Đồng nghĩa của destroy

Alternative for destroy

destroys, destroyed, destroying

Đồng nghĩa: devastate, exterminate, finish, kill, ruin, slay, spoil, wreck,

Trái nghĩa: construct, establish,

Verb

To cause significant damage or destruction to
ruin wreck devastate demolish spoil smash torpedo waste ravage total desolate dismantle fell level pulverise pulverize raze sink trash blast crash decimate dynamite gut wrack bomb break up cream explode knock down nuke pull down scourge smite take tear down blow up break break down maim maraud mutilate overcome ravish spoliate vaporise vaporize blow sky-high blow to bits blow to pieces mess up raze to the ground take out shatter annihilate damage crush extinguish flatten impair mar despoil do in lay waste rub out wipe out desecrate injure deface undermine pillage cripple weaken blight depredate bulldoze sack obliterate devour plunder reduce harm sabotage mangle disfigure hurt consume wreak havoc on vandalize vitiate batter dash compromise subvert ransack disrupt sap leave in ruins unbuild defeat vandalise debase blow raid enfeeble diminish loot debilitate undo take apart overthrow burst disable fragment rob erode topple lay waste to rape pull to pieces enervate disintegrate scupper put paid to dilapidate disassemble tarnish put the kibosh on take down tear up rend rip up shred strip blemish put an end to pop impede defile burn leave desolate rifle exhaust crack shiver remove put out of action flaw fracture bloody crab endamage eat away wear away prostrate incapacitate overwhelm devitalize separate cross up lessen smash up rive hinder violate threaten foul up bring to naught beat write off detonate harry pull apart scotch overturn destruct destabilize rupture profane nix banjax wither dish tire splinter mangulate chasten attack chew up bring down wreak havoc humble reduce to ruins split tear apart deteriorate throw down ignite scorch tear squash queer etiolate bust corrode forage discredit dishonour corrupt lower wound soften do for reave destabilise degrade wipe off the map louse up screw up dishonor blow a hole in take to bits pull to bits take to pieces disfeature wrack up smash to smithereens use up belittle put out of commission deform shoot down pound maul shake lacerate havoc drain bruise emasculate cut jeopardize efface trounce dispatch depopulate upset hack scar stamp out fleece impoverish snap disgrace pollute distort humiliate prang cruel euchre knock to pieces blunt demean quell sever crool depress blaspheme wipe off map implode cheapen cremate disprove contort torch pervert immobilize discourage slash mortify dismember prejudice carbonize divide quash jeopardise finish off kill slit incinerate abuse outrage befoul prostitute scratch puncture burst apart blitz cast down devalue take care of combust scald rough up wipe from the face of the earth carbonise treat sacrilegiously lay low make useless wear out blow out deflate cause detriment to crack up make a mess of bring to an end fragmentize shoot full of holes wipe off the face of the earth thwart detract immobilise put a stop to damage beyond repair treat with disrespect break into pieces fall to pieces dash to pieces put down sap the strength of burn up take down a peg throw a monkey wrench in the works of reduce to ashes blow apart throw a spanner in the works of cut down to size wear down strip down rip to pieces rip to shreds chastise attenuate kick in pockmark rust sully empty make desolate do one in shrivel pull something down uglify tag crump rip down avenge torment get rid of let down pull something apart misshape bring to ruin take something apart worsen decrease create chaos play mischief with burn out spray paint finish wolf wax shrink excise erase end clear blow away expunge delete frustrate prevent shipwreck splinterize fragmentalize scrunch smatter crunch slaughter tumble rob from cost be the ruination of gobble up afflict taint extirpate eat into play merry hell with dent stymie unmake zap capsize spill scatter tear to pieces put in toilet spend disorganize exterminate prey wrest trample foray pirate seize capture overrun unfit devaluate ding disqualify tweak invalidate shock inconvenience erupt mushroom crush to smithereens drive propel force thrust master lick conquer take the edge off put the skids under dispossess cause the loss of cause the sacrifice of result in damage to lead to the end of result in harm to whittle engulf interfere with detract from shake up muck up reduce to rubble strike out mow down blow down squelch be the ruin of seal the doom of denude deprive lose strength sweep away collapse crumble refute scratch out mill bray kablooey comminute bang set off grind powder gash rip absorb envelop deplete expend be detrimental to do harm to crack open spall fall apart crack apart disunite steal from freeboot reive run onto the rocks bombard incise lay in ruins play havoc with smash down minimize undercut minimise foil be set off go boom go bang go off prove wrong split up come apart come to pieces tumble down make a hash of put the lid on sap one's strength throw a monkey wrench into pile up shell appropriate arrogate embezzle confiscate invade trespass contaminate cannonade butcher chip away pierce claw stab give the lie to blot draw down play out shame set a match to parch set fire to flame light blaze consume by fire strafe cut to ribbons cut open ribbon cut to pieces jigsaw abase mull assault drive a coach and horses through blow out of the water chop crumple eliminate put a damper on blitzkrieg overtax tax infect commit sacrilege dispirit barrage fatigue overtire weary jade hit be a blot on the landscape go through insult debauch deprave foul bastardize demoralize poison warp smirch canker subdue cow chagrin make feeble paralyse make weak indispose carve slay cut about hash twist mash slice flay mop up dispose of clear up deal with disillusion halt desensitize brutalize dehumanize dishearten disconcert dismay blaspheme against poop frazzle wash out bush knacker tire out whack run down dehumanise slam decry demoralise pan bastardise desensitise disparage mudsling bemean cut down lower the status of bring shame to brutalise derogate chop up prick reverse stop shutdown make lose face commit sacrilege against disempower torpefy render infirm target knock the stuffing out of grate let wind out of sails puncture balloon atomize debunk take the wind out of somebody's sails snub spray kick in the teeth take down a peg or two take the wind out of someone's sails bring low let down easy perforate knock out paralyze take it out of exenterate disembowel fag out eviscerate wear to a frazzle cut short block stall render powerless stifle account for burn to the ground burn down destroy by fire burn to a crisp eradicate part blow sky high knock bottom out knock props from under take wind out of sails poke full of holes fall to bits bust up put out of business bring to a standstill make mincemeat of make hash of bring someone to their knees dead-end make an end of bring to a stop bring to standstill pull the plug on

Verb

To ruin or put an end to something
shatter scupper scotch crush blight dash undo banjax upset cruel vitiate louse up foul up screw up make a mess of do for play havoc with put the kibosh on blow a hole in do in bring to naught make a hash of muck up balls up put the lid on cook someone's goose upset someone's apple cart ruin wreck devastate spoil queer smash mess up thwart impair dish foil injure torpedo demolish mar sabotage nix damage blow stymie put paid to blast frustrate put an end to euchre kill overturn poison neutralize wreak havoc on cancel out render ineffective harm quash undermine disrupt scuttle cripple annihilate hinder botch neutralise bring to an end put a stop to decimate put at risk nip in the bud throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of negate reduce to nothing extinguish stop clobber muller sink make of no use or value explode pop disable burst blow up wipe out wreak havoc with rattle endanger end hurt imperil jeopardize quell prevent prejudice threaten bring to nought crool scar be detrimental to bodge invalidate compromise disfigure nullify stain decay afflict trash disappoint taint jeopardise downstroy be prejudicial to be disadvantageous to glitch up be deleterious to put a damper on shrivel wither infect mildew taint with mildew defeat subvert topple squelch obliterate eradicate hamper obstruct wrack skin abate crimp overreach have cramp impoverish break outsmart outmaneuver offset raze abolish outmanoeuvre outfox craze overthrow unbuild work against make waves bring down rain on someone's parade

Verb

To put an end to
end terminate annihilate quash quell dispatch eradicate extinguish liquidate obliterate erase eliminate exterminate extirpate butcher decimate kill massacre put a stop to slaughter wipe out finish off nix nullify waste zap abolish abort annul axe ax finish overthrow overturn root out take out do away with rub out snuff out stamp out blot out bring to an end put an end to put paid to wipe off the map wipe off the face of the earth wipe from the face of the earth demolish remove expunge crush ruin cancel raze get rid of squash wreck defeat efface suppress smash delete devastate shatter total stop overcome squelch black out put down clean up do in nuke desolate sweep away wrack vaporize subdue pulverize cream quench pull down vaporise abate repress excise check beat tear down pulverise curb overwhelm stifle scrub undo dissolve slay conquer put the kibosh on scotch clobber overpower rout crack down on trash weed out cross out strike out frustrate thwart cut out invalidate disestablish silence bring down uproot topple scrap blue-pencil blow away kill off oust nip in the bud scratch cut depose banish halt put out unseat dethrone scratch out X-out upset put the lid on ink out score out blank out dispose of knock off subvert inhibit murder neutralize execute abrogate level discontinue vanquish strike neutralise dele torpedo edit sink off trim elide edit out clamp down on slap down give something the chop cut down wipe put to death block out wash out put a line through disrupt void supplant obscure repeal rescind drop prevent supersede prohibit smother queer ravage assassinate disannul avoid null negate vacate subjugate purge dispense with tumble snuff strike down roll back cease wreak havoc on close down put kibosh on gut knock something on the head exsect mow down bring about the downfall of KO shush damp down white out knock out sit on x out stroke out remove all traces of blue pencil cut to pieces put to the sword shoot down dust blow incinerate burn take take away stun dilapidate bankrupt cool stamp something out burn away scrunch squish mutilate crack down kayo snow under smoke master break off dash destabilize lick commit genocide block trounce displace undermine sabotage unsettle expurgate unpublish record over derail lay waste defenestrate upend cut a swath through cast out drive out get shot of bowdlerize cross through conceal dish scupper stymie phase out tip remove from power bring low overrun remove from office douse dismiss erode fade ditch counteract score exclude snip rub bleep decontaminate sterilize sanitize omit clean depopulate junk revoke impair undercut weaken damage shed down worst cover over choke sanitise sterilise knock down knock over discard suspend amputate exscind scissor out cut up lop off bowdlerise X out launder slash best depress capsize invert rebel reverse destabilise jettison send to the gas chambers mass murder cover bring to ruin smooth away cancel out wear away rub away disband throw out vitiate rule out pass up Tippex out withdraw retract repudiate countermand blow out dampen adjourn cow be the end of chop dump do for deracinate triumph over arrest bump off put away conclude prorogue cull hamper impede restrict hinder restrain gag hold back put lid on bottle trample on dominate keep inside clamp hold in cut off bury keep in trample bring to naught spike stem drive underground hold down interrupt beat down carry off take someone's life take off wipe off face of earth break up wind up dismantle disunite blow to bits blow sky-high mark out destroy root and branch take apart rub off turn out detect stub out benothing set aside call off constrain drive to the wall move in for the kill administer the coup de grâce give the coup de grâce split up close fade out discharge disorganize loose resolve into postpone unmake collapse destruct render void sever shoot wind down thin out interfere with deaden pocket submerge muffle swallow mute thin out the population of reduce the numbers of quelch garrote choke back garrotte strangle control put an stop to tear out rip out dig out strip off pull out shut down

Verb

To defeat soundly
crush overwhelm lick rout trounce vanquish annihilate clobber defeat beat conquer drub hammer master overthrow stuff tank thrash demolish overpower paste pound pulverise pulverize quell subdue undo whip crucify flatten marmalize massacre murder shellac slaughter subjugate cream outplay own skunk muller wax blow out run rings around take to the cleaners beat hollow defeat utterly give someone a pasting make mincemeat of turn inside out wipe the floor with blow out of the water pip at the post win a resounding victory over give someone a drubbing best worst overcome bring someone to their knees triumph over get the better of walk all over wallop whomp smother quash trim walk over kill cane prevail over give someone a hiding bury smoke whup slam whop be victorious over whap dust blow away snow under bomb tromp surmount skin win against total smash trash dispatch stop take upend get overmatch swamp overbear pommel get around do down gain a victory over flog strike floor zap steamroll overrun wipe out knock out work over win over outdo steamroller devastate repress spank bust bash win torpedo overturn lambaste reduce throw outmaneuver trample subvert outmanoeuvre give a drubbing to upset put away bear down put paid to run rings round surpass finish top outstrip outclass excel hide stagger belt suppress stun down maul batter thump bludgeon thresh humble hurdle leather buffet subordinate defeat heavily pummel baste roll whale slog oppress whack do curry render incapable overmaster deck ruin sink whitewash put down grind down render powerless render helpless chastise punish pummelled chasten shut out cut to pieces slay drop edge tan demoralise render speechless demoralize shock route obliterate outrun outjump shipwreck flax outflank butcher outhit decimate ambush entrap wipe off map rise above run circles around knock for six confound beat up give a hiding bring to ruin take to cleaners take it all take a stick to roll back finish off rough up run roughshod over mess up put an end to edge out pwn KO plow under mow down pick apart bung up nose out win a victory over dismiss better get the upper hand force level raze unbuild dominate subject pacify blast settle waste lather pull down tear down knock the stuffing out of dispose of defeat easily triumph eradicate break mop up take apart immobilize thwart foil checkmate circumvent frustrate outwit gain mastery over astonish immobilise discomfit override defeat someone heavily cook one's goose fix one's wagon wipe off the mat curb weather survive bring to knees succeed over shut down trample underfoot bring to their knees put in their place outlive prevail render be victorious knock over knock socks off come out on top of come out on top slap about bulldoze larrup affect disturb dumbfound prostrate stir move drive off beat back put to flight clean up on put to rout throw back in confusion blow out of water impress shake touch daze dazzle whelm spellbind bowl over make emotional get to wreck leave speechless sweep someone off their feet surprise take aback hit for six grind confuse do in downgrade take someone's breath away shatter knock sideways bewilder puzzle lash club pelt paddle birch bat slate lace lambast switch fib belabor punch out belabour hit outshine outperform assault knock around overshadow take care of cudgel put in the shade bang punch attack exceed do over eclipse cap beat down trump get the upper hand over transcend overtop improve on outmatch outgun tower over overtake outdistance go one better than knock spots off trample over knock injure mug negate tonk revile blister cosh varnish raze to the ground lacerate eat alive humiliate outsmart tame turn something inside out topple extinguish knock off mutilate manhandle flail flagellate take down outrank tan the hide of unseat outfight shoot down beat the pants off capsize turn over gain ascendancy over improve upon gain the upper hand over break face lean on make a fool of get one up on gain the advantage over give a hiding to pass put to shame outpace shake off overpass shame shoot ahead knock about let have it smack put in the hospital slap beat to a pulp slipper hose outrival do better than shoot ahead of be better than cuff scud skelp control welt box blip clout sock hegemonize give someone a licking tan one's hide give someone a hot bottom blank stretch shellack overawe whip someone's hide put over one's knee put someone over your knee give somebody a hiding warm someone's bottom take out gain control over shut off roll over lay one out

Verb

To take the life of
kill slaughter exterminate slay terminate claim croak kill off rub out put down put to sleep take the life of dispatch do in murder execute assassinate liquidate eliminate waste ice butcher whack massacre bump off take out knock off off top put to death stiff smoke do away with wipe out annihilate fell do to death eradicate blow away cut down neutralize mow down carry off neutralise scrag shoot down snuff take polish off finish off put away erase decimate get end the life of cut to pieces dispose of do for finish make away with extirpate cause the death of zap down hit snuff out guillotine give someone the works take someone's life terminate with extreme prejudice get rid of obliterate abolish cool lynch put an end to hang wax blot out put to the sword dust off put out of its misery silence euthanize blackball crucify cancel nix immolate garrotte asphyxiate strangle garrote defeat extinguish behead shoot electrocute decapitate send to the gas chambers gun down blow someone's brains out remove end vaporise purge vaporize rub someone out expunge efface grease knock someone off deep-six murk wipe off the face of the earth smother garotte chill do knife mangle stick mutilate torture overwhelm maim beat vanquish bring down smite take a life stone suffocate put something to sleep ethnically cleanse sacrifice sweep away stamp out send to kingdom come clean up root out black out cost send to the chair stone to death send to the gas chamber put before a firing squad send to the gibbet string up send to the electric chair gas send to the gallows wipe from the face of the earth cause the sacrifice of lead to the end of cause the loss of result in the loss of put end to stretch out dust take care of stab blast discard drop nuke see the back of drag scratch sterilize sterilise exclude clear away take down drag down

Verb

(usually of a disease or condition) To affect adversely
attack infect affect damage injure corrupt devastate vitiate afflict cripple contaminate mar ruin spoil annihilate demolish impair ravage trouble compromise impact overcome touch harm strike break influence perturb sabotage taint upset defile occur pollute prevail crush hurt overwhelm poison blight debase impinge weaken impact on impinge upon prevail over wear away shake up spread to strike at strike down do damage to play havoc with take hold of wreak havoc on exert influence on have an effect on have an impact on blemish tarnish undermine deface disfigure wreck flaw sully dirty gut endamage blot crab befoul smash stain soil desecrate discolour discolor trash besmirch shatter vandalize mangle bloody raze total crack smirch wound dismantle dent vandalise knock corrode cross up bruise degrade distort blotch pervert speckle dilapidate nick prejudice adulterate handle roughly do mischief to shock mess up dump on cause detriment to wrench sap louse up muck up foul muddy tar water down crud up spike doctor mutilate undo disrupt disfeature incapacitate bleach lacerate scathe batter scratch play merry hell with scorch maltreat abuse fade tear bang up smash up gnaw wrong stab maim split drive a nail into the coffin of cause injury rust rot burn disintegrate tamper with sway control decide determine guide bias inspire form work on govern shape alter impress move reach act on modify condition hit dictate transform change motivate stir win over tell on mould make an impression on mold persuade regulate disturb constrain manipulate rule direct faze prompt convince hit hard stimulate induce emotionally move knock back get to impress on incline predispose prevail on carry interact with animate excite forecast carry weight with get through to get through register with draw impel capture turn spur sell colour contain restrain check convert slant jaundice curb inhibit tame urge bring in nobble suck in hook bend lead by the nose soften up bring round twist one's arm talk round brainwash color put across turn one's head conduct bridle master discipline subdue hold measure keep underlie hold in check pull in rein in directionalize keep a tight rein on dispose be a factor in get the better of shepherd traumatize affect badly arouse make suffer leave a mark traumatise leave a mark on make an impact disadvantage knock sideways impinge on channel grieve concern distress involve sadden agitate pain shake instigate have a part in rouse talk into bring to bear carry weight train pull strings argue into get at act upon be recognized seduce throw relate bowl over regard interest mark knock for six bear upon tug at your heartstrings

Verb

To throw away (something unwanted or useless)
scrap discard dump junk ditch jettison chuck shed reject unload lose cashier toss exorcise exorcize pitch bin drop trash eject eliminate remove expel dismiss forsake cast demolish slough decommission recycle annihilate obliterate wreck retire throw out throw away cast off deep-six dispose of eighty-six shuck off slough off get rid of lay by dispense with toss out do away with fling away chuck away chuck out fling off clear out get shut of get shot of root out weed out throw on the scrapheap write off break up see the back of consign to scrap heap put out to pasture make away with abandon cast aside have done with axe discharge relinquish ax offload disburden throw overboard shrug off cast away throw off empty dispose shelve throw banish tip shake off let drop empty out let fall tip out drain cull can dispatch clear moult dispel disregard repudiate exuviate unlade slip molt yield part with toss aside thrust aside peel off pour out lay aside off-load put out of your mind set aside desert fling scrub heave hurl abdicate maroon cut dispossess knock on the head pull the plug on chase refuse evict extrude shuck unburden release throw over the side give the boot sweep away turn down deposit doff unhand rid oneself of free oneself of exfoliate unship let go give up loosen one's hold on surrender loose one's hold on peel sluff devolve delegate distribute flake mew skin flake off scale pass on leave debark throw aside drop off dissipate quell eradicate discount disperse dislodge spurn forget ignore evacuate minimize overlook scatter void shut out deny flout disgorge scout relegate despise brush off put out of one's mind minimise pass over gloss over think no more of play down kiss off pay no attention to put away take no notice of pay no heed to laugh away put off force out spew out

Verb

To demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
confound disprove contradict negate discredit refute confute demolish explode falsify counter invalidate overwhelm ruin annihilate belie controvert debunk disconfirm overthrow quash rebut shoot down go against negative prove wrong blow sky-high prove false make a nonsense of give the lie to shoot full of holes blow out of the water drive a coach and horses through deny break cross overturn defeat gainsay repudiate dispute challenge oppose disaffirm disavow disclaim reject shoot down in flames disown contest disallow expose show to be false call into question prove to be false argue question impugn contravene disagree with debate knock the bottom out of oppugn object to undermine take issue with bust blow sky high argue against retract query disacknowledge disagree fly in the face of renounce answer weaken argue with discard confront silence abjure resist recant traverse abnegate combat fight take exception to dissent from be at odds with contend show to be wrong compromise tear down take a stand against protest against call in question be against attack be anti defy puncture rebuff abandon disbelieve forswear nullify withstand deflate be hostile to eschew revoke run counter to declare untrue prevent block pick holes in crush renege brush aside address quarrel with squelch doubt take on forsake withsay be in opposition to cast off buck parry cancel cast aside prove to be wrong thumbs down find unfounded reverse stand up to fight against give up disapprove of battle have bone to pick argue about blow up quibble over show up impeach set aside give thumbs down to cancel out declare to be untrue face down refuse to acknowledge impair conflict with dismiss prove unsound criticize fault deceive surrender retort relinquish condemn censure respond ridicule backtalk vanquish subvert find fault with deflect naysay prove impossible put paid to call in cut down to size convict evert top burn discuss complain about knock cavil at find lacking bring to naught put down knocks props out from under shut up denounce burn down dispose of reply to show in its true light counterclaim dare withspeak counteract differ criticise carp at discount call out render null and void say the opposite of throw out poke holes in enquire refuse to accept defend against plead against retaliate against examine moot demur against demur about come to blows with be a dissenter from rebel against test face off tackle feud with inquire litigate rally against remonstrate throw down accost investigate interrogate rival shoot holes in altercate canvass bandy raise doubts about defend oneself against pooh-pooh canvas wrangle refuse renig welsh disinherit backpedal cast doubt on knock props out knock bottom out of put under suspicion pettifog ditch drop poke full of holes shake one's faith in cut off take back drop out contend over weasel out of go back on word wash hands of worm out of end relations with send packing curb ban begrudge restrain exclude forgo taboo spurn sacrifice forbid pick a bone dissent against hammer away at quibble about put up argument differ with agitate against turn your back on cut off without a penny wash your hands of refuse to recognize divorce oneself from have nothing more to do with pick an argument with argue the pros and cons of call on enjoin from keep back not buy hold back bandy words concerning wonder about have an argument about bar check counterattack say no to turn thumbs down stand in the way face dislike hinder thwart obstruct repel contend with take struggle against gainstay dissent neutralize protest assail assault disapprove neutralise bombard withstay encounter taunt put up a fight against speak out against strive against turn the tables speak against frown at set your face against stand up and be counted against be in defiance of not countenance search out take issue take a stand

Verb

To make less organized
disorganize confuse disorder disturb upset disarrange disrupt jumble muddle derange discompose unsettle convulse disarray dishevel disjoint dislocate hash muss rumple scramble shuffle tousle tumble break up clutter complicate confound demobilise demobilize disband discreate disperse embroil litter mislay misplace perturb scatter toss mess up mix up turn topsy-turvy break down make a shambles of put out of order make unclear ruin ball up throw into disorder ruffle make untidy rummage throw into confusion mix make a mess of muss up throw into disarray spoil agitate foul up mess jumble up tangle displace turn upside-down untidy muddle up rattle entangle shake throw perplex derail snarl interfere with change unbalance get into a tangle psych out make disorderly mistake wreck rearrange destabilize make a mess interfere muddy intermix muck discombobulate fluster bother riffle ravel snafu get out of order bewilder bungle botch shift snarl up distract distemper bring into disorder louse up reorder throw into chaos turn discommode put off put out of place destabilise muck up throw off change the order break the deck misalign dealign turn something topsy-turvy randomize recombine turn something upside down addle befuddle dizzy puzzle bring into disarray strew make hay of tamper distort meddle replace misarrange wrinkle crumple gum up randomise muff foul fumble blunder overturn reorganize put in disarray throw out turn upside down mingle disalign throw into a state of disorganization stir up tilt slosh reverse slop subvert reorganise transpose shift about knock off balance turn inside-out stop bollix alarm dismay cause confusion in cause turmoil in play havoc with discomfit trouble faze disquiet nonplus unnerve disconcert cut short intrude on screw up rattle one's cage muddy the waters daunt upset the apple cart throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of concern hagride alarum frazzle make anxious worry undo make uneasy unhinge discomfort distress ail exercise flurry fuss jolt lose sicken down dement spook fuddle needle miss take aback shake up throw off balance weird out freak out get to pull the rug from under pull the rug out from under put someone off their stroke throw into uproar drop forget misfile forget the whereabouts of be unable to put your hands on lose track of place unwisely remove leave behind be unable to find forget where one has put something be unable to lay hands on forget whereabouts of be unable to put place wrongly put in the wrong place put in wrong place

Verb

Cause great suffering to
scourge afflict curse plague devastate torment oppress ravage ruin torture bedevil beset burden excoriate harass punish terrorise terrorize cause suffering to persecute suppress maltreat tyrannize ill-treat harry tyrannise vex molest grind someone down trouble rack harrow agonize excruciate anguish besiege blight agonise be troubled by be afflicted with be burdened with be plagued with suffer from be blighted with be bedevilled by abuse subjugate crush subdue wrong repress enslave overcome overwhelm overpower hegemonize master exploit subject keep down treat harshly coerce annoy encumber trample press despotize overload force distress hold down smother hound saddle outrage dominate strain worry handicap tax tyrranize rule over be cruel to rule grind down ride aggrieve be brutal to overthrow trample underfoot trample on put down hold sway over tyrannize over put screws to weigh heavy upon rule with a rod of iron bring someone to their knees put the squeeze on put upon ride roughshod over bring to heel pick on walk all over bring under the yoke beat down rule with an iron hand bother pain irritate pester smite hassle disturb badger crucify try stress exasperate beleaguer irk give someone grief nag bug wound assail dog hurt martyr aggravate pursue discommode haunt perturb wring cause agony to drive up the wall give a hard time grieve victimize upset mistreat affect tease face rend confront attack mortify provoke fret perplex devil visit hector cause trouble to victimise be a nuisance to frustrate suffer fuss sear tear inflict anguish on importune gut labor labour muse mither be in someone's way injure hunt prey on buttonhole cut up pierce stab keep after squirm convulse shake gnaw infest agitate gall chafe 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 chivvy nettle needle inflict discriminate against 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 hamper entangle aggress descend upon force upon descend on bring down on weigh down give one the business jump on one's case give a bad time fall on fall upon start in on give the needle ail grip strike take buffet

Verb

To provide assuagement or palliation to
allay ease relieve alleviate reduce assuage calm diminish soothe dull lessen mitigate moderate mollify soften blunt decrease palliate abate check cushion quell quiet relax smooth compose deaden dispel lull temper appease banish dismiss dissipate help subdue eliminate lenify pacify repress chase away drive away drive off lighten put to rest square take the edge off tone down cool out make nice reduce something play up to pour oil on take the bite out take the sting out numb suppress weaken damp stifle benumb dampen cauterize impair paralyse anaesthetize smother dim paralyze stun drown get rid of injure knock out freeze deprive exhaust frustrate lay out slow unnerve anesthetize put an end to stupefy consume depress gas incapacitate tire retard KO etherize cauterise put out of order dope chloroform put to sleep still tranquilize cool tranquillize quieten settle placate attenuate salve comfort dilute lower curb ameliorate sweeten restrain control slake lullaby calm down becalm gentle modify satisfy quench muffle cure soft-pedal extinguish silence console heal reassure de-escalate conciliate sate solace propitiate balm extenuate overcome contain dwindle downsize slacken deplete resolve cheer mute improve mellow succor nurse damp down assure doctor succour hush ease off minimize curtail drop downscale ebb subside disarm dulcify tame remedy qualify reconcile settle down quiet down minimise chill out modulate cool off buffer wind down free bolster lift smooth over throw cold water on make better attend to put a damper on pour cold water on give solace to let up quash steady satiate remit stop degrade depreciate cut erode taper stabilize content wane treat gratify absorb remove stabilise defuse dent shrink hearten fall kill fade thin quieten down stroke patch things up diffuse unburden make less uplift condole meliorate slack make peace with knock down cripple loose fix up pad gladden regulate rein aid assist relent adjust lay back encourage elevate disburden upraise facilitate cut down disintegrate rehabilitate cheer up peter out obtund hold in put the lid on let up on buoy up dampen down support tail off bring comfort to take a load off make well keep in check put at ease buck up condole with take the sting out of put at rest address contract decrement commute pipe down fill surfeit excuse attend indulge fulfil mask reduce the force of nourish loosen dulcorate honey sugar cut back wear away roll back wear down put a stop to take sting out disempower chill fix untrouble ally discourage make weaker sedate collect admix shut down gruntle sap tranquillise release deter explain smooth down transmogrify switch revamp fulfill simmer down dispose tune down ease up make up blanket limit inhibit dash crush squelch cease rectify narrow subjugate insulate buttress seclude guard chasten water down demilitarise save neutralise rescue recover neutralize demilitarize stamp out fine tune make reasonable re-collect put down grease con pacificate rise above mend hebetate desensitise disable desensitize undermine enfeeble debilitate restrict cut off choke off cloud rock to sleep make smaller monkey around with constrain refresh crumble relaxed set right reduce the effect of discount prune take it easy take the edge impose peace upon butter up make peace restore harmony to mince break make less intense put damper on take the bite out of clear up temperate kiss and make up clear the air with bury the hatchet smooth someone's ruffled feathers dial down truncate abridge slash run interference for clear the way forward disengage speed up simplify promote make easier speed untighten expedite open the door further put a lid on iron out sort out smooth out clear the air take the heat make lighter decline recede meet halfway play down keep under control patch up brighten protect against pare down counteract put to rights sink give condolences to lighten burden empathize with commiserate with envigorate enliven sympathize with besoothe inspirit boost reanimate revitalise make one feel at ease give sympathy to quiet fears revitalize invigorate give a lift to commiserate punctuate vary defend against shield against disencumber empty levitate take uplight change shift jettison eradicate unload pall liss interrupt humour safeguard against prevent break up give respite to bring respite to humor win over bring an end to make bearable rehab medicate restore drop away die down die out phase down die away rachet down taper off fall away drop off grow less ratchet down drain away reduce weight put off throw out pour out amend take load off make matters up accede to somebody's demands cleanse make something bearable dose better disperse bring aid bring aid to treat successfully make whole restore to health minister to make healthy dissolve vanish disappear scatter evaporate evanesce dematerialize disband squander disassemble melt away clear out be dispelled spread melt into thin air run dry

Verb

To criticize extremely severely
savage attack slam lambaste criticise criticize bash blast condemn knock pillory revile slate trash crucify disparage excoriate flay lambast pan roast skewer castigate diss hammer assail bag flame potshot pummelled pummel rubbish scathe vituperate abuse belabour belabor monster slash jump on criticize severely lay into put down bad-mouth pitch into pull apart shoot down tear apart tear into pick holes in pick to pieces slag off take apart have a go at take to pieces tear to pieces weigh into find fault with throw brickbats at do a hatchet job on give someone a bad press give something a bad press give something a battering give someone bondi censure denigrate vilify denounce malign reprehend reprimand berate deprecate maul pull to pieces cut up rate chastise run down rail against reprove objurgate rebuke give a bad press to inveigh against cast aspersions on reproach besmirch slur blame reprobate lace into asperse dress down derogate slag pour scorn on scold upbraid vituperate against carp at fault arraign dis nitpick about carpet chide fulminate against chew out animadvert on cavil at lash bawl out hit out at take to task impugn disapprove of give some stick to sledge give flak to dispraise admonish cane tear a strip off find fault blister denunciate sail into ream out insult haul over the coals give someone hell give someone a roasting read the riot act harangue tear off a strip bollock cut down lecture carp remonstrate with rip rap scorch rap over the knuckles give someone a rocket give someone a rollicking tongue-lash light into nag at bag on give someone a bollocking nit-pick slander come down on rollick stigmatize smear calumniate traduce decry score scourge judge stigmatise skin tell off pass strictures upon go for the jugular rip into rake over the coals rail at scoff at take down pick at brand belittle curse libel defame rail rag keelhaul ridicule deride injure baste scorn jaw fustigate contemn ream slang discipline assault cavil scarify drub trim backbite execrate nitpick clobber whip zap slug beat ostracise ostracize call down rant at tie into slap on the wrist give a talking-to get at give a rocket throw shade jeer at give someone a dressing-down lash into beat up on do a number on jump down one's throat do down tear to shreds nitpick over cast a slur on find lacking criticize harshly take badmouth get angry with refute animadvert upon bring under fire lampoon heap harsh argue with assault verbally disagree with proscribe pile in shellac despise slap animadvert exprobate rebuff incriminate disapprove remonstrate review unfavorably criticize strongly discredit start on start in give a tongue-lashing show someone up reject take on pass judgment jump down someone's throat look askance get after pick apart read out fluff hit slog deplore lash out at jump on one's case bite someone's head off snap someone's head off anathematize depreciate slight taunt prosecute declaim expose to ridicule hold up to shame complain about skin alive give bad press cut to bits impeach indict offend nag blacken someone's reputation lay down the law put someone on the hot seat crawl all over pin someone's ears back put someone on the griddle burn someone's ears minimize discount declaim against run something down show up charge with oppress persecute throw shade at set upon let have it let fly at lam into miscall ride zing minimise hose detract from talk something down be rude to call names blow off shout at cuss out swear at cut to the quick dump on give a black eye trash-talk call someone names vilipend charge storm bushwhack beset tackle sic sick strike raid rush accuse growl rile wig turn on set on dive into row chasten punish correct go in on penalize thrash flog penalise cry down yell at bark at pull up descend on wade in wade into descend upon pounce on pounce upon tick off let someone have it give someone a telling-off blow up at give someone a caning give someone some stick give someone an earful give someone a mouthful give someone a wigging send someone away with a flea in their ear rap someone the knuckles give someone what for drag over the coals put on the mat slap down give someone a row lay out give someone a rating lean on blow up diminish dismiss play down talk down poor-mouth speak ill of write off kiss off drag through the mud undervalue underrate mock detract object to underestimate trivialize downgrade tear down speak badly of marginalize call on the carpet slap someone's wrist deflate torment pooh-pooh marginalise blacken the name of oppose take someone to task throw mud at sneer at trivialise speak evil of take exception to rap someone over the knuckles fulminate demean go on at take down a peg opprobriate call to account pick on needle check come down hard on be against contradict bully treat lightly disdain disgrace deliver judgment adjudicate take issue with minify misprize hold cheap thunder give a piece of one's mind take to the woodshed rave at inveigh degrade harass give opinion downplay caution lower lesson expostulate monish mudsling bother object rage dispute talk to be critical of kick up a stink about throw the book at express disapproval of make light of bring someone to book victimize controvert chew someone out make fun of climb all over argue against let fly spread lies about slap someone on the wrist tyrannize cut down to size bring into disrepute gainsay blacken the reputation of sully the reputation of tease frown on intimidate gripe about conduct a smear campaign against question give a bad name protest against be hostile to look askance at discriminate against badger rant speak out goad protest call over the coals bait jeer fume whine about carp about tyrannise victimise moan about grouse about grouch about quibble about oppugn make a stand negate provoke rake demonize understate visit challenge bellyache about whinge about beef about demonise discommend jawbone complain dishonour discountenance blacken outrage sound off about laugh at laugh off mouth off about downcry be down on vociferate go on about expostulate about tax dishonor mortify take somebody to task humiliate sneer trounce kick up a fuss about dig sell short objurate strongly criticize call into question preach draw the line poor mouth speak to take a swipe at rag on slap on wrist rap on knuckles give a going over pooh pooh have a down on have it in for tell a thing or two come down on like a ton of bricks swipe at backstab jump all over make a fuss about affront give a hard time stick it to reprimand severely round on be malicious about be spiteful towards be unkind about abhor speak of with disfavour blacken the character of lash out detest sling mud at hit out satirize rebut be anti find unacceptable satirise have a pop at exprobrate make mincemeat of make short work of rip to shreds cudgel smother threap squash squelch rap someone's knuckles recriminate misrepresent devalue snipe at warn bring to book debase fry counsel adjure advise hold forth against sully recompense chew lessen devaluate cheapen compromise forewarn ding notice glue hoist spank skelp ferule mistreat caluminate voodoo cuss jinx mark down take away crush make little of frown rake over coals pronounce name adjudge frame sour grapes speak back-bite gossip about take a dim view of snipe have words give tongue-lashing give somebody a piece of one's mind be in opposition to quarrel with take swipe at throw stones at humble clamor against spurn look down on think little of have words with severely reprimand rap across the knuckles shame snub comment negatively tear someone a new one give someone a dressing down give someone a telling off jack up sit on sound off carp on go after get on burn one's ears explode lay on give comeuppance shoot full of holes keep after have someone on the carpet send up put away criticize hatefully give someone a carpeting eat out give a wigging give one hell have your knife in harry grumble at bedevil mete out punishment to make an example of rip up call to task point the finger at rank on moralise give going-over give piece of mind moralize point finger at hang something on blow whistle on thumbs down on pin it on take dim view of not go for burst out teach someone a lesson be hard on lower the boom send someone away with a flea in his give the dickens think wrong not support frown upon put a whammy on give the devil send up the river lay at one's door take a dig at to denigrate put hooks in give someone stick dig into tuck into keep nothing back erupt with anger single out discourse orate perorate express strong disapproval of not believe in think badly of express disapprobation of express disapprobation disfavour disfavor remonstrate against express a poor opinion of disesteem be hostile towards protest strongly thunder against rage against raise an query protest strongly at remonstrate about rant about make a protest mouth off hold someone to blame complain to spout bluster huff rave lose one's temper with give vent to one's emotions give free rein to one's emotions hold someone responsible hold accountable pass on make a stand against raise objections to kick make a protest against complain vociferously about oppose strongly complain bitterly about speak out against kick up disagree violently with put up a fight against kick against take a stand against take great exception to contravene traverse doubt negative resist disaffirm break contest cross disavow deny tar take a stand menace criminate vociferate about heckle hassle chaff debate argue hold at fault lay charges against try have the law on bring to trial bring charges against bring a charge against bring a case against prefer charges against inculpate put on trial take to court rib guy haze rant and rave gibe gibe at twit domineer pester hector cast doubt upon cut to shreds cast aspersions upon throw doubt on pin on thumb nose at make sport of scout poke fun at flout jab quiz tantalise twitter rally tantalize lout take the piss out of niggle hound dog irritate browbeat fuss bug declare unsafe declare unfit be on at punish repeatedly and unfairly henpeck peck at wound pique vex displease take issue irk hurt disrespect gall anger disgruntle annoy rankle scandalize disgust distress put put out upset give a zinger confront ruffle someone's feathers scandalise hit where one lives give the cold shoulder make someone's hackles rise put someone's back up raise someone's hackles

Verb

To ingest or consume, especially food or drink)
swallow consume eat devour down ingest bolt gobble absorb gulp down hoover swig assimilate gobble up put away scoff swill belt chugalug dispatch dispose drop eat up engulf feast on get down gulp ingurgitate inhale stuff down toss wolf wolf down bolt down gorge oneself on polish off get outside of scarf down swallow up take in take over wash down scarf guzzle shift snarf scoff down gollop gorge demolish scarf up stuff snarf down snarf up tuck into cram gormandize gormandise slop pack away munch shovel down sink partake of take gorb glut raven tuck away gobble down drink chomp pig out on feed on nosh dispose of imbibe pig oneself on cram down chow down tuck in eat greedily eat hungrily gorge on champ put down pig out finish cram in finish off make short work of neck get stuck into feed murder digest slosh stuff oneself with toss down chew snack on sup sip manducate nibble overeat engorge Hoover swallow hurriedly englut quaff gluttonize gourmandize suck up drink in graze on munch on lap up stuff one's face pack drink up stuff yourself with make a pig of oneself eat like a horse stuff one's face with get one's laughing gear round chug chomp on chow gorge oneself devour greedily pig oneself partake snack binge-eat choke sate put satiate gorge oneself with hork eat heartily eat quickly wash up clean out choke down guzzle down surfeit toss off ruminate bite have masticate jam cloy congest binge jade attack meal on mow down cram oneself with gourmandize on feast upon eat voraciously blimp out feed one's face dig in peck at pork out on delight in dine taste lunch breakfast bevvy bib bevy lap kill have supper eat between meals have breakfast dine on have tea pick at lunch on tuck on have lunch have dinner breakfast on soak up take up sponge receive metabolize osmose suck in blot up sop up suck mop up assume draw up sponge up steep dissolve blot draw in metabolise grind fall to banquet gnaw feast regale chew up junket crunch live on chumble subsist on exist on chaw stuff your face knock back chow on touch finish up swallow whole delve start eating spring rise burrow set about go for it commence beat indulge chew noisily overindulge fare refresh victual indulge in wine and dine stuff yourself eat one's fill of fare sumptuously make a pig of oneself on binge on eat sumptuously eat to your heart's content overindulge in eat your fill supper live off depend on break bread eat out do lunch thrive on triturate rely for nourishment on have as food tear gnaw on crunch on crush rip rend scrunch gum chavel squash bite on subsist graze fare on prey on rely on for nourishment take as nourishment sustain oneself of

Verb

To cause to be ineffective or immobilized
paralyze cripple disable hamstring immobilise immobilize incapacitate prostrate anaesthetize anesthetize appal appall arrest astound bemuse benumb close daunt daze deaden debilitate demolish disarm enfeeble freeze halt lame nonplus numb palsy petrify stun stupefy transfix weaken knock out make inert make nerveless shut down stop dead bring to grinding halt paralyse impair blunt sap handicap exhaust torpefy undermine put out of action maim enervate mangle dull devitalize dampen tire reduce stifle injure mutilate hock damage depress unnerve unfit attenuate unstrengthen ruin wreck shatter desensitize suppress fatigue diminish obtund weary damp drain drug deactivate cauterize retard repress frazzle desensitise indispose render insensitive poop knacker etiolate waste soften inactivate cauterise hurt harm muzzle spoil batter pinion kibosh sabotage mar hogtie unbrace total wear out make powerless disqualify invalidate subdue do in wash out lay low throw monkey wrench in fag out shoot down take out render incapable hobble make unfit spike restrict render powerless disfigure tranquilize lay someone up sedate deface dislimb sideline dismember make weak make feeble take it out of one deplete vitiate sap your strength wear to a frazzle jade stultify narcotize tranquillize dullen make lame chill alleviate lessen defuse deprive of sensation moderate mitigate check cushion abate palliate assuage decrease soothe ease relieve smother get rid of slow quiet put out of order dim frustrate take the edge off gas etherize chloroform deprive put an end to consume KO drown lay out dope put to sleep disband make safe subjugate occupy make harmless deescalate neutralize remove the fuse from skin unarm neutralise render defenseless strip jam stop disenable clamp wheel-clamp tie make inoperative action render inactive prevent from moving render inoperative prevent from working bring to a halt bring to a standstill fell floor drop overtire level tax down overtax whack overthrow mow defeat knock down tire out knock over bowl down bowl over make weary make helpless make impotent tucker out bring someone to their knees mow down bring low take it out of wound break crush lacerate wear down cut blemish hinder smash bruise tucker burn out conk out poop out peter out mess up rough up hack subvert blast compromise