Đồng nghĩa của foil

Alternative for foil

foils, foiled, foiling

Đồng nghĩa: frustrate, metal, outwit, ruin, spoil, sword, thwart,

Noun

A person or thing that contrasts with and so emphasizes and enhances the qualities of another

Noun

A performer whose act involves being the butt of a comedian's jokes

Noun

A structure shaped to produce lift when moving in air

Noun

The foil or plastic covering the cork of a wine bottle

Noun

An obstacle, delay, or disadvantage
setback reverse knock blow check complication disappointment hitch hold-up issue misfortune mishap problem reversal upset whammy defeat delay difficulty glitch hiccup hindrance impediment lapse obstruction rebuff about-face backset bath body blow bottom bummer comedown flip-flop holdup knock-back obstacle regress regression slowdown trouble unfortunate development double whammy reverse of fortune stumbling block drawing board piece of bad luck bit of trouble kick in the teeth reversal of fortune whole new ballgame one in the eye tragedy adversity misadventure failure hardship calamity catastrophe disaster burden trial tribulation mischance affliction snag accident bad luck debacle disadvantage inconvenience worry misery drawback catch woe hurdle frustration bad break stroke of bad luck ill luck contretemps casualty cross barrier loss hassle distress anxiety drag shock catch-22 infelicity block hard luck ill fortune holdback tough luck rotten luck crimp cataclysm fly in the ointment crunch handicap sorrow ill visitation bar restraint limitation headache annoyance deterrent restriction encumbrance curb unluckiness vicissitude blunder trammel fetter balk inhibition hazard cramp harm letdown spanner in the works unpleasantness baulk bad news nuisance error stoppage interruption non-success monkey wrench in the works pain interference manacle stop chain clog albatross mistake joker ordeal unluck discomfort dole breakdown cross to bear hard time grief washout collapse flop let-down bother mess trauma foundering pitfall shackles embarrassment let brake facer cumber snafu misfire suffering nonsuccess hang-up downfall haplessness lack of success pickle booby trap monkey wrench botheration failing unfortunateness undoing discouragement vexation hard times untowardness downside detriment bane travail car crash curse disillusionment anticlimax travails unfortunate incident impedance uphill botch gotcha abortion miss misfiring bug stricture gridlock miscarriage defect gimmick hampering dilemma barricade rub crisis blockage disbenefit millstone hamper bitter pill land mine non-fulfilment plight quandary road block rout predicament jolt unhappiness thwarting wretchedness disgruntlement struggle torment perplexity buffet tough break raw deal slip worriment bugbear hot water hurt ruin anguish scourge sadness scrape mishappening straits persecution plague care crucible flaw fault circumvention bust aggravation fiasco disturbance grievance dud malfunction cumbrance unsuccessfulness load weakness bafflement fail clunker fizzle bottleneck baggage miscalculation evil fortune evil chance knot prevention blockade faux pas shackle retardation retardment stack-up total crack-up pileup fender-bender smashup wrack-up bomb turkey minus wall cropper irritation puzzle puzzler clinker jam-up to-do damp squib sticking point severe test trying time ball and chain coming to nothing millstone around your neck fizzling out upheaval falling through betrayal rotten break devil's own luck hard cheese bathos downturn catastrophy case decline deflation heartache wait nightmare jar injury dissatisfaction bringdown dismay challenge stumbling stone agony constraint lock sabotage intervention down bad experience impasse detention detainment control matter excruciation torture rack stone in one's path stroke of ill luck ill chance damage foot dragging excess baggage blip big trouble casus befalling mismanagement perversion chagrin fix spot unseen problem unpredictable outcome inefficacy prohibition tie disablement impairment disorder wrong roadblock downer oppression wronging holding pattern tangle discontinuance bombshell surprise trap gremlin anomaly kink ruination gauntlet irk irritant thorn gantlet peeve fire pest exasperation aggro ruffle rear ender tight spot the rub commotion tumult thunderbolt dead weight red tape rear-ender ill-fortune smash collision fluke trick buttress rein aborting snare rigor rigour hair shirt heartbreak calvary conundrum ploy con dodge wile boo-boo offense prejudice dire straits offence ill-treatment disservice break bridle shipwreck lemon insufficiency miscarriages hard knock rainy day something wrong loser mischief circumscription restrainer safeguard damper traffic jam joker in the pack spontaneous abortion still birth non-starter lead balloon non-achiever no-hoper frost dead loss condition harness bad trot rude awakening source of distress bolt from the blue bolt out of the blue blight blocking spoiling foiling evil nemesis repulse strain turnabout vanquishment conquering cancer stopping countering canker problems pains labor awkwardness labour stress scotching forestalling derailment checking baulking dashing quashing crushing pestilence strenuousness strife laboriousness arduousness struggling poison crippling hindering curbing snookering baffling stifling ado toil pressure preventive nonfulfillment scuppering nonfulfilment contravention unfulfillment painfulness hangup dolour bump misstep fall disincentive balking jam imbroglio weight exigency question dispute crash bungle discomfiture habit count squeeze doubt disagreement hash nonperformance implosion mental burden trials and tribulations mountain to climb negative aspect point at issue can of worms disputed point nonachievement rejection box teething trouble false step balls-up foul-up screw-up breaking down

Noun

A thin layer covering a surface
film covering layer coat coating cover dusting skin sheet veil blanket blur cloud glaze haze mask membrane mist overlay patina screen surface tissue gauze haziness integument mistiness opacity pellicle scum varnish veneer wash brume fabric fold leaf nebula obscuration partition skim transparency web lamina thickness crust mantle deposit lamination canopy topping scale carpet ply shroud cloak pall plate finish stratum curtain bed cladding facing band encrustation mass plating plaque smear daub level tier caul peritoneum peel diaphragm amnion mucosa seam shell outside laminate row lamella scab placenta hymen undercoat gloss lustre slab incrustation sheath slip rind casing washing cake luster tartar hood coverture penumbra thin layer robe billow wraps puff cover-up shower dense mass expanse strand insertion drum blade stain vein limescale stratification concretion caking paint tint shield calculus residue shade blind lacquer whitewashing priming set roughcast bark plaster tinge painting smoke cope suffusion thin covering substratum panel stripe overlap floor top verge hull edge bloom border coloring swab colouring polish face exterior decorative layer envelope mat protective layer finishing coat surging mass swirl wrapper fleece facade façade enamel external surface outer surface exteriority superficies outward aspect outside surface icing pebbledash frosting aspect rendering externals external case front top layer siding shellac facet gilding silver-plating externality periphery side outside area garnish husk electroplating scurf decoration japan outer layer shine wrapping wax cortex sleeve plaster coating resin jacket wrap pod plasterwork texture grain sheathing bast cork topcoat glint seal sheen topside frontage elevation enclosure outer covering container outer side epicarp culture cloisonné peeling revetment burnish smoothness capsule zest shuck gilt fronting exocarp hide pericarp shiny surface dressing stucco inlay paving appearance outward appearance superstratum sauce meringue plunge

Noun

A small, flat, and very thin piece separated from a whole
flake chip sliver shaving peeling scale wafer fragment paring spall bit crumb grain scrap shard shred speck spillikin splint splinter layer particle skelf squama cell drop fleck membrane patch peel pellicle scab section sheet skin slice snowflake morsel iota piece atom mite fraction chunk snippet part jot share whit lump segment molecule portion end smidgen scintilla trace bite scruple ounce mote dot snip dab tittle sample sprinkling modicum smithereen driblet dram granule division peanuts item parcel spot minim dash lick taste hunk pinch dollop butt wedge trickle droplet dose snatch moiety shiver chicken feed touch hint suspicion offcut remnant mouthful cut suggestion ace gob trifle smidge stub excerpt specimen ort block length spell slab tad tablet bar cake knob article little gallet splash smidgeon glimmer stick quantity shade nip spatter smack strain ray shadow streak spark quota allowance proportion allotment wodge take brick skosh cube smell snap gobbet dribble nugget flyspeck half sampling lot member dole nubbin tiny piece whisper stim stump niggle jot or tittle lamella strip needle wisp slither tatter slip rove oddment smithereens tiny amount flinders matchwood thorn any wood scantling hoot seed stitch reed slat tinge spoonful extract skerrick smitch pin small portion small piece vestige element component unit remainder constituent subdivision residue remains soupçon module leftover measure ingredient tiny bit whiff leftovers leavings relic smattering factor cutting selection small amount partition ration flicker instalment feature installment dregs minimum memento sign percentage evidence fag end little bit tail end subsection apportionment rest building block mark helping split ghost token indication remnants odds and ends rag ratio ribbon allocation sector glob fig whoop syllable continental balance track instance inkling amount leaving impression rap durn darn imprint semblance degree example footprint divvy spoor breath residuum tiny part footstep survival whack tranche bits lees tier clipping legacy slot speckle souvenir branch nucleus step quantum tidbit least bit representative articulation corner wing reminder trophy excess surplus blob rump remembrancer hangover joint representative piece bits and pieces case rake-off refuse heel link makings ruins test piece integral part small bit small quantity drop in the bucket chippings potsherd passage scattering trail trimming area pellet small part inch clove scent aspect footmark corn cantlet spit gleam arc beam flash contribution column paragraph nuance intimation tincture chipping field drip globule wink glow glitter sparkle equity stake entitlement subgroup subcategory subclass subspace bead infinitesimal tang small thing break attribute cross section tag end dog end due distribution assignment smallest part wee bit hair's breadth part of something cross-section batch group segmentation commission partage serving dividend interest appropriation chapter offshoot record nib proof peck office department partial quotient entity whole quotum piece of the cake claim piece of the action cut of pie slice of the cake tiniest bit titbit tear class cog meed detail side snack integrant principle incomplete number tutorial scard part of the pack part of a set essential plug-in component part board fixins gnaw illustration exemplification part and parcel digit integer arm square echo residual dross orts subset model nibble print antique trial demonstration pattern discrete item prototype last part end piece antiquity swatch stain exemplar pilot dummy trailer taster foretaste tester artefact heirloom curio smear memorandum memory case history mock-up typification individual remembrance keepsake historical object fossil mottle blotch dapple pip eyespot blemish splotch point pinprick mélange smudge blot archaism testimonial ancient object monument memorial artifact museum piece curiosity rubbish mishmash notions litter sundries knickknacks potpourri debris motley miscellany jumble particles patchwork hodgepodge oddments rummage novelties scraps melee medley rags assortment etcetera olio others defect flaw fault remaining quantity overspill remaining part vestiges remaining number superfluity extra difference overflow object of virtu off cut number left over those left wreck junk garbage bottom of barrel extra material waste number that is left over additional things quantity that is left over carry-over extra things what's left extra people salvage wreckage the rest of obverse quantity left over additional people additional material detritus part left over part that is left over overplus mixed bag miscellaneous paraphernalia sundry items scourings crumbs slops end of a line this and that castoff scrapings offscourings pieces discard bits and bobs

Noun

A thing that contributes extra features to something else in such a way as to improve or emphasize its quality
complement supplement accompaniment companion accessory addition adjunct completion correlate rounding-off trimming augmentation balance consummation correlative counterpart enhancement enrichment entirety filler makeweight match pair pendant remainder rest totality final touch finishing touch extra appendage appurtenance add-on additive attachment addendum auxiliary extension supplementation affix added feature optional extra adornment something added decoration bells and whistles frill bonus option peripheral appendix top-up retrofit offset reinforcement compensation garnish attribute plus boost gain mate twin fellow rider improver subsidiary side dish half attendant concomitant corollary incident other half accouterment adapter accoutrement appliance adaptor accessary subordinate associate detail partner embellishment ornament finery trim ornamentation trappings handbag festoon hat jewelry belt gloves shoes jewellery fashion detail postscript annex annexe afterthought afterword codicil coda P.S. excursus component postlude sequel tailpiece fixture subscript part epilogue fitment epilog convenience penthouse wing ell additional component stop press apparatus extravagance treat luxury contenement branch afterscript footnote message arm ancillary allonge accretion feeler tentacle outgrowth postfix end matter help accent reflection review sidenote plug-in reconsideration add-in supplementary building side second thought suffix foresyllable prefixum section expansion prefix index fitting continuation table notes back matter extra part supplementary part supplementary component

Noun

A person or thing that is the object of ridicule or criticism
target butt victim mark scapegoat recipient subject focus object byword laughingstock mockery pigeon scorn sport fair game sitting duck Aunt Sally joke fool dupe jest derision mock sucker patsy fall guy prey pushover chump soft touch gull easy mark laughing stock innocent mug sap clown stooge schlemiel charlie muggins buffoon object of ridicule juggins dill goat travesty receiver sufferer martyr butt of jokes object of derision puppet target of derision pawn easy touch instrument tool easy target jestee hoot sitting target farce disgrace embarrassment absurdity malarkey everybody's fool standing joke figure of fun source of amusement target of jokes plaything underdog pillage raven quest loot spoil chased setup simpleton caricature sacrifice cat's-paw spectacle laugh parody exhibition fish end point destination shuck objective everybody's target giggle goal zero point whipping boy chopping block sinecure vulnerable toast lamb ground zero easy pickings easy victim dead meat dead duck addressee babe in the woods casualty putz hireling quarry gopher schmuck wretch gudgeon weakling boob easy prey aunt sally babe in woods greenhorn trusting soul creature gullible person simple soul minion lackey dummy hostage counter poodle cog glutton flunky lay figure virgin addict doormat nerd dorba bogan can-carrier toy underling cat's paw glutton for punishment subordinate myrmidon henchman assistant easy game prize sap skivvy dogsbody sidekick saint lamb to the slaughter ingenue naive child babe sacrificing person flunkey servant figurehead mouthpiece lapdog jerk

Noun

A flaw or defect in one's character
frailty weakness failing fault shortcoming foible blemish defect deficiency fallibility flaw imperfection vice susceptibility vulnerability demerit dereliction sin want inadequacy limitation peccability peccadillo error flimsiness solecism suscept weak point Achilles heel chink in your armour hang-up chink in one's armour drawback weak spot infirmity failure lack lapse disadvantage soft spot feet of clay Achilles' heel quirk bug snag underbelly debility fragility glitch weak link blind spot chink in somebody's armor idiosyncrasy defectiveness catch mar taint blot kink handicap deformity soft underbelly impairment instability unsoundness gap sore point chink in the armor chink in armor vulnerable place weak side errancy unreliability peculiarity character flaw chink in one's armor disgrace smirch dishonour difficulty faultiness misjudgement misjudgment miscarriage dishonor stain hole eccentricity reservation inability disability incapability incapacity qualification inability to hack it oddity mannerism characteristic abnormality singularity injury scarcity shortage jugular chink back frailness disbenefit discredit personal imperfection bad habit excrescence excrescency blotch disfigurement incompleteness pockmark blight scar mark vulnerable spot bad mark loss of credit loss of points mark against one insufficiency problem gremlin corruption downfall kryptonite Waterloo nemesis undoing damaging weakness tender spot vulnerable point liability downside trouble heel of Achilles impotence enervation invalidity feebleness irresolution decrepitude vitiation languor powerlessness faintness inconstancy weakest link malfunction spot shortfall pitfall discoloration slur deviation pit birthmark brand stigma naevus pock trace crater welt twist odium black eye freckle rash eruption monstrosity eyesore patch haemangioma sight strawberry mark smear shame onus tarnishing smudge infamy damage wound blot on the landscape port wine stain cicatrix distortion blot on the escutcheon dent pimple dimple zit hollow indentation cavity aberration trauma burn defacement bend trait stigmata lesion tarnish crotchet bent scratch scab cicatrice mutilation blister weal track contortion deformation quip tic individualism quiddity erraticism curiosity pitted scar pollution contamination infection tincture tinge touch contagion entanglement proclivity perversion trick warp

Noun

The act or instance of defeating
defeat beating rout conquest trouncing drubbing vanquishment licking whipping besting conquering hiding overthrow pasting reverse subjugation thrashing vanquishing worsting massacre overpowering slaughter subduing clobbering demolition domination hammering plastering pounding pulverising pulverizing shellacking thwarting trimming caning coup defeating flattening quashing quelling routing subjugating trashing annihilation blow crushing destruction downthrow elimination embarrassment extermination killing overcoming squashing suppression takeover triumph victory whitewash whitewashing wipeout ambush breaking defeasance dominating extinction lacing mastery paddling rebuff repulse scalping sweep waxing whaling ownage pwnage success over triumph over victory over win over game, set and match glory over supremacy over clean sweep grand slam KO loss lump downfall flogging battering walloping debacle going-over ruin belting tanning check thumping collapse fall lashing nonsuccess failure insuccess overwhelming defeat crushing defeat birching mauling discomfiture setback flaying fiasco bashing slapping smacking pummelling thwacking punching cuffing buffeting pelting cudgelling lambasting clubbing whacking walkover subdual count breakdown trap break flagellation biffing bopping slugging duffing-up doing-over beating-up scourging leathering chastisement landslide end pummeled cudgeling cane birch success win spanking dusting bludgeoning humiliation state of defeat subjection subjecting washout kicking working-over murder disappointment score splash horsewhipping romp big win bullwhipping strap belt lathering pulverisation pulverization defeatedness switching strapping punishment game scourge castigation lash pummeling switch clampdown crackdown superiority runaway victory decisive victory advantage overwhelming majority repression prevention stopping prohibition termination discontinuation cowing the strap dissolution halting arrest hitting striking knocking boxing stamping out suppressing abolishment dominance obliteration overriding abolition attack assault mate ending checkmate snuffing out corporal punishment violence aggression abuse assaulting impugnment battery harm doing over beating up roughing up rough handling impact force concealment secretion larruping caching stashing whack spank smack thump wallop rough treatment maltreatment mistreatment misapplication misuse mishandling manhandling injury damage misusage misemployment ill use ill treatment ill-treatment bad treatment ill-use ill usage offense offence vilification jumping violation oppression totaling mugging denigration rape hurt strike harassment molesting dirty deed physical assault physical attack physical violence sexual interference totalling sexual misconduct sexual assault violent act act of violence grievous bodily harm act of aggression actual bodily harm

Verb

To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
frustrate thwart counter disappoint check stop defeat hamper hinder baffle balk baulk dash impede obstruct oppose prevent block checkmate cripple derail scotch smash snooker stymie beat circumvent discomfit elude nobble outwit scupper nullify queer root traverse bilk bollix buffalo crab cramp crimp curb disconcert ditch dodge do for duck faze halt juke mess up promote rattle restrain screw up shake skip put paid to foul up hang up shake off shuffle off give the run-around give the slip put the mockers on run circles around run rings around halt in its tracks throw monkey wrench in upset the apple cart nip in the bud put a spoke in someone's wheel throw a spanner in the works throw a monkey wrench in the works forestall inhibit ruin hold back bar spoil hold up trammel arrest interfere with put a stop to fetter put the kibosh on retard avert head off restrict encumber hamstring stave off hobble stand in the way of handicap delay shackle deter wreck ward off disrupt cumber avoid stall counteract undo destroy upset interrupt confound obviate handcuff repress throw a spanner in the works of put an end to slow down fend off intercept clog throw a monkey wrench in the works of hog-tie prohibit escape stonewall sabotage preclude evade quash manacle embarrass suppress shut out stump constrain short-circuit neutralize tie up cramp one's style deflect neutralise overturn damage devastate undermine hold off impair louse up debar mar forfend shatter put the stopper on get in the way of get in the way defend against sidestep confuse set back skirt resist cross subvert put a brake on stifle bridle threaten dish demolish limit discourage take down injure slow divert interdict steer clear of bork pre-empt interfere bypass turn aside overcome entangle annul mystify cut off harm rule out crush blight puzzle throw curtail flummox smother nonplus take wind out of repel scuttle parry repulse chill blow torpedo botch anticipate help brake upset one's apple cart withhold forbid reduce choke bind debilitate put the lid on ward be a hindrance to defy circumnavigate shut off terminate eradicate perplex attack bewilder withstand negate get out of break snafu obliterate extinguish prejudice cancel disable annihilate conquer affect dampen weaken influence abolish corner suspend discontinue decimate stay shun invalidate offset be beyond keep lid on banjax hurt challenge skin clobber squelch contravene discombobulate eschew remit pause muck up save play off cook someone's goose cancel out preempt inconvenience fox shelve gravel maze bottleneck spike someone's guns keep compromise intermit queer someone's pitch put at risk disturb second-guess floor hold wilder obfuscate sap bamboozle play havoc with work against outmanoeuvre dumbfound give the run around be detrimental to rein in outmaneuver shirk obscure destabilize choke off get ahead of get in before cool chain diminish put a damper on be disadvantageous to dam provide against steal a march on pick off get around put off sandbag keep back hold in hold down drag one's feet blow a hole in stem the flow of throw cold water on close off beat someone to the draw keep at bay beat someone to the punch bring to naught pour cold water on beat someone to it give a hard time keep off shut down destabilise countermove worst buck finish something finish off subdue crash unsettle act against throw a curve sink stultify miss blast vanquish triumph gain bring to a close make an end of surpass spike hit freeze burden muzzle squash poison damp dissuade bring an end to inc stave cork leash tie forefend bring to an end let endanger commandeer blank counterplot bury exceed postpone euchre nix saddle with bit taboo outlaw enjoin disadvise scare detain retardate cheat weigh down jeopardize imperil desist cease defer protract tie one's hands put the brakes on take out of play cruel wreak havoc on box in throw a spoke in the wheel of put on brakes put an stop to keep in prorogue be early put the damper on pigeonhole dead-end beggar get the better of confront turn off be one step ahead of beat somebody to it act in advance of prepare for head off at pass cloud bodge topple confine prolong talk out of act like a wet blanket slow up crool jeopardise keep from happening cause setback beat down hang fire take wind out of sails put end to lick bog down wreak havoc with bulwark fence defend guard shunt look away shove aside turn turn from veer be prejudicial to burst one's bubble put back back off hold off on bring to screeching halt make late hold over put on hold make a mess of render ineffective tamper screen trouble discommode jam incommode conflict put on back burner be deleterious to dash one's hope upset the applecart wrack have impoverish raze craze overthrow unbuild overreach vitiate outfox abate outsmart cover fend shortcut throw a monkey wrench into minimize undercut detract belittle lessen chip away minimise demean dispatch balls up count inspire work weigh incapacitate ravage outflank bemuse bring down make waves control end eliminate rain on someone's parade shield against safeguard against secure against stand up for defend oneself against fight off guard against protect against keep at arm's length skirt round stem render null and void preoccupy monopolize foresee predict forecast project expect envision quell tend to prevent go against militate rein pose kill monopolise contain cut short catch still muffle swallow abort find a way round govern staunch fight back moderate break down break up get round find a way around get past end-run go around befog addle fog befuddle disorient muddle get muddy vex fuddle operate against act on tell against tame rebuff choke back bottle up regulate intrude on enfeeble draw up keep in check pull up keep a lid on pull in keep under control slacken pace bite back fetch up distract psych out mull snow complicate stumble get to amaze make someone scratch their head set someone thinking wonder stir profundicate flabbergast have an effect on eat away whittle away disempower bring to a standstill drag through the mud emasculate clip one's wings mine dig out chip away at dig demoralise soften tunnel knock the bottom out of queer the pitch of demoralize blunt dent poke full of holes attenuate corrode hollow out wear bring up short stagger stick play for time flee lose be all Greek to be too much for put at a loss bring someone up short scape outrun body-swerve stay shy of fly weasel out of shy slip away from give the slip to give somebody the slip run from slip through the net slip through someone's fingers throw off the scent be beyond someone run around get away from escape from run away from shuffle out of double get away finesse give the runaround shuck decelerate close barricade block off straiten clog up fill plug blockade slacken constrict gag congest seal stuff block up occlude stopper ban cordon off isolate shut in stop up bung up plug up deny stamp out disadvantage throttle decrease mire strangle blemish bloody flaw endamage clot entrammel hem in cross up cut out tie down gum up proscribe cramp someone's style circumscribe estop exclude delimit stunt deteriorate quelch capture make illegal damp down wound deny access disallow enervate embargo tarnish disqualify keep waiting measure rule loiter overload disfigure deface embog fill up charge debase adjourn take out bung make impossible put at a disadvantage deprive procrastinate block out close up close out table reschedule rough up quiet let up place at a disadvantage mothball continue cut back lock up put out of commission respite put over put the brakes on cool off do harm to extend lose speed keep within bounds lay on the table put out of action take a rain check on set aside put on the back burner put on ice put in cold storage give rain check hold in abeyance close down switch off strangle at birth straitjacket erode consume tie someone down dissuade from use up wear away crack down on tie-up cap nip something in the bud cause to wait cause to stay net enmesh ensnare oppress bother caulk snag sideline veto entrap whittle silence deaden pocket submerge prevent from making progress constipate make difficult tether boycott blacklist wall off choke up pack stanch jam up impose limits on set limits on quench mute overpower give disadvantage put a crimp in temper ostracize get bogged down obturate stand drag feet hold captive clip someone's wings criminalize garrote garrotte shush worsen bottle stand in the way dam up glut silt up monkey with slam on the brakes ease up peg discipline hesitate dawdle down loaf falter bog flag poke lag put straitjacket on discountenance bring up gunge up censor afflict taint devitalize depress trash dismantle corrupt not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of temporise temporize dally give a rain check take a raincheck keep in abeyance imprison incarcerate intern quit qualify reef ostracise disfavour disfavor warn indispose frighten deprecate gainsay duel contradict impugn combat negative disaffirm contest fight dispute hedge declare taboo criminalise clutter up stand still scorch wither batter shock put a limit on come to a standstill make it impossible for make it impracticable for stand off peter out not move give the thumbs down to declare illegal put the chill on give the red light to say no lock in coop up fence in jail necessitate gaol close in immure concuss shotgun detract from shake up smash up wrong back-water cut down lose steam wind down anchor it cool down devalue tweak unfit devaluate ding cheapen total button up keep the lid on keep a tight rein on keep tight rein on hit the brakes let down flaps make impracticable cause detriment to treat harshly disarrange disorder disorganize have a negative effect on have a bad effect on hedge out make useless lose strength put half nelson on drive a nail into the coffin of do a disservice to treat unfairly give a disadvantage to be unfair to put in an unfavourable position treat unfavourably inflict a handicap on convulse shutdown immobilize derange turn upside-down refrain from cause confusion in throw into disarray cause turmoil in throw into disorder throw into confusion render powerless carry over immobilise paralyse do in waive lengthen lay over bankrupt make a hash of seize put out of business bring to standstill bring someone to their knees wipe out bring to a stop pull the plug on load take withhold from stay away from refuse make up for deny yourself break the habit of skip out on kick steer clear shrink from abstain renounce keep from desist from stay away forbear give up abstain from restrain from counterbalance do without shy from leave off forgo forbear from paralyze expropriate grab snatch overwhelm saddle ambush strain shut appropriate interlope shortstop accost interpose hijack tackle waylay buttonhole laden weight lumber pounce on take on lade pile freight swoop down on cut in take away yoke lock out make off with dump on snow under bear down on overburden make heavy

Verb

To be victorious over
conquer beat defeat overcome lick overthrow subdue overpower best crush quell vanquish worst clobber master rout subjugate annihilate stuff tank trounce overwhelm quash drub hammer humble paste pound pulverise pulverize repress thrash triumph cane cream demolish destroy skunk surmount undo checkmate dispatch flatten get massacre murder overbear overmatch slaughter stop take thwart trim upend circumvent frustrate outwit own shellac slam total trash whip confound discomfit overmaster override reduce throw zap triumph over put down be victorious over prevail over rise above win against bring someone to their knees get the better of succeed over blow out blow out of the water bring to knees bring to their knees get around turn inside out walk all over do down give someone a drubbing give someone a hiding make mincemeat of put in their place run rings around wipe the floor with shut down take to the cleaners trample underfoot wipe off map suppress crucify kill smash outdo surpass dominate wipe out marmalize check put an end to wallop extinguish beat hollow overturn whomp outclass better squash outplay wax subordinate bury curb ruin break bear down outstrip smother excel top upset stamp out overrun tame snuff out knock out gain mastery over skin defeat utterly blow away squelch control subject pacify abolish silence gain a victory over crack down on subvert win trample finish clamp down on end transcend torpedo snow under floor slap down devastate swamp put a stop to terminate beat down lambaste win a resounding victory over prevail smoke walk over pip at the post whup down exceed hurdle whop whap nip in the bud dust bomb tromp unseat knock for a loop outshine obliterate outperform waste gain ascendancy over stifle be victorious put away put paid to hegemonize win over go one better than topple put the lid on bust put the kibosh on drop oppress pommel negotiate gain control of get over sink displace quench outmaneuver render incapable outmanoeuvre outrun deck render helpless render powerless eradicate nullify bulldoze overshadow tan decimate extirpate knock over grind down inhibit KO edge out arrest wreck finish off pick apart take it all do better than bring to ruin give someone a pasting get rid of enslave put in the shade oust bridle depose govern rule resist stagger dethrone steamroll whack clear whitewash immobilize flog slay edge bring to heel dissolve get the upper hand immobilise baffle route shipwreck outhit entrap outjump flax outflank butcher ambush bring under the yoke get through cope with vault over leap pass knock off work over plow under balk eclipse deal with exterminate nose out run rings round liquidate cap hold sway over keep under thumb get the upper hand over take care of bring down trump mow down win a victory over run roughshod over stem halt make it past make it over shatter break down take to cleaners roll back come out on top take out put out blast cut to pieces raze gain control over sit on block out overtop improve on outmatch outgun do in hinder tower over overtake outdistance baulk knock spots off cancel pwn cripple knock down annul blot out negate humiliate outsmart restrain defeat heavily defeat easily weather survive chasten solve shock stun render outlive muller manage regulate tyrannize colonize take down seize power capsize turn over direct command demoralise astonish demoralize render speechless beat up knock socks off come out on top of steamroller settle compel enthrall coerce underyoke force dismantle larrup spank strike knock for six gain the upper hand over rule over tyrannise colonise enthral give a drubbing to countermove shoot down make a fool of give a hiding outrank get a grip on scrunch squish break up hold sway kick around outfight run circles around mop up take apart deaden shut out drive off get one up on improve upon put to flight beat back slap about wear down blow put to rout clean up on throw back in confusion reel back in gain the advantage over blow out of water prostrate whelm limit clamp down put an stop to bring to screeching halt crack down put to shame outpace shake off overpass shame shoot ahead cross pour cold water on throttle rein in throw cold water on bash cow discontinue smash down quelch ice strangle erase hose outrival lather find a solution to find an answer to endure force down bear down on be better than bottle clamp shush spike interrupt pass over climb crest keep down disable undermine enfeeble shoot ahead of trample on drive underground break the spirit make it round be unstoppable by keep inside hold in cut off keep in hold down sweep remove level rub out eliminate root out put lid on put kibosh on bring to naught defeat someone heavily cook one's goose fix one's wagon wipe off the mat efface expunge supplant queer make one's way round make one's way past make one's way over wrack nuke vaporize desolate defenestrate disestablish corner gain wipe from the face of the earth clean up wipe off the map wipe off the face of the earth black out tear down vaporise abrogate pull down vitiate benothing sweep away abate invalidate be successful tip remove from power purge tumble bring low remove from office prevail against blank stretch shellack dumbfound overawe be the victor win out carry the day get last laugh take the cake win through gain a victory take the prize come first gain mastery of take the honours win hands down take the crown do away with bring about the downfall of jump hop spring bound saltate lop scale bowl over shut off roll over lay one out vault over jump over fly over jump across leap over block counter spoil disappoint forestall bar dash impede scotch obstruct stymie derail confront hamper snooker fetter hobble neutralize hamstring crool foul up scupper banjax cramp one's style hang up stump hold up obviate prevent crimp dash one's hope prohibit neutralise render null and void screw up upset the applecart preclude put a brake on stand in the way of cramp do for give the run around counteract forbid

Verb

To deliberately hurt, annoy, or offend (someone)
spite annoy vex gall injure hurt pique provoke irritate nettle offend peeve aggravate distress harm put out rile upset wound bother bug chafe displease eat exasperate frost frustrate get grate gripe irk itch nark needle persecute rasp ruffle thwart discomfit miff begrudge beset burn up crab grudge hack off harass cramp style get even hang up louse up upset the apple cart put someone's nose out of joint anger disturb get to rub up the wrong way rankle infuriate incense wind up ride tick off gravel drive up the wall hassle get across madden give someone the hump rark antagonize pester hump goad worry exacerbate get on your nerves trouble enrage antagonise bum out hack you off roil plague inflame make someone see red rub the wrong way fret harry tease agitate drive mad nag outrage make angry torment drive to distraction drive crazy molest tee off affront give a hard time disgruntle bedevil rattle abrade make cross pain burn insult rankle with drive round the twist drive round the bend badger get on one's nerves perturb give someone the pip grate on get on your wick get your goat get in your hair make waves get your back up get one's goat put your back up hound discompose disgust disconcert discountenance niggle dog embarrass sting pick on T-off give someone grief get at get under your skin be at get under one's skin rub you up the wrong way be on your back get under skin raise someone's hackles victimize taunt afflict humiliate affect wrong bait fluster disquiet devil mither impose on jar inconvenience ire enflame mad heavy victimise dissatisfy nudge discommode intimidate pursue gnaw put down browbeat bully try steam up incommode mortify aggrieve excite bum hack cheese off hit where one lives wear on turn off work up egg on get your dander up stick in one's craw get on someone's wick jar on make someone's hackles rise make someone's blood boil put someone's back up eat away at set one's teeth on edge ruffle someone's feathers get someone's goat get on nerves try your patience get under someone's skin be on the back of get on somebody's nerves get up someone's nose get someone's back up get on someone's nerves drive bananas ache press distract squeeze pinch compress cramp rouse embitter chide confound brown off steam send into a rage tatter erode fray ruffle one's feathers wig impose upon put your nose out of joint try the patience of get someone try someone's patience acerbate scour wear down sour distemper confuse unsettle awake quicken goose motivate absorb grab ignite attract interest prick terrorize eat at rile up try one's patience rub one the wrong way put on the spot wind somebody up drive you up the wall raise your hackles get your hackles up snit pet tiff huff stew unnerve break henpeck flurry wear away exercise wear out rage give the business get a rise out of set your teeth on edge rasp one's nerves jar upon grate upon wear upon beleaguer get on someone crucify dragoon expel beat hunt hector exile terrorise get up your nose make your blood boil faze stir slight throw put off push button fire up heat up work on scrape away bite into wear to shreds get across someone discombobulate shake up make nervous get in someone's hair rattle someone's cage ask for it get someone's dander up get the knife into single out be on one's case make things hot for someone make it hot for someone stick the knife into dismay throw off balance gnaw away at stump furbelow cow bluster floor frill disrupt flummox wear fuddle shock disrespect diss dis snub put someone off their stroke depress fuss zing horrify disoblige slur rattle one's cage put into a flap cause someone to lose their composure throw into a tizz throw into tizzy chagrin bite give offence to give offence turn one off be disagreeable hurt somebody's feelings tread on someone's toes cause offense hurt someone's feelings be an affront to be offensive cut to the quick be a pain in the neck get in one's hair mix up be a thorn in someone's side give a bad time grieve abuse chivvy perplex exploit manipulate maltreat oppress violate chivy scare tantalize interrupt mistreat belittle mock torture ill-treat bore impede cross hinder tantalise misuse deride abase intrude upon bend someone's ear breathe down someone's neck carp at make one's hackles rise get on someone's case dishonor harrow dump on ill-use martyrize take advantage of dishonour do an injustice to martyr step on the toes of go for jugular give no quarter lay a bad trip on burden agonize stress agonise rack haunt strain ail concern sadden besiege curse alarm anguish discomfort gnaw at heckle weigh down excruciate unhinge dishearten tax cause suffering to frighten shake frazzle smite rag stir up blight discourage ridicule nonplus demoralize puzzle importune bewilder deject lie heavy on keep after dispirit chaff sicken keep on at go on at demoralise daunt crush haze rib assail cast down psych make uneasy derail spook hagride traumatize make anxious nauseate abash freak out weird out dun nag at traumatise weigh heavily on panic repel alarum undo attack cause trouble to wring criticize dampen gibe hang over addle be a nuisance to throw off weary make miserable bamboozle prey on dumbfound criticise cause anxiety to make uncomfortable chill confront razz appal josh appall banter pother devastate guy overwhelm desolate repulse revolt baffle craze harp on at mystify make wretched cause anguish to disappoint obsess tire muddle interfere dash debilitate preoccupy quiz put a damper on befuddle cause discomfort to make unhappy possess weigh on daze be a great weight on be a burden to slap weigh face make fun of poke fun at take the piss out of beat down take aback make sport of put in a spot weigh heavily on someone's mind put to trouble roast stress out despair startle fear test prod grip derange pressurize sweat tear buffet flip damage indispose lead on sap scold curdle joke jive visit bring down domineer flip out pressurise kid cavil scorn disaffect fun jeer berate meddle push move scandalize stretch cause anxiety fester twit rally bemuse pick at scar impose peck at press down on break one's heart punish rag on stupefy revile lower disparage psych out sound cause concern to unman bleed drain intrude enervate infest terrify mess with reproach sledge get someone down be a burden on scoff at buffalo fox disorient maze lean on jeer at upbraid scandalise shatter surprise weigh heavily on one's mind prey on someone's mind spoof take the mickey out of get down slam jibe at give trouble befog do someone's head in reluct be a thorn in someone's flesh get someone's hackles up dull mess with someone's head make it tough pose muddy disorientate stun make despondent make self-conscious make discontented niggle at make a monkey of swipe at hurt one's feelings make punchy go to one's head knock for six inflict anguish on intoxicate be repugnant to do in blow one's mind cause agony to inebriate ball up pull somebody's leg umbrage make blood boil get up somebody's nose get on the wrong side of fool around bedog excoriate belabour cause disquiet to chevy insist remind carp hurry heat grizzle bustle cause to panic tangle kid around drive nuts tear away at macerate noodge despoil foray bullyrag insist on give someone hell nit-pick strap buttonhole breath down someone's neck cut put somebody's back up belabor bombard push one's buttons put on edge be in someone's way drive insane bone sear jerk around grind mess exhaust discontent spur irritate greatly get someone's wick roust cut up push buttons be prey to get on the nerves of overcharge empurple arouse anxiety in cause resentment to cause annoyance to be a pest to misplease wing cool cap incite amaze arouse astound complicate entangle hamper barrack boo lie heavily on beleague find fault with aggress get in the hair of grill put to some trouble accost encroach obtrude do a number on make it tough for tear to pieces hurt the feelings of be on someone's back turn incapacitate start stroke someone's hair the wrong way eat up resent take over push someon's buttons put through wringer interfere with shout down find fault send into a spin be hurtful to mourn cause anguish cause suffering lambaste cause sorrow recur cause inconvenience to be the victim of get on someone's back grind at shame prey on your mind question tweak run up the wrong way examine get in the way put the squeeze on consternate key up turn on lay up lead someone a merry dance play cat and mouse rub salt in wound jump on one's case give one the business hiss astonish dizzy barge in on intrude on play dirty sneer lie heavy on someone's mind weigh heavy on someone's mind come back to stay with be a weight on one's mind be ever present put pressure on be bothered fall upon fall on be disagreeable to push the buttons of rock the boat make a scene bring pressure to bear on make demands on make severe demands on put a strain on tire out start in on put someone out create difficulties for take control of deter be in someone's hair unstring put off his or her stride worst make someone laugh on the other side of their face make someone laugh out of the other side of their mouth set someone back on their heels take the wind out of someone's sails give the needle inflict trauma deeply upset gibe at sneer at prey on one's mind be a weight on someone's mind work into lather set one off set on take a rise out of make fed up horn in on overawe put envenom break in disdain scout flout jab twitter dig lout thumb nose at scratch around yap at dampen spirits bring one down throw a curve knock props out disadvantage catch somebody off balance catch somebody unawares sweat out make downhearted search high heaven dispraise slander demean shout at knock the wind out of make blue drag down break the heart of put into a funk lose patience dish out dish it out give it to stick it to be on one's back butt in on poison alienate harsh one's mellow drive you crazy have had enough become bored exhaust someone's patience grate at dampen someone's hopes awe droop cause to lose heart repress prostrate deprecate inflict cause pain to lampoon hurt deeply butt in shout catcalls at make game of chasten discredit suppress subjugate subdue stifle drive you out of your mind drive you off your head drive you to distraction make your hackles rise make somebody's blood boil drive you round the twist make you see red drive somebody up the wall make livid drive out of mind drive you round the bend give a zinger give the cold shoulder make awkward make ashamed show up own make someone's stomach rise make someone's gorge rise wreck wreak befall cause someone difficulty discommodate put out of countenance let down throw into a tizzy put in a hole catch one short devitalize smother diminish weaken squelch be a problem to put someone to trouble catch disillusion be a burden be a nuisance give someone bother override tyrannize humble deaden defeat extinguish overpower curb overcome quell strike take jaundice empoison make resentful make bitter dominate tyrannise enslave bear down on damp down overstretch overtax pressure tense avenge make someone go out of his way worsen cast a pall over drag darken damp descend upon descend on force upon bring down on wilder tyrannize over be autocratic fog flabbergast knock the stuffing out of harsh someone's mellow give someone the blues make someone fed up make desolate make your heart bleed pour cold water on cast a gloom upon bring tears to someone's eyes run down make gloomy bear down make someone's heart bleed make sad reduce to tears knock sideways bring tears to your eyes keep under dampen someone's spirits dash someone's hopes break someone's spirit throw cold water on break someone's heart live off blackmail plunder depredate consume kill raid load extort feed on fleece seize live on devour snow obfuscate acidulate estrange make rancorous bitter venom crunch overextend cause to be at a stand stagger make someone scratch their head set thinking mess with one's head make someone's head spin bring up short be all Greek to set someone thinking stymie fool satirize overdo threaten gross out squick make ill hoodwink trick dupe hoax beguile deceive delude cause to feel emotional strain cause to feel mental strain make tense tense up put in traction push to the limit put on trial chiack abominate cause to feel nauseous make someone want to throw up turn one's stomach be distasteful to pall disenchant make shudder cause aversion make one sick surfeit cloy on offend morals of be repulsive to be repulsive fill with loathing turn your stomach slang disagree jest jape con quip wisecrack yuck yuk jolly gag gull cozen shuck smoke rot adventure risk venture peril jeopard jeopardize imperil compromise endanger hazard make unwell snap satirise laugh at go against the grain be injurious to be sickening be disturbing be distasteful have an adverse effect on be injurious strike down be unsuitable cause illness to cause problems take in flimflam mislead yank somebody's chain send up make jokes about goof on scare hell out of utter threats to bad-eye portend jeopardise gamble with whip around impend push around menace put heat on loom issue threats to be sarcastic about poke mullock at sling off at put on lead somebody on pull someone's leg poke borak at flirt with have on flout at mess around