin undoing anguish tragedy misadventure hassle hurt mishap straits excruciation rack reverse menace depression cataclysm ruination bother annoyance albatross sadness unhappiness persecution vicissitude drag bummer accident mischance thorn in the flesh destruction punishment weakness disease despair heartache load death penalty infliction irritation crucible irritant nightmare deprivation heartbreak privation oppression stress want destitution need penury waterloo discomfort travails poverty care downer dolor bad luck ill fortune stroke of bad luck hard time failure rainy day thorn in your side injury hard knocks retribution vengeance millstone contamination defeat sickness pollution gauntlet ills cumber corruption infirmity crux condition plight mildew contagion fungus fire gantlet bête noire harassment road to ruin terror infestation gloom soreness bête noir inconvenience complication eyesore sight withering dump Waterloo provocation nag nagging blast aggravation botheration hydra exasperation besetment Cancer tormentor correction dejection squalor bad news big trouble severe test reversal of fortune trying time indigence sordidness melancholy despondency desolation underbelly failing fatal attraction pain in the backside pain in the rear pain in the neck pain in the bum sorriness dolefulness debacle devastation dolour blot on the landscape shock grieving rue blues deploring lamentation dole bemoaning rain regret austerity apocalypse ill reverse of fortune thorn in one's side unluckiness knock disappointment struggle whammy grievance wreck contretemps sad event bad fortune humiliation serious accident lot doom grievous blow neediness weak point soft underbelly Achilles heel weak spot impecuniousness impecuniosity beggary trials rigor hazard hardness asperity danger labor lack toil drudgery labour peril rigour fatigue fatal flaw tough luck tough break trials and tribulations dire straits Herculean task rotten luck financial distress uphill battle trauma anxiety issue wronging double whammy hard knock loss crisis strain harm crunch hard times disadvantage exigency ill luck bad break unpleasantness hard luck upset infelicity emergency pickle test hell reversal urgency casualty jam exertion weight predicament grind dilemma pinch unluck effort pressure scrape pangs hitch angst pains detriment harshness damage hot water severity brutality passion mischief hell on earth drain encumbrance difficulties quandary work fix juncture haplessness head frustration extremity endeavor zero hour check slog unfortunateness lapse painfulness clutch hurting untowardness wrong snag sweat discouragement throe disquiet endeavour car crash cruelty difficult task hard work responsibility the worst ruthlessness onus obligation duty task deep water charge battle impoverishment upheaval awkwardness necessity tension calvary fiasco bale crossroad mess mishappening tinderbox Dunkirk crossroads conjuncture strife stew turning point curtains strait rout horror disbenefit jolt havoc nakba uphill struggle tough grind tall order tough assignment non-success melancholia collapse breaking point flash point boiling point crunch time doldrums exigence heat challenge throes gloominess conquering pang disturbance buffet holy mess unholy mess harsh conditions dumps low spirits mournfulness drudge moil ill-treatment desperate straits disservice ill-fortune industry striving abuse ill-luck graft can of worms bad experience force concern accountability intensity baptism of fire circumstance climacteric agitation rotten break devil's own luck hard cheese raw deal painful experience martyrdom unpleasant experience uphill drawback malice jar inclemency intolerance obduracy roughness paroxysm stormy seas demands conflict act of cruelty breakdown ticklish spot commotion tumult evildoing spasms hold-up difficult time mischanter slavery hock disorder difficult going hard going boo-boo offense prejudice offence mourning bereavement remorse letdown comedown drama long haul body blow lack of comfort disability dependency dependence kick in the teeth demand down dud lack of success tears donkeywork devastating blow one in the eye fit stabs convulsions blue ruin mortification broken-heartedness quagmire confusion derangement outburst traumatization lament pressure cooker bath denial impasse knot muddle pass constraint requirement desperation pining repulse inhumanity troubles turnabout vanquishment hopelessness jinx skids savagery acuteness demandingness barricade deadlock repining malaise purgatory bewailing heaviness of heart lamenting holocaust crash needfulness requisite essential imperativeness wont criticalness pressingness meltdown liability disheartenment embarrassment mental suffering dispossession mishanter resignation forlornness dispiritedness contingency duress rough seas abyss a stew a jam a scrape a spot a hole a fix dead end a pickle bind hole spot crucifixion rough going despondence dismay problems calling undertaking function chore mission exercise job assignment stroke of ill luck relentlessness ball and chain dead weight mental weight blame shackle deadweight unwanted responsibility chain hindrance demoralization resignedness disconsolateness miserableness dreariness panic stations nervousness tenseness tough situation strenuousness laboriousness arduousness struggling evil eye kiss of death bad thing joylessness glumness cheerlessness pessimism defeatism despond exactingness sticky situation ado toughness demoralisation mopes sorrowfulness heartsickness downheartedness extreme suffering hangup blue devils dashed hopes acerbity puzzle imbroglio bafflement spot of bother restlessness disquietude ferment dread trepidation severeness heartbrokenness nervous tension overextension misgiving fear distention mistrust flutter apprehensiveness alarm fearfulness deprival Gehenna murder moroseness expectancy impatience worriment ache twinge stitch impairment mental burden to-do mutilation anvil chorus suppression hard labor diligence energy yakka persistence sweat of one's brow slogging assiduity manual labor blood, sweat and tears salt mines conscientiousness tenacity spadework muscle vigour application determination gruntwork vigor elbow grease strength donkey work attempts push power grit assiduousness subjugation tyranny repression disfigurement vandalism defacement wreckage scarring vandalization defilement desecration authoritarianism subjection maltreatment despotism vitiation erosion deterioration wrecking friction shattering battering attrition crushing injustice tyrrany abusiveness ruining abrasion adulteration spoilage knockout detrition wear and tear illness outrage degeneration bruise waste wound debasement cave-in depreciation marring blemish corrosion annihilation breakage ravage enslavement domination exploitation control forcibleness coercion dictatorship autocracy compulsion subduing fascism incumbency office evil fortune evil chance imperative devoir commitment bad trot ill treatment martial law iron hand tax excess baggage

Noun

The quality of being vulgar
scurrility indecency smut vulgarity impurity coarseness lewdness profanity filthiness bawdiness blueness foulness dirtiness smuttiness grossness licentiousness pornography impropriety indelicacy immodesty prurience vileness salacity lubricity suggestiveness porn sleaze affront blight offence offense wrong abomination atrocity evil outrage scatology swearword profaneness vulgarness X-rating four-letter word dirty word dirty name obscenity filth dirt ribaldry crudity crudeness scurrilousness lasciviousness wantonness nastiness impureness raunchiness raunch bawdry rudeness coprology expletive cuss earthiness broadness naughtiness vulgarism cussword oath swear sensuality titillation raciness spiciness indecorousness bestiality offensiveness epithet blasphemy bawdy remarks billingsgate bawdy songs salaciousness bawdy jokes unseemliness lubrici fruitiness sauciness bad language debauchery lechery immorality depravity carnality lustfulness dissoluteness lecherousness libidinousness profligacy degeneracy lust wickedness corruption voluptuousness libertinism vice dissipation unchastity eroticism sin fleshliness concupiscence sinfulness promiscuity corruptness iniquity rakishness dissolution hedonism sybaritism outrageousness pruriency libertinage looseness brutishness iniquitousness animalism dishonour gross indecency indecent behaviour erotism grubbiness evilness incontinency incontinence pederasty satyriasis boorishness villainy ruttishness indecorum unsuitability incivility drunkenness dishonor sexiness scabrousness unwholesomeness amorality passion tastelessness crassness explicitness seductiveness sexuality sultriness perversion worldliness physicality animality turpitude pervertedness degradation intemperance criminality sexual attractiveness lustiness hotness viciousness corporeality debasement shamelessness deviance loucheness baseness leching womanizing womanising vitiation demoralization dissipatedness degenerateness nefariousness sordidness decadency decadence abjection degeneration abandon brutality depravation perviness abandonment demoralisation contamination forwardness relaxation immoderation unruliness excess presumptuousness boldness effrontery anarchy temerity self-indulgence prodigality audacity gluttony arrogance wildness complacency refractoriness disorder irresponsibility unrestraint lawlessness slackness laxity relaxedness

Noun

A thing that causes disgust or loathing

Noun

The quality of being evil or morally wrong
wickedness evil sin iniquity sinfulness badness depravity wrong wrongdoing evilness immorality rascality roguery baseness evil-doing foulness iniquitousness viciousness vileness devilishness devilry dishonesty double-dealing turpitude unscrupulousness vice villainy degeneracy delinquency deviltry dissipation dissolution perversion pervertedness corruption corruptness fiendishness godlessness heinousness impiety irreligiousness knavery ungodliness unholiness blasphemy crookedness devilment diablerie hob impiousness impishness impurity irreverence mischief mischievousness profanity roguishness sacrilegiousness shadiness shenanigans waggery waggishness cheekiness maleficence malfeasance malignity naughtiness peccability peccancy tomfoolery flagrancy infamy malice offence offense unrighteousness desecration sacrilege defilement violation profaneness profanation mockery heresy crime disrespect disregard irreligion contempt dishonour discourtesy impertinence dishonor lack of respect atrocity misconduct debauchery profligacy licentiousness indecency transgression impropriety degradation lewdness criminality decadence dissoluteness ill libertinism libertinage outrage degeneration nefariousness wantonness misbehavior lasciviousness misbehaviour vulgarity atrociousness fault debasement lechery lawlessness evildoing harm lecherousness monstrosity waywardness bad monkey business depravedness rakishness misdoing injury enormity misdeed obscenity degenerateness decadency misfortune funny business abjection dissipatedness salaciousness hideousness diabolicalness lubricity abomination frolicsomeness prankishness shamelessness high jinks looseness hurt vandalism catastrophe sabotage demoralization libidinousness demoralisation flagitiousness scandal dirty trick bawdiness prank gag immodesty disobedience malevolence villainousness coarseness grossness injustice unchastity rudeness outrageousness friskiness misdemeanor lustfulness sportiveness perversity sordidness playfulness pranks tricks prurience misdemeanour intemperance dreadfulness abandonment cruelty concupiscence disgrace venality meanness lack of morals lack of principles salacity overindulgence crudity bad behavior monstrousness shamefulness smuttiness antisocial behavior promiscuity smut lawbreaking dereliction crudeness dirtiness ribaldry loucheness illegality depravation carnality wrongness indulgence filthiness impureness dirt filth nastiness raunchiness blueness raunch mischief-making sinning sybaritism decay hedonism abandon evil behavior voluptuousness incontinence malefaction odiousness self-indulgence contemptibility unseemliness scurrility fast living fraud unfairness dishonourableness ugliness incivility despicability vitiation wrongfulness trespass indignity pornography felony perniciousness tort larks troublemaking unlawfulness trouble sensuality malversation devilishment bad behaviour nonsense capers racket jiggery-pokery excess revel diabolism brutishness improbity goings-on carryings-on hanky-panky carry-on immoderateness gluttony squalor carousal binge revelry bender monkey tricks offensiveness darkness tear lack of restraint pleasure-seeking la dolce vita life in fast lane rottenness ill-discipline mercilessness ruthlessness abuse indiscipline horseplay insubordination lowness peccantness trickery imposture duplicity swindling deceit cheating deception chicanery puckishness bastardization unethical behaviour acting up treachery scoundrelism knavishness shenanigan egregiousness reprehensibility decline worsening decrease maltreatment hell deviance culpability deviation abnormality hatred damage spite animosity odium amorality deterioration moral decay miscreancy disagreeableness obnoxiousness unpleasantness foul play indelicacy extravagance recklessness wastefulness guiltiness perviness brutality rankness abasement inferiority poorness execration infringement infraction contravention contamination unnaturalness kinkiness gross indecency indecent behaviour raciness dodginess horridness frightfulness imprecation fallenness imperfection foible eroticism erotism pederasty satyriasis boorishness fleshliness grubbiness incontinency ruttishness pruriency low-mindedness squalidness unsavouriness tawdriness shoddiness ignominy cheapness balefulness scurrilousness ill will indecorum break sneak caper case hit job breach cybercrime bestiality bribery witchcraft magic witchery facetiousness jocularity humorousness wit drollness damnation covetousness sloth demerit pride monkey-business unsuitability drunkenness horror immoral behaviour e-crime reprobation notoriety disreputableness pettiness fraudulency profiteering reviling unlawful act delictum mortal sin fast one illicitness illegitimacy delict clandestineness sordidity evil magic black magic taking the Lord's name in vain obloquy wretchedness malignance lust rot evil act immoral act ignobility act of wickedness fall from grace atheism disbelief paganism heathenism non-belief agnosticism apostasy scepticism unbelief doubt skepticism

Noun

The process in a woman of discharging blood and other material from the lining of the uterus at intervals of about one lunar month from puberty until the menopause, except during pregnancy

Noun

An expression of vehement protest
fulmination invective denunciation obloquy condemnation diatribe complaint objection philippic protest rant tirade attack broadside censure criticism decrying disparagement railing vituperation abuse arraignment bashing billingsgate blast brickbat excoriation execration harangue scurrility tongue-lashing vitriol reprobation slating vociferation discharge intimidation outburst warning castigation revilement admonition vilification upbraiding reproach reprimand reproval berating rebuke blame reviling jeremiad admonishment scolding contumely polemic stricture flak knocking slander verbal onslaught libel defamation denigration lecture insults aspersions reproof denouncement screed calumny insult opprobrium calumniation character assassination bad-mouthing sermon curses discourse stick stream of abuse verbal attack objurgation derogation verbal mud-slinging brickbats foul language panning battering verbal abuse malediction dispute anger ranting traducement derision scurrilousness offense insolence offence bad press slamming accusation swearing expletives venom cursing slurs animadversion swear words slagging off lamentation moan lament keen groan exchange screen plaint wail onslaught disputation lambasting detraction aspersion obscenity deprecation slanderousness indecency address speech disfavor disfavour scandal coarseness offensiveness homily declamation oration recrimination abusiveness infamousness grossness exhortation bad language philippics peroration talk slights spiel blasphemy sarcasm counterblast epithet indignities jibes fault-finding chastisement rebukes slanging disrespect disapprobation stigmatization implication commination rudeness verbals quinine knifing hosing signifying spouting hassle slandering backbiting malice evil-speaking put-downs inculpation incrimination indictment a slanging match kicking around trash talk pushing around name-calling spitefulness spite fulminations pep talk rubbishing cattiness rap reprehension riot act charge stigmatisation knock upbraidment smearing damning chewing out reading out mauling savaging dressing down ribaldry vulgarity coarse words foul talk rough language abusive language abusive talk persecution rocket malevolence assault slagging argument jibe confrontation wigging earful caning pugnacity sideswipe bollocking defilement carpeting rollicking indignity combativeness roasting disagreement belligerence disapproval slur impugnment dressing-down telling-off ticking off verbal assault rap over the knuckles chiding imputation remonstrance impeachment attribution remonstration allegation expostulation depreciation citation opposition beef repudiation odium scorn contempt rating boycott exprobation displeasure ticking-off put down proscription exception dissatisfaction demurral slap on the wrist discredit telling off swipe stink smear serve carping cavilling caviling prosecution hostility summons dislike insinuation gripe squawk roar rumble dido exposé dissent distaste critique disesteem discountenance slam bum rap discontentment hit pan faultfinding nitpicking cavil row slight roast a bad press comeuppance bill of indictment thumbs down captiousness call down talking-to bawling-out slap on wrist hard time nit-picking verbal disapproval censoriousness debate controversy complaints finger-pointing prohibition rejection assertion claim ridicule damnation belittlement belittling disdain lessening degradation asseveration ban dooming embargo sideswipes aggravation shame debasement suit disrepute conviction sentence admonishments antagonism animosity mocking diminishment crimination lawsuit fault rebuff stain doom judgment backstabbing underestimation interdict blemish raps knocks enmity trial correction demur judgement blaming prejudice fuss fire ill will protestation dirty dig backhanded compliment black eye challenge slap in the face kick in the teeth going-over chewing-out imprecation anathema excommunication demurrer threat question count difficulty kick warrant bill detention statement comment writ findings presentment petition legal process legal action civil disobedience threat of punishment catcall nix ostracism blackball hiss zing discontent boo examen quibble takedown slap notice sledge cut black list critical remark bad notice ragging grooming going over bawling out what for calling down oral punishment flea in ear piece of your mind

Verb

To criticize or abuse someone verbally
abuse scold revile vilify fulminate vituperate swear at denigrate insult malign slander slam calumniate bad-mouth slag off lambaste slight berate slate attack disparage bash defame knock assail impugn libel traduce smear asperse slur derogate inveigh against roast slang cast aspersions on jump on dump on put down castigate excoriate blast offend rebuke condemn lambast reproach trash rubbish savage taunt upbraid diss censure scathe decry potshot belittle hammer belabor discredit vilipend denounce skewer rail against fulminate against contemn belabour injure miscall pan debase run down blister lay into be rude to call names cut to the quick tear into give a black eye trash-talk affront annoy provoke outrage hurt aggravate wound dis disrespect upset nag stigmatize mortify minimize discount speak evil of pour scorn on slap humiliate tease oppress reprove persecute spread lies about dishonor backbite ride flame zing minimise hose bag pummel do down monster pillory blacken criticize pull apart mock irritate disoblige deride abase mistreat rap blacken the name of bring into disrepute scorch cuss take to pieces dig caluminate voodoo speak ill of sully the reputation of throw mud at jinx demonize conduct a smear campaign against blacken the reputation of hit out at mudsling sledge do a number on cut down blow off shout at cuss out vituperate against gird jeer ridicule scoff degrade drag through the mud stigmatise criticise give a bad name demonise have a go at pummelled pull to pieces dishonour give offence to sneer at step on one's toes cut dead cause offence to treat disrespectfully throw shade hurt somebody's feelings do a hatchet job on throw brickbats at skin alive dress down rag on call down put a whammy on tear down rip up reprimand chastise chide carpet rate rail blame crucify harangue lash accuse growl rile bawl out yell at cry down find fault sail into bark at rip into tongue-lash chew out find fault with tie into light into read the riot act tear a strip off give someone a dressing-down beat up on tell off take to task flay deprecate reprehend admonish objurgate reprobate lecture depreciate haul over the coals slash diminish scorn give a rocket pick holes in tear off a strip talk down cut up ream out give someone a roasting remonstrate with dismiss jaw speak badly of give someone hell rant at rap over the knuckles give someone a rollicking poor-mouth baste rail at play down write off kiss off rag keelhaul besmirch score let someone have it detract from cane bollock dispraise pitch into lace into shoot down give a talking-to ream undervalue underrate give someone a bad press carp at give someone a bollocking tick off take apart detract scoff at rake over the coals carp maul underestimate cavil wig row disapprove of trim downgrade marginalize cavil at pull up pick to pieces marginalise rollick pooh-pooh come down on jump down one's throat criticize severely give someone a telling-off give someone an earful give a bad press to give someone a mouthful give someone a wigging give someone what for give someone some stick give someone a row give someone a rating scandalize discipline sling mud at fault trivialize scourge drub beat scandalise deflate lower lash out at complain whip minify misprize go for the jugular animadvert on tear to pieces disgrace make light of treat lightly trivialise slap down laugh at give someone a caning put on the mat lay down the law send someone away with a flea in their ear hold cheap blacken the character of lampoon slag exprobate remonstrate arraign demean animadvert chasten execrate thrash set upon devalue scarify weigh into downplay recriminate opprobriate disdain slap on the wrist tear apart object protest nitpick about rant expostulate let fly at objurate cheapen give flak to lash into bag on kick inveigh give some stick to give comeuppance slap someone's wrist hurl insults at laugh off take down a peg take a swipe at give something a battering kick up a fuss about jeer at kick up a stink about cut down to size lay out express disapproval of be critical of be spiteful towards be unkind about be malicious about brand refute speak of with disfavour backstab gossip lie spite badmouth fustigate take criticize unfairly argue with assault verbally nag at check disagree with satirize judge rebuff incriminate disapprove ostracise ostracize pile in hurl insults give offense despise rave at start on start in satirise pass strictures upon have a pop at read out look askance get after pick apart take on shellac deplore threap caution jump on one's case bite someone's head off snap someone's head off anathematize sneer devaluate lessen compromise give a tongue-lashing bad mouth jump down someone's throat call over the coals assault destroy rake call on the carpet preach lesson jawbone put hooks in sell short snipe at hit poormouth put away knock off high horse give black eye give something a bad press give someone bondi blacken someone's reputation cast a slur on humble look down on discountenance clamor against spurn rib bait hold forth against tear to shreds lam into set about fall on lay on mark down take away call to task point the finger at give the devil put someone on the hot seat pin your ears back crawl all over put someone on the griddle burn someone's ears wade into rap knuckles denunciate go on at have someone on the carpet give the business blow up bring to book take to the woodshed keep after take swipe at throw stones at skin paste turn on batter fly at thump explode burst out strike out at round on let fly keep nothing back erupt with anger attack somebody's dignity nit-pick give vent to one's emotions lose one's temper with give free rein to one's emotions thunder against rage against pique vex expostulate about protest strongly at declaim against remonstrate about challenge displease understate squash rip irk squelch thunder make a fuss about make a stand against take issue with object to raise objections to vociferate make a protest against fume complain vociferously about disagree violently with oppose strongly put up a fight against kick against complain bitterly about take a stand against speak out against kick up take great exception to anger disgruntle needle bother rankle disgust distress gall punish correct put out put penalize flog penalise poor mouth pooh pooh take down shoot full of holes sour grapes give a zinger confront put your back up hit where one lives make somebody's hackles rise ruffle one's feathers raise your hackles give the cold shoulder declaim grumble moan whine grouch gripe fuss grizzle whinge beef grouse crab wail caterwaul cry grump scream repine bellyache bleat keen holler mutter kvetch squeal yammer storm squawk whimper murmur rage croak yawp maunder blow up at rap someone the knuckles drag over the coals lean on yowl yelp yap bawl yaup grouch about have at kick up a fuss bellyache about take exception sound off work over crack down on complain vehemently about beef about go after sound off about

Verb

To afflict, or be afflicted with, a misfortune or something undesirable
torment afflict plague torture trouble beset bedevil rack harrow agonise agonize persecute excruciate anguish vex besiege burden blight scourge be afflicted with be plagued with be troubled by suffer from be bedevilled by be blighted with be burdened with harass worry bother oppress distress annoy pain irritate cause suffering to harry pester smite strain hassle hound disturb badger crucify try stress exasperate beleaguer irk give someone grief punish nag bug wound assail dog hurt tax martyr aggravate pursue discommode haunt perturb wring cause agony to drive up the wall give a hard time devastate grieve victimize upset mistreat affect tease face molest rend confront attack mortify provoke fret perplex ride devil visit hector cause trouble to pick on victimise be a nuisance to frustrate destroy ravage ruin wrong excoriate terrorize suffer fuss sear tear inflict anguish on importune gut labor labour muse mither be in someone's way injure maltreat ill-treat hunt terrorise prey on buttonhole cut up pierce stab keep after squirm convulse shake gnaw infest agitate gall chafe abuse rock gnaw at nag at bait taunt bend someone's ear weigh heavily on lie heavy on cause pain to get on your nerves drive round the bend be on your back get in your hair rib scorn bully chaff tyrannize chivvy nettle needle inflict discriminate against tyrannise rag wreck wreak befall impose break heckle bone inflict suffering on inflict pain on play cat and mouse rub salt in wound be a pest to put through wringer lead someone a merry dance drive bananas avenge embarrass overwhelm hamper entangle aggress descend upon force upon descend on bring down on weigh down put the squeeze on jump on one's case give a bad time give the business fall on fall upon start in on give the needle ail grip press strike take buffet disquiet browbeat goad discompose ruffle intimidate get to peeve alarm anger concern nark disconcert offend rile get at pique niggle scare displease fluster rattle frighten wind up faze cow get unsettle miff mock threaten eat menace hack off tantalize lean on dismay tantalise insult ridicule outrage pressurize burn up push around spook bulldoze chivy madden put down depress grate keep on at go on at flurry rankle put out deride pressurise spite infuriate gibe aggrieve haze tick off incense dragoon coerce unnerve discomfort make anxious criticize strong-arm unhinge frazzle distemper make fun of alarum rankle with derail rub up the wrong way hagride heavy dump on freak out domineer weird out take the piss out of dun get across rasp obsess terrify nudge interrupt enrage frost gripe weigh on itch criticise hang over bullyrag affront discomfit railroad blackjack sadden scoff at jeer at abrade be down on gravel inflame throw exercise be a burden to be at poke fun at cause anxiety to discombobulate distract mau-mau jibe at have it in for undo hack you off stir up make sport of take the mickey guy have a down on bluster pressure prey on your mind give someone the hump jeer traumatize razz twit rally antagonize inconvenience disgust quiz satirize bogart pother chagrin breathe down someone's neck rark push about slam dominate shock rag on steamroller appall appal work on sneer at discountenance dis grate on harp on at make uneasy satirise push drive round the twist antagonise get on your wick be a great weight on take over roil traumatise bum out make waves poke mullock at make someone see red get on one's nerves enforce get your back up get under your skin make things hot for someone weigh heavily on someone's mind shake up use strong-arm tactics on throw off balance prod hurt somebody's feelings scold possess henpeck kid berate disparage sneer misuse roast test banter damage revile panic slight disdain carp at sledge martyrize peck at beat lead on confuse lacerate excite pick at brutalize brutalise reproach despair impose on intrude upon flout punish unfairly chide scout upbraid grill fester slap press down on lout laugh at lampoon force scar compel psych disrupt burn cause anxiety flirt with sting cause concern to be a burden on oblige pooh-pooh affright dissatisfy cause discomfort to make uncomfortable bite exacerbate niggle at awe ill-use egg on make somebody's hackles rise be on one's case make angry drive crazy put off put the screws on eat away at rattle one's cage flip out put pressure on constrain bludgeon send up swipe at wear make jokes about make miserable indispose confound flout at heap scorn on floor put your back up weigh heavily on one's mind insist on hit where one lives be a pain in the neck be a thorn in someone's side eat at take control of do a number on try your patience scare the bejesus out of twist someone's arm do in ride roughshod over issue threats to tear to pieces make your blood boil cut to the quick bedog be hostile to be against be prejudiced against show antagonism to be set against disapprove of tear away at grizzle carp grumble at goose show ill will towards feel ill will towards bear a grudge towards insist remind stress out single out make cross be prey to curdle macerate noodge despoil foray roust lie heavily on get on the nerves of be on the back of exploit manipulate humiliate violate dishearten cause disquiet to sweat fear stew recur cavil get in the hair of mess with find fault with be critical of swagger accost encroach intrude obtrude puzzle cause to panic jerk around drive to distraction belittle breath down someone's neck preoccupy cast down addle be the victim of grind scratch around yap at barrack boo subdue daunt frenzy derange throw off psych out search high heaven override entice titillate stir hump drive mad come back to beleague be a thorn in someone's flesh get your hackles up ruffle one's feathers get your dander up get up someone's nose shout down petrify abase suppress give someone the pip tee off weigh be on at someone punish repeatedly and unfairly enslave make nervous ire enflame mad embitter nit-pick cause anguish to arouse anxiety in strap make wretched push buttons make it tough for prick desolate find fault stay with inflict trauma drive you up the wall knock for six deeply upset hiss break in caricature dishonor disappoint cause resentment to cause annoyance to incite buffalo overawe stump put into a flap put someone off their stroke furbelow frill flummox fuddle cause someone to lose their composure throw into a tizz throw into tizzy tempt intrigue beguile fascinate lure allure bring pressure to bear on stretch sap drain exhaust weary be bothered get down be ever present parody be in someone's hair knock eat up steam up get your goat lie heavy on someone's mind weigh heavy on someone's mind harm gibe at start smother turn sicken incapacitate flip craze debilitate bewilder cramp be a weight on someone's mind tire tyrannize over be autocratic laugh horrify scarify fright startle take advantage of dishonour do an injustice to shout at be a weight on one's mind fire up jab twitter dig baffle charm thwart snicker at smile at snigger at get someone key up turn on lay up pillory contemn work into lather rub the wrong way set off send into a rage get across someone set on take a rise out of raise your hackles get a rise out of disrespect diss brainwash butt in shout catcalls at make game of rock the boat make a scene subjugate tyrranize drive impel cajole make wheedle strike terror in strike terror into step on the toes of scare off dismiss detract scoff denigrate suffocate tear to shreds overbear manhandle obligate argue vilify skewer jibe give offence to make demands on make severe demands on put a strain on tire out wear out overpower sweat out inspire panic in frighten out of your wits scare to death put the fear of God into fill with terror make it hot for someone put the frighteners on sway muscle sandbag talk impress go for jugular give no quarter lay a bad trip on pan detract from jolly keep hanging mishandle mutilate mangle whip maim impale hurt the feelings of have someone do something put the heat on prevail on come at hold up to ridicule pour scorn on shoot down grind at grind down weaken mess with someone's head do someone's head in treat with contempt make your mouth water work over cock a snook at bounce hustle turn off be cruel to kick around play the heavy with treat harshly be brutal to walk all over mess over keep someone hanging on mix up fast-talk crowd josh joke jive give someone the works put on the rack warn immolate use demonize fun demonise chiack adventure risk venture peril jeopard jeopardize imperil compromise endanger hazard slang make threats against comminate fulminate blackmail look daggers scowl forewarn shake fist at make threat growl walk heavy snarl admonish threaten to harm flex muscles caution threaten to kill make threats to shuck smoke rot spoof stack the deck have your knife into get on someone's back sound snap bore impede cross hinder chill scare hell out of utter threats to bad-eye portend jeopardise gamble with whip around impend lower put heat on loom goof on be sarcastic about sling off at put on get on someone's case make a monkey of have on mess around pull someone's leg poke borak at pull one's leg

Verb

Express vehement protest
fulminate rage criticise criticize denounce thunder censure rant protest rail declaim execrate fume berate blast castigate condemn decry excoriate flame inveigh storm vilify vituperate animadvert arraign attack bluster disparage diss huff lambaste protest against put down rave reprobate spout upbraid denunciate rail against speak out tear into intimidate make a stand menace take a stand animadvert upon mouth off about vociferate about go on about inveigh against swear at kick up a fuss about kick up a stink about rant and rave accuse admonish rebuke reprove stigmatize stigmatise blame abuse pillory knock slate revile slam deprecate reprehend fulminate against denigrate dis asperse carp at pan reprimand reproach chastise carpet impugn savage harangue find fault with crucify hammer bash scold roast pull apart remonstrate with cane take to task rubbish monster chide rollick lay into bawl out bag slag pummel dress down take to pieces haul over the coals sail into dispraise objurgate rate bollock fault slash slag off cut up discipline exprobate give someone hell chew out scorn judge pummelled backbite read the riot act rebuff get after tear off a strip incriminate lecture cavil disapprove tear a strip off give someone a rollicking remonstrate tell off give someone a bollocking slap on the wrist have a go at pick apart ostracise rap over the knuckles give a rocket tear apart give someone a roasting give someone a bad press contemn ostracize read out look askance ream out derogate discredit run down rap belittle depreciate deplore detract discount anathematize dismiss vilipend minimize trash-talk bad-mouth poor-mouth trash traduce cavil at diminish disapprove of opprobriate snipe at calumniate cry down lower take swipe at underestimate malign do a hatchet job on minimise take away dump on hold forth against come down on throw stones at undervalue devalue pull to pieces disgrace talk down underrate downgrade mark down hit play down kiss off complain write off tear to shreds cast aspersions on do a number on defame

Verb

To trouble or afflict
ail bother distress trouble worry pain afflict upset sicken agitate alarm alarum annoy bedevil beset concern derail discomfort discompose dismay disquiet distemper distract disturb exercise flurry frazzle fuss hagride perturb rack undo unhinge unsettle be irritate affect be unwell freak out hurt suffer weird out be crook be indisposed be ill be sick be weak feel pain be in pain be wrong with feel unwell be the matter with grieve sadden wound ruffle plague displease harass oppress stress irk torture unnerve anguish offend discombobulate harry hound miff bug discountenance pester try rattle disconcert perplex depress agonize peeve faze injure fluster nag confound fret hassle throw anger strain needle torment prick indispose push dog break shake nit-pick tantalize desolate agonise harrow vex strap tantalise martyr aggrieve cause anguish to cause suffering to get to eat at throw off balance tick off arouse anxiety in make it tough for be on one's case weigh on make miserable cut up pick on get at give a hard time burn up make wretched do a number on push buttons bewilder spook turn inconvenience frighten disappoint nark psych incapacitate cramp flip debilitate pother craze floor discomfit confuse nonplus unbalance flip out stir up fire up wind up egg on rock the boat get across get someone turn on get on your wick lay up give someone grief hack off bum out make waves key up make a scene hurt somebody's feelings daunt destabilize disorder make anxious jolt make uneasy jumble dement disarrange down disorganize rummage disarray disrupt displace discommode derange fuddle put off destabilise take aback shake up psych out throw off throw into confusion pull the rug from under pull the rug out from under put someone off their stroke throw into disorder throw into uproar

Verb

To officially exclude someone from membership of a church or religious community
excommunicate banish ban expel unchurch denounce eject exclude remove repudiate anathematize debar proscribe bar disfellowship dismiss oust takfir cast out throw out prohibit forbid outlaw veto disallow block interdict enjoin suppress restrict black prevent boycott stop embargo disqualify blackball criminalize restrain preclude illegalize pass up ice out pass by put a stop to close up declare ineligible inhibit close down place an embargo on declare illegal halt officially forbid make illegal criminalise put an end to shut out rule out taboo reject ostracize ostracise blacklist refuse deny nix obstruct close out kill eliminate except suspend hinder check keep out deprive estop cancel snub forfend exile pass on put down freeze out impede count out give the thumbs down to limit disentitle overrule negative invalidate shun avoid quash censor freeze spike stymie vote against censure down squash spurn zing turn down hold up lock up obviate forestall say no to forbid to shoot down cold-shoulder declare null and void give the red light to bate lock out put the kibosh on thumbs down deny entry refuse entrance to leave out in the cold steer clear of put an embargo on give the cold shoulder to condemn curb interrupt foreclose sentence doom destroy let counteract ignore evict cashier drum out felonize misdemeanorize consider undesirable get rid of force out place injunction on place an injunction on refuse to employ hit list unfit penalise deny admittance to penalize nullify rule against put on hit list refuse admission to pass cut negate dissent decline defeat disapprove discountenance burn incapacitate disable give the cold shoulder make something punishable gridlock cool cork thwart throw away refuse permission to stand in the way of disfranchise eighty-six paralyze impair weaken disenable paralyse disown overturn countermand rebuff reverse oppose withhold override circumvent give thumbs down not go for discard discount disclaim abjure disavow declare something a punishable offence cut off declare taboo bottle up box in hang up jam up tie up throw set aside disacknowledge shut down say no keep lid on put chill on avert abolish revoke recant shut off bring to screeching halt put half nelson on put a lock on put a stopper in throw cold water on stave off leave out put paid to ward off close one's doors to not consider deter forget about keep back shut out of put the chill on strike pour cold water on withhold patronage not make the cut abstain from refrain from turn your back on stay away from brush off have nothing to do with impose sanctions wash your hands of hold aloof from give a wide berth to refuse to take part in

Verb

Feel or express great loathing for
execrate loathe condemn despise detest hate abhor abominate denounce revile vilify anathematize decry excoriate deplore slam imprecate vilipend accurse objurgate reprove feel aversion to feel disgust for feel revulsion to regard with disgust dislike find intolerable scorn disrelish shrink from be repelled by disdain recoil from be allergic to deprecate shudder at have it in for have no use for disapprove have an aversion to object to not be able to bear spurn repudiate reject resent disfavor mislike shun disfavour contemn be unable to bear be unable to abide eschew not be able to stand look down on disapprove of be unable to stomach frown on censure oppose dislike greatly feel repugnance towards feel aversion towards regard with contempt can't stand regard with repugnance feel hostility to don't like disesteem be down on discountenance tsk-tsk have a down on antipathize mind regret take exception to be averse to frown upon bear malice toward make faces at tut about not care for not take kindly to not endure tut-tut over be turned off to tut-tut about lose interest in have hard feelings have no taste for have no stomach for not appreciate take a dim view of tut over grossed out on feel hostile to feel repelled by be revolted be repulsed reprehend reprobate not feel like avoid proscribe decline refuse revolt be grossed out by find disgusting feel repugnance have a strong aversion to can't bear have aversion to be against find unacceptable excommunicate comminate be offended by be shocked by be scandalized by look askance at feel hostile towards bear a grudge against feel malice to feel revulsion towards be revolted by deride slight find repellent disagree with have no taste find distasteful have no liking for regard with distaste be unable to stand hold in disfavour be unable to tolerate feel contempt for undervalue mock snub neglect jeer at sneer at scoff at renounce misprize pour scorn on heap scorn on feel contempt wipe out put down not be able to stomach look down one's nose at dislike intensely feel distaste for be hostile to down on feel animosity to feel hostility towards feel disgust towards feel hostility toward feel aversion toward feel repugnance toward high-hat dis snoot disrespect diss sniff at look down upon disregard belittle scout disparage treat with contempt be contemptuous about turn your nose up at show contempt for turn up one's nose at hold in contempt pooh-pooh greatly dislike chill be displeased with be dissatisfied with distaste dread be scared of fear be terrified of be frightened of be afraid of have a poor opinion of take dim view of have a problem with have a horror of sneeze at walk over thumb nose at dismiss rebuff flout be scornful about be above laugh at curl your lip at cock a snook at run down consider beneath one spit on give the Bronx cheer to refute consider beneath you gibe piss over spit in the face of confute sneer ridicule piss on defy blow raspberries at turn down laugh out of court turn back on make fun of scoff trash spit in the eye of taunt

Verb

To make a loud, deep cry
thunder roar bellow shout yell bark bawl bay cry holler vociferate call clamor clamour growl halloo hollo howl scream screech declaim fulminate rail ululate yowl gnarl snarl sound off threaten utter threat yell at shriek whoop yelp cry out wail call out yawp cheer caterwaul raise your voice squeal squawk yap hoot bluster exclaim yammer sing out boom squall blare call at the top of one's voice trumpet hail bray shrill rout cooee sing yip speak loudly yoo-hoo brawl announce huzzah hurrah protest utter proclaim press screak rumble lament complain weep yoo hoo voice urge demand claim snap speak out speak up talk loudly insist on make a claim for low beller say brusquely berate speak brusquely crow hiss bell say abruptly say angrily mutter grumble speak angrily speak abruptly cackle moan sigh grunt caw gabble groan trill shout out holler out ejaculate blurt out keen blat bolt burst out with rasp emit spit snort whine whimper burst out outcry utter suddenly blurt come out with retort hurl scowl grate make a noise sneer vent say nastily say roughly speak sharply say woof speak clearly squeak mourn sob huzza hoop greet shout loudly quest blubber shudder career skid judder rap out speak more loudly give tongue call hello to give neigh declare croak cheep creak peep whinny waul cry loudly scream bloody murder hee-haw state figure assert jeer catcall pipe up let everybody know whistle heehaw hinny mock rejoin riposte taunt appeal raise Cain din debate insist raise the roof dispute put up a howl agitate boo speak roughly speak nastily call aloud say loudly flare abuse retaliate fly off the handle at snap back lash out jump down one's throat get angry take it out on round on someone lash out at jump down someone's throat send forth give forth let loose rend the air express splutter sputter heckle scoff scorn razz guffaw blow raspberries shout down

Verb

To decrease the value, character, or quality of
profane violate desecrate debase contaminate defile pervert pollute prostitute degrade vitiate abase abuse bastardise bastardize canker cheapen corrupt debauch demean demoralise demoralize deprave deteriorate lessen misuse poison subvert warp taint befoul blaspheme cuss darn despoil flame hoodoo mock mudsling revile scorn swear tar trash vice voodoo treat with disrespect be evil commit sin do wrong talk dirty commit sacrilege put double whammy on foul spoil dishonour dishonor sully lower adulterate damage devalue brutalize bestialize ruin smirch brutalise infect blight chasten stain impair alloy make degenerate lead astray distort humble disgrace outrage soil destroy shame treat sacrilegiously embitter harm undermine mar seduce sink bemean take down cast down deface vandalize twist humiliate vandalise tarnish misapply bend depreciate demote reduce colour discredit dirty misemploy dilute color weaken injure mortify belittle disparage make impure animalize diminish drag down lower the status of use bad language besmirch confound radioactivate skew rot stoop descend depress downgrade consume rust inflict lure bias mongrelize denigrate prejudice worsen reduce in value turn crawl corrode envenom jaundice muck up subjugate sour reduce in quality dump on bring down betray scourge ulcer sore toxify make filthy litter infest exploit mishandle lower someone's status lower someone's dignity bring low use profanity go bad manipulate go to hell live in the gutter waste away blemish take advantage of ill-use cripple blacken debilitate dehumanize desensitize devaluate dehumanise slam decry pan desensitise detract derogate bring shame to drag through the mud reduce the status of run down put down take down a peg cut down shoot down tear down cut down to size misrepresent falsify misinterpret depredate sack pillage ravage devour insult desolate waste devastate spoliate garble execrate blaspheme against divert misconstrue mess up anathematize imprecate misrelate slant misstate fudge deflect cook make lose face commit sacrilege against lay waste to utter oaths issue oaths utter profanities be foul-mouthed mistreat cut salt spike steer change fake alter veer water