Đồng nghĩa của frustrate

Alternative for frustrate

frustrates, frustrated, frustrating

Đồng nghĩa: defeat, foil, ruin, spoil, thwart,

Trái nghĩa: accomplish, encourage, fulfill,

Verb

To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
thwart foil block check stop baffle counter defeat disappoint spoil circumvent forestall bar dash nullify balk baulk crush derail hinder impede obstruct quash scotch stymie confront fetter hamper snooker stifle beat checkmate cripple discomfit hamstring hobble inhibit neutralise neutralize banjax crool foul up put a stop to scupper annul arrest cancel conquer counteract cramp crimp forbid halt lick negate obviate outwit overcome preclude prevent prohibit ruin screw up stump do for nip in the bud hang up hold up put a brake on put the kibosh on put the lid on cramp one's style dash one's hope stand in the way of upset the applecart give the run around render null and void curb restrain hold back trammel interfere with retard handicap encumber restrict oppose shackle disrupt delay handcuff put paid to throw a spanner in the works of slow down hog-tie confound undo throw a monkey wrench in the works of upset deter cumber manacle interrupt embarrass put an end to wreck clog constrain stall head off short-circuit sabotage tie up avert bridle mess up smash queer stave off destroy stonewall shatter suppress dish ward off quell repress get in the way of devastate mar louse up demolish slow disconcert confuse overturn fend off bork get in the way avoid limit elude nobble intercept faze debar end rattle resist cross crab cut off curtail mystify deflect interfere puzzle flummox throw disturb bilk withstand defy shut out blight impair repel traverse contravene perplex put the stopper on annihilate bemuse make a mess of put the mockers on escape bewilder set back nonplus play havoc with interdict buffalo withhold bamboozle befuddle vex bind bring to an end clobber addle fox discombobulate fuddle blow a hole in befog muddle put a spoke in someone's wheel entangle hold off forfend squelch subdue damage subvert extinguish rule out undermine smother offset buck stay fight invalidate nix divert pre-empt confine do in cruel euchre help combat blow anticipate abolish challenge sandbag rein in stem obscure reduce chill kill injure upset the apple cart cut short make a hash of chain take down cancel out hold brake shake gravel maze fluster choke disorient put a damper on squash pose dumbfound hold in hold down defend against wilder bring to naught fog flabbergast keep lid on muddy floor get throw a spanner in the works put off make someone scratch their head set someone thinking shut off deny attack evade terminate eradicate dodge duck break root eliminate bollix obliterate threaten sidestep bypass harm negative suspend unsettle disable discourage contest dispute scuttle control corner parry dampen inconvenience skirt decimate skin be beyond preempt rein catch ditch juke impugn keep contain give the slip tie remit bottleneck govern second-guess muck up straiten repulse take wind out of tame regulate intermit complicate weigh down pause countervail steer clear of shelve stupefy hem in be a hindrance to botch throw monkey wrench in upset one's apple cart abrogate debilitate get ahead of get in before ward pull in go against turn aside provide against steal a march on bottle up abate render ineffective stun choke off cork stem the flow of pick off drag one's feet vitiate dam stagger cool overrule obfuscate throw cold water on beat someone to it keep back distract make ineffective snow beat someone to the draw beat someone to the punch countercheck close off struggle against mix up be all Greek to strive against blow one's mind pour cold water on give a hard time shut down put up a fight against wipe out go to one's head redress ruffle strangle at birth countermove finish something finish off stamp out crack down on worst act against discontinue disarrange disorganize disorder get out of convulse shun spike hit nip something in the bud turn upside-down derange surpass bring to a close make an end of stultify circumnavigate eschew cause confusion in cause turmoil in throw into disarray throw into disorder throw into confusion throw a curve leash exceed vanquish triumph gain cease bring an end to miss burden muzzle crash dispatch freeze blank counterplot bury inc incapacitate ravage prevent from making progress tie one's hands forefend enmesh net ensnare capture put the damper on keep at bay stave keep off be the end of commandeer pigeonhole dead-end beggar snag saddle with postpone damp put the brakes on take out of play entrap gainsay duel contradict disaffirm topple skip promote tackle detain retardate cheat get the better of tether dissuade hang fire save let box in defer protract affect be early oppugn war put at risk shunt turn veer psych out mull stumble get to amaze wonder stir profundicate throw a spoke in the wheel of disadvise scare abort put on hold shake off shuffle off tamper influence be one step ahead of beat somebody to it act in advance of prepare for head off at pass prorogue resolve bit taboo outlaw enjoin cause setback beat down trouble discommode jam incommode conflict take wind out of sails put end to break down break up run circles around give the run-around run rings around put back back off hold off on bring to screeching halt make late bog down slow up prolong hold over put on back burner intrude on halt in its tracks counterbalance turn off talk out of act like a wet blanket snafu make a stand against bring to an end to cope with battle against keep in throw a monkey wrench into wrack have impoverish raze craze overthrow unbuild overreach outmaneuver outmanoeuvre outfox outsmart look away shove aside turn from daze cloud counterpoise put on brakes put an stop to surprise balls up still muffle swallow throw off intoxicate cause to be at a stand bring up short throw off balance bother disorientate set thinking take aback inebriate mess with one's head make punchy make someone's head spin ball up bring down work against make waves wreak havoc with staunch fight back moderate throw a monkey wrench in the works rain on someone's parade balance compensate for burst one's bubble rebuff choke back constrict incarcerate imprison intern measure rule play off cook someone's goose draw up keep in check spike someone's guns queer someone's pitch pull up keep a lid on keep under control slacken pace bite back fetch up make up for correct gaol ban lock in coop up fence in jail close in immure concuss shut in deprive shotgun disallow necessitate scar bring to a standstill play for time counterweigh balance out equalize disfigure stain lock up afflict taint trash decay be an antidote to override deactivate square up equalise even up defuse counterweight cool off preoccupy monopolize foresee predict forecast project expect envision void throttle screen put half nelson on weaken rescind repeal glitch up monopolise reverse hurt retract revoke compromise countermand protest sap diminish monkey with reluct battle enfeeble disannul dissolve null vacate refuse eat away whittle away disempower render invalid 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 torpedo hollow out wear destabilize destabilise set one's face against strike down fight against be hostile to rebel against put down contend with remove dig in one's heels ding blackball baulk at be in defiance of break with take issue with object to refuse to accept dump be in opposition to dissent with face down lock horns with take up arms against stand up to roll back belie turn thumbs down disprove kick against be anti turn down take a stand against fly in the face of speak out against take on astonish astound get at boggle the mind of strike dumb throw for loop

Verb

To diminish the confidence or courage of
annoy discourage anger dishearten exasperate infuriate depress dispirit vex irritate madden aggravate dissatisfy embitter irk sour bug chill daunt demoralise demoralize dismay miff unman unnerve nark bother disturb drive crazy drive mad get to hack off make discontented try upset wind up give someone the hump provoke gall rile nettle peeve distress ruffle incense pique put out needle agitate chafe perturb trouble worry rankle grate eat hassle deject enrage tick off persecute displease get antagonize inflame harass discompose burn up make someone see red pester sap rasp spite frost rub up the wrong way antagonise plague torment afflict deter offend rattle disquiet bum out hack you off throw cow tease harry ride dampen gravel gripe itch disconcert get at drive up the wall get across get on your nerves discomfit weaken shake crush unsettle nag dash abash enervate undermine cast down outrage disappoint chagrin roil tee off psych out give someone grief fluster turn off put your back up faze make someone's hackles rise make someone's blood boil ruffle someone's feathers get under someone's skin get up someone's nose get someone's back up get on someone's nerves torture confound intimidate disaffect exacerbate beleaguer enfeeble badger bedevil unhinge thwart subdue nonplus alarm pain fret put off gnaw damp make downhearted embarrass disgust throw off balance disparage drive to distraction T-off knock sideways be at get your back up envenom get in someone's hair get on one's nerves try someone's patience get someone's dander up knock the stuffing out of get on someone's wick pour cold water on give a hard time knock for six throw cold water on poison alienate disillusion strain beset discountenance psych mortify rack disgruntle disempower perplex dog frighten hurt estrange discombobulate rark make bitter make resentful molest sadden panic excruciate agonize make angry confuse baffle excite make dejected disincline work up agonise hump take aback hound fire up make your blood boil get your goat scare get in your hair drive round the bend get on your wick get your dander up make waves mither bring low bite shake up send into a rage distract rub the wrong way wear out try the patience of wear on get someone's hackles up rattle someone's cage get someone's goat be a thorn in someone's flesh put into a flap put someone off their stroke be on the back of be a pain in the neck rankle with give someone the blues be a thorn in someone's side get under one's skin cause someone to lose their composure throw into a tizz put a damper on put someone's nose out of joint drive bananas disenchant rouse drive nuts discommode cloud injure discomfort get someone's wick bum hack wig affront insult alien wear curse harrow set one's teeth on edge get one's goat stick in one's craw stir up flurry scandalize harm wound get someone get on somebody's nerves pick on eat at goad cast a shadow discontent foil jolt disarm startle blight oppress assail emasculate tax misplease wing repel curdle zing disoblige revolt cool sound cap stun stupefy anguish besiege test devitalize overawe make cross incommode begrudge crab grudge scandalise break nudge henpeck make despondent spook uncalm floor buffalo surprise bewilder deflate disarrange disorganize snarl unglue cripple jumble muddle unzip disorder debilitate appall bully repress prostrate awe droop deprecate appal weigh play dirty cut to the quick upset the apple cart hang up get even cramp style louse up get up your nose get under your skin throw off bowl over give a turn set back put the wind up push button drive round the twist heat up egg on cheese off work on send up blow out take steam out blow up take apart dampen someone's hopes cause to lose heart break one's heart beat down craze drain exhaust stretch weary stress be on your back ask for it give someone the pip tire jaundice empoison hit where one lives ire enflame mad drive you crazy inconvenience entice titillate put someone's back up raise someone's hackles drive you out of your mind possess drive you off your head drive you to distraction make your hackles rise drive out of mind make somebody's blood boil drive you round the twist make you see red drive somebody up the wall make livid steam up drive you round the bend shatter raise your hackles umbrage get your hackles up worsen crucify make severe demands on put a strain on wring tire out martyr make demands on acidulate bitter venom make rancorous acerbate fascinate lure bait tempt taunt allure intrigue beguile lead on charm tantalize flirt with tantalise make someone's mouth water keep hanging make mouth water keep hanging on keep someone hanging on desolate overwhelm consternate humble weigh down make dispirited make crestfallen humiliate indispose put down bring down get down weigh heavily on throw a pall over make someone fed up fuss abrade get in one's hair grate on mix up give a bad time concern ail devil grieve aggrieve sting hector niggle burden chivvy heckle distemper frazzle exercise gnaw at pursue freak out weird out derail alarum hagride undo heavy shock burn importune rag horrify sicken haunt keep after make anxious keep on at rib make uneasy prick chaff go on at eat away at ridicule chivy affect rattle one's cage mock browbeat pother cause suffering to razz nauseate puzzle get up somebody's nose jar press slight wrong haze lie heavy on prod dun jar on empurple obsess get a rise out of arouse cause offense drive you up the wall abuse victimize josh shame bore banter cross guy smite terrorize get across someone quiz interrupt grind victimise make somebody's hackles rise breathe down someone's neck fester be offensive get under skin disrespect diss dis scold nag at terrorise rub you up the wrong way tyrannize eat up get on nerves be a nuisance to give offence to bend someone's ear harp on at rag on tyrannise take the mickey out of hurt someone's feelings be on one's case make uncomfortable cause anxiety take the piss out of make blood boil make miserable make a monkey of put on the spot roast stir bluster kid gibe deride cramp disrupt satirize attack stew jive joke rally twit criticize grill brown off grip disgrace cause trouble to goose intrude upon raise hell fun chiack impose on criticise shuck bullyrag huff smoke jangle try your patience rot intensify try one's patience sledge slap mistreat confront make unhappy intrude hang over give the business coerce demean satirise enslave push laugh at infest preoccupy put the squeeze on jeer at dumbfound scoff at flip out make fun of jibe at poke fun at mess with barrage ply make jokes about goof on make things hot for someone make it hot for someone dominate cause anxiety to be sarcastic about poke mullock at make sport of sling off at make fretful hurt somebody's feelings interfere complicate put on prey on someone's mind have on flout at make self-conscious cause anguish to key up turn on poke borak at dump on put in a spot weigh heavily on one's mind do someone's head in put somebody's nose out of joint make a scene tyrannize over make wretched weigh on consume get somebody's back up get on the wrong side of ache face pinch squeeze compress fool around spur chide steam make an enemy of somebody tell off get on the wrong side of somebody rattle someone's chain bristle question tweak examine cause resentment to cause annoyance to stress out scorn push one's buttons boil macerate noodge despoil foray excoriate insist remind put your nose out of joint kid around devastate cavil impose upon give someone hell get on the nerves of motivate absorb grab attract awake quicken ignite interest stroke someone's hair the wrong way jerk around cut pressurize run up the wrong way repulse make sore lose one's temper snit pet tiff put somebody's back up breath down someone's neck pressurise make one see red get on someone get in the hair of rile up incite drive insane pick at punish bone beat hunt dragoon expel exile irritate greatly despair cause to panic tatter erode fray rub one the wrong way be hurtful to bleed mourn cause anguish cause suffering lambaste cause sorrow mess occupy start damage traumatize scar be in someone's way unquiet jar upon grate upon roust be prey to insist on peck at wear upon turn incapacitate flip bulldoze wind somebody up ruffle one's feathers be disagreeable to push the buttons of call names set your teeth on edge be a pest to tear arouse hostility in find fault with sweat fear scratch around yap at single out scour wear down be like a red rag to a bull rasp one's nerves lean on push someon's buttons make restless search high heaven blackjack muddy foul accost encroach terrify put pressure on obtrude put someone out daze derange resent set someone's teeth on edge be on someone's back make nervous be on one's back bring pressure to bear on put lay up inflict anguish on cause agony to put through wringer bogart impede hinder nit-pick strap be in someone's hair get the knife into stick the knife into be the victim of get on someone's back thumb nose at entangle hamper make fed up rock the boat amaze astound get in the way work into lather make someone scratch their head occupy someone's thoughts aggress grind on grind at dispraise slander mess with someone's head sweat out be a great weight on recur lead someone a merry dance play cat and mouse rub salt in wound rage wear away stump furbelow frill flummox fuddle disaccord disharmonize lie heavily on discord traumatise set one off do a number on cut up arouse anxiety in push buttons make it tough for lose patience snub come back to stay with prey on be a weight on one's mind be ever present set on take a rise out of cause concern to cause discomfort to mystify disorientate start on prey on one's mind rub somebody the wrong way beleague be bothered rub somebody up the wrong way weigh heavily on someone's mind be a weight on someone's mind be lash at slur carp at dampen spirits bring one down give a zinger give the cold shoulder menace make one's hackles rise jump on one's case give one the business prey on your mind become bored grate at get on someone's case disadvantage have had enough exhaust someone's patience break in fall upon fall on abase make blue drag down break the heart of chasten put into a funk threaten hurt one's feelings do in tear to pieces hurt the feelings of start in on scrape away bite into wear to shreds 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 suffer be unwell throw into tizzy give the needle dishonour discredit berate make awkward make ashamed show up own lie heavy on someone's mind weigh heavy on someone's mind be indisposed be crook turn one off lose the affection of belittle degrade gnaw away at dishonor put out of countenance let down throw into a tizzy put in a hole catch one short reproach revile domineer cause someone difficulty discommodate meddle be disagreeable be an affront to give offence tread on someone's toes be ill be weak be sick be wrong with feel pain be in pain hit a sour note feel unwell be the matter with be a problem to put someone to trouble override upbraid mau-mau strong-arm give trouble make someone go out of his way make it tough give someone bother put to trouble take down make turbid get one's comeuppance make someone eat humble pie put someone to shame put to shame take down a peg take the wind out strike be autocratic visit take buffet fulminate spout rant rave smoulder ferment brew suppress subjugate maltreat hegemonize overpower master overcome ill-treat ulcerate gather ulcer cause bitterness cause annoyance blister canker cause resentment cause vexation smolder eat away at one's mind gnaw at one's mind exploit subject scourge heighten increase compound keep down treat harshly slang magnify make worse amplify augment encumber overload saddle be cruel to grind down bring under the yoke tyrranize rule with an iron hand trample underfoot weigh heavy upon hold down smother handicap be brutal to rule with a rod of iron trample on rule over hold sway over walk all over put screws to bring someone to their knees ride roughshod over overthrow trample despotize rule force put upon bring to heel grumble complain spoof slam snap make matters worse to make matters worse go from bad to worse rub salt in the wounds feed the fire add fuel to the flames hit on fan the flames compound the problem add insult to injury impair add fuel to the fire add to rub salt in a wound push one's button fan the flames of mess around pull someone's leg swipe at lead somebody on pull somebody's leg

Verb

To put an end to something, typically by the use of force
quell quash suppress subdue crush repress extinguish defeat squash end squelch check destroy stifle curb silence overcome beat thwart conquer control stop demolish terminate abolish annihilate vanquish quench overpower extirpate finish kill queer subjugate overwhelm rout clobber put down snuff out crack down on put an end to put a stop to wipe out stamp out clamp down on nip in the bud get rid of put the lid on slap down put the kibosh on shut down sit on master lick scotch best overthrow surmount dispatch trash triumph over prevail over get the better of win against eradicate eliminate bridle scupper tame scrunch squish crack down weed out restrain snow under dominate arrest curtail dish bring to an end gain mastery over get a grip on put paid to gain control of trample on worst stuff trounce tank humble triumph pulverize drub hammer paste pound thrash skunk cream cane undo overbear slaughter trim massacre get overmatch flatten foil murder take checkmate upend slam circumvent own whip outwit total shellac reduce zap confound discomfit override throw overmaster pulverise rise above be victorious over bring someone to their knees succeed over blow out bring to their knees bring to knees get around walk all over turn inside out blow out of the water trample underfoot give someone a drubbing take to the cleaners do down wipe off map run rings around put in their place wipe the floor with give someone a hiding make mincemeat of inhibit put out break deaden strangle oppress smother beat down blot out cow halt dispirit stem hinder trample ruin sap demoralize weaken gag hold back shush muffle dull restrict cut off swallow block out quelch sink pocket submerge enervate hold in damp down choke back demoralise bear down on put an stop to banish remove exterminate expunge stamp something out dismiss reject torpedo limit throttle clamp down bring to screeching halt rein in discontinue pour cold water on throw cold water on gain control over wreck swamp whelm prostrate floor devastate bottle spike overturn clamp interrupt bury obliterate hamper impede ice drive underground settle censor dumb bust degrade undermine clam abate prevent constrain keep inside hold down keep in smash enfeeble cripple demote put lid on put kibosh on bring to naught grind down interfere with incapacitate impair humiliate downgrade disrate blow away mute impoverish choke off force down close up garrote garrotte keep down dampen bring to ruin cause instability bring down cut short say nothing conceal depress choke suffocate contain hide snuff bottle up cork up shower bite one's lip rein fight back simmer down button up hush up keep back keep the lid on bite back compose shroud cool cork collect keep in check heap deject dismay trouble lower ail dishearten subject overrun discourage devitalize daunt upset shake sadden diminish pacify subordinate drop chasten bother weary perturb abase distress debilitate chagrin weigh down cast down bum out bear down gain ascendancy over cast a pall over put a damper on get the upper hand over gain the upper hand over get the upper hand

Verb

To bother or cause distress in (someone)
flurry disturb upset worry perturb bother unsettle agitate discompose distress disquiet alarm concern dismay discomfort distract disconcert fluster fuss unnerve rattle unhinge distemper ail frazzle ruffle alarum faze undo exercise hagride confuse derail perplex discombobulate bewilder hassle provoke excite hurry bustle flutter hustle quicken freak out weird out confound nonplus discomfit discountenance abash embarrass puzzle throw off balance get to shake trouble startle surprise take aback panic mortify shake up demoralize throw flummox spook psych put off demoralise mystify foul up heat baffle make nervous disorient unbalance put on edge muddle flip addle craze fuddle catch off balance hinder gravel bug disarrange balk throw into a tizz put into a flap stir up make waves send into a spin work up put someone off baulk take by surprise psych out put out of countenance stop someone in their tracks upset apple cart put someone off their stroke cause to be at a stand make someone scratch their head set someone back on their heels put someone off their stride horrify scare frighten daunt appal shock sadden discourage dispirit dishearten unman dash disappoint chill disillusion vex paralyse terrify chagrin disenchant affright pother disgruntle appall snafu let down paralyze depress terrorise dumbfound terrorize knock sideways throw into a tizzy mess up knock for six screw up put the wind up someone fill with consternation louse up give someone a turn muck up annoy fret irritate harass make anxious pester plague irk afflict make uneasy torment needle displease stress pain harry try grieve derange sicken gnaw at hurt burn up give a hard time nettle chafe rouse bedevil gall beset disorder rack oppress arouse curse weigh down strain torture aggrieve badger offend cause anxiety to lie heavy on wound anger peeve tantalise tantalize make fretful miff turn turn on give someone grief push buttons egg on indispose make a scene get at tick off pick on make uncomfortable incite inflame frenzy incommode tax stimulate unquiet besiege burden despair beleaguer make restless tease ferment separate unhitch disconnect disengage uncouple unfasten detach inconvenience test importune persecute cause anxiety examine ventilate move tear goad hector dun nark rock the boat get across get on someone's wick incapacitate hack off hurt somebody's feelings get someone lay up flip out cramp bum out fire up key up debilitate floor wind up bug up make flip work someone up sweat out be a great weight on weigh heavily on one's mind mess with someone's head do someone's head in drive insane send over the edge be daze suffer affect be unwell amaze pique intrude tire outrage astound complicate interfere carp anguish hound agonize cavil niggle fear be indisposed be crook injure nag stew sweat quibble nitpick get in the way nit-pick agonise strap prick push dog break desolate harrow martyr feel unwell be sick be ill be wrong with feel pain be weak be in pain be the matter with flap fidget cause anguish to cause suffering to eat at arouse anxiety in make it tough for weigh on make miserable cut up do a number on be on one's case make wretched be agitated take pains be in a tizzy be worried destabilize jolt labour over be in a flap be in a stew get worked up get in a stew jumble down disorganize rummage disarray disrupt dement displace discommode make a big thing out of make a big thing of make a meal of make a mountain out of a molehill make a thing of destabilise throw off throw into confusion pull the rug from under pull the rug out from under throw into disorder throw into uproar

Verb

To refrain from openly expressing or displaying
repress suppress stifle restrain smother curb check contain swallow control strangle conceal inhibit muffle sink hide submerge silence gag pocket overpower cork shush block bottle internalise internalize hold back keep back choke back fight back bottle up bite back keep in check rein in hold in keep under control cork up button up keep the lid on keep in keep under wraps black out jam up keep inside withhold overcome conquer bite one's lip stop restrict subdue quash deaden quench bridle cover up keep secret squelch veil extinguish keep a lid on squash prevent kill choke gulp back hush up constrain hamper hinder impede put a lid on hold down suffocate quell shut in cloak quelch interfere with mask dissemble bury disguise dampen censor stamp out damp down put an stop to put an end to muzzle keep quiet about shut down keep dark keep under your hat draw a veil over retain resist master fight choke something back deny hold something in corner trap collar bring to naught cramp keep feeling inside oneself coop up box up entrap enclose left out hold off bottle something up drown crush decrease destroy keep a tight rein on keep a rein on cushion mellow mute hold in check garrotte garrote snuff tone down soft-pedal compose shower shroud oppress cool rein collect heap put out simmer down fetter camouflage clamp down on shut up trammel dry up hush crack down on still quiet dummy up ice quieten tongue-tie shelter belie harbour protect ditch harbor adumbrate reserve paper over hide from view keep unknown not tell salt away blot out put out of the way tuck away keep mum about keep cover not give away sweep under the carpet gloss over keep quiet sweep under the rug sweep something under the rug keep in the dark sit on sweep something under the carpet

Verb

To evade or escape from someone or something, especially by using cunning or skill
elude escape evade avoid dodge duck flee lose circumvent scape shake shirk shun eschew outrun ditch double finesse fly foil outwit shuck shy thwart body-swerve escape from run from get around shake off get away get away from give the slip slip away from give the slip to run around steer clear of give somebody the slip run away from stay shy of throw off the scent weasel out of give the runaround shuffle out of slip through the net be beyond someone slip through someone's fingers sidestep skirt bypass leave behind bilk beat shortcut get out of cheat throw off baffle get rid of miss outdistance go around duck-shove outstrip find a way round fend off defeat funk parry skirt round outmanoeuvre wriggle out of outmaneuver rid oneself of cop out of keep clear of stay away from fight shy of give a wide berth to get shot of tergiversate balk skip baulk pussyfoot slip cut skive off get round break away from defy clear confound spurn ignore trick drop fudge skive neglect burke juke hide from outflank dance around be beyond decline keep one's distance from dispense with shy from weasel pussyfoot around shrink from stymie shuffle off have nothing to do with slide out of turn your back on pay no attention to duck out of back out of sneak away slip out find a way out of end-run stay clear of slip through the net of give someone a wide berth slough off throw someone off shake someone off abuse deceive outpace wriggle remove dislodge unburden circumnavigate get ahead of rid sneak away from skulk overcome check prevent snub jouk brush off skip out on give a wide berth keep out of the way of put the move on find a way around get past disregard overlook discount keep at arm's length goldbrick malinger lead on a merry chase escape the clutches of keep distance stump extricate oneself from turn one's back on pull out of cold-shoulder get clear of get free from duck out of the way of swerve away from get out of the way of be oblivious to pay no heed to lay low from pay no mind unmind turn back on unheed turn a blind eye to tune out take no notice of puzzle keep away from surpass challenge hedge shirk from equivocate waffle repel exceed withstand forget cut someone dead give someone the brush-off give someone the go-by give the cold shoulder to cut someone cold not attend scrimshank let slide beggar leave undone play truant from quit creep skimp on dog bludge fence lose sight of not attend to bob off be lax about be remiss about be forgotten by take back road depart from deviate from go around the barn wink at blink at pay little attention to lie down on job welsh renege shrink demur cop out hem and haw tergiverse put off tap dance lay low beat around the bush worm one's way out of dance around an issue forgo renounce abjure forswear relinquish abandon repudiate sacrifice forsake reject disavow flinch deny disclaim disdain kick abstain refrain from abnegate abdicate back away jib at quail at shy away hang back baulk at boggle at draw back turn away give something a miss refrain gainsay disaffirm short-circuit give up abstain from swear off renege on not touch let well enough alone have no truck with shy away from pack in jack in stop recoil from desist forbear pass over dismiss keep curb keep from hold off omit hold back leave alone fake keep off avert desert resist block arrest refuse withhold ward off overpass cease do without stave off head off withhold from slur over gloss over pass up leave off shut eyes to brush aside look the other way turn a deaf ear to shrug off avoid dealing with leapfrog hack balk at deke have no part of turn away from give the cold shoulder work around free yourself of put to one side shed put away put behind you swerve elope run away abscond rationalize backpedal withdraw excuse revoke wuss out recoil run off back down back off weasel out get out use pretext have alibi rationalise back out take fright flinch from turn tail stall fake out forego chicken out of go without restrain bridle belay fob off sheer sit out pass fast stay neutral fence-sit have done with starve sit on one's hands give the go by take the cure cut out constrain not take sides inhibit break off resist the temptation to lay off decline to restrain oneself stop oneself restrain yourself go easy give over hold off on sham bluff refuse to contemplate pretermit contemn defer discard loaf fail to care for keep one's distance underestimate laugh off set aside trifle with be irresponsible not remember elide think little of be indifferent be negligent depreciate overleap postpone procrastinate fail to provide for not trouble oneself fail to remember not care be derelict throw to the winds be remiss in let go scant not care for be remiss make light of let pass fail to look after procrastinate over be careless live with stay away restrain from steer clear preclude maneuver manoeuvre misheed whitewash repulse halt oppose forestall feign illness fake illness break the habit of neutralise help forbear from let it go take no notice gloze over leave be exclude look through turn blind eye paper over pay no mind to turn a blind eye bury one's head in sand fail to notice connive never mind slight close your eyes to turn deaf ear not take into account push aside shut your eyes to intercept deflect forfend bulwark defend guard divert discourage screen interfere with make up for nullify obviate impede counterbalance prohibit hinder negate neutralize counteract anticipate be AWOL put it on pretend to be ill take a sickie play hooky pretend to be an invalid bunk off swing the lead feign manipulate steer cover ward fend desist from deny yourself shield against safeguard against secure against stand up for defend oneself against keep at bay pre-empt turn aside fight off put a stop to guard against protect against

Verb

To fend off or defend against something hostile
repel repulse check parry rebut decline fend off fight oppose refuse reject stave off beat back confront drive away drive back foil force back push back rebuff resist fight off hold off ward off cool cut deter dismiss disown dispute duel keep at bay kick prevent stand off thrust back traverse turn away turn back beat off drive off put to flight see off send packing brush off cast aside chase away force off hold back keep away keep off knock down put down turn down stand up against give cold shoulder to keep at arm's length defeat fight back nix heave-ho overthrow force away set back throw back kick in the teeth deflect discourage avert spurn block snub turn aside stop avoid disdain ignore cold-shoulder rebuke give someone the brush-off hold at bay repudiate shun draw away scorn freeze out cut dead knock back defend against give someone the go-by give the cold shoulder keep at a distance slight forestall intercept fence counter curb stiff-arm defend snout send away jilt look right through pass up protect against give the brush balk at scoff at tell someone where to get off not buy redirect sidetrack hold something off hinder delay obstruct glance rebound give somebody the cold shoulder refuse admittance to give somebody the run-around contemn give the bum's rush turn nose up at sneer at sneeze at treat with contempt turn your nose up at look down on hold in contempt glance off halt bottle up conceal get back at defend yourself retaliate contain suppress restrain reply repress control put up a fight riposte deny dodge thwart guard forfend arrest bulwark divert escape baulk screen evade elude preclude bypass shirk anticipate cover ward duck fend keep balk neglect disregard reprove disallow chide cross head off reprobate negate negative disapprove shield against safeguard against secure against pass withdraw put off tell off put a stop to guard against stand up for defend oneself against skirt round pre-empt demur deselect protest desist en garde not hear of lash out at not budge on turn deaf ear to throw out turn one's back on turn from say no to send off jib at dispense with set aside baulk at not care for send one's regrets hold out protest at demur at draw the line at refuse to receive say no give thumbs down to shake one's head throw over put in one's place shield yourself from blackball ostracize blacklist desert renounce exclude drop blank excommunicate discount abjure eschew veto abnegate forsake disfellowship unfollow ostracise unfriend despise burn kick someone in the teeth have nothing to do with leave off give someone the big E give someone the air cast out send to Coventry shut out hand someone the frozen mitt break with have nothing more to do with cut off give a wide berth to bin off give someone the push leave out in the cold swear off give the elbow

Verb

To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
bilk cheat do con defraud fleece sting deceive rook skin swindle bamboozle diddle stiff trick cozen gyp rip off screw euchre exploit fool mislead sucker swizzle dupe gull hoodwink mulct shaft beat bleed bunco chisel chouse clip double-cross fiddle finagle flimflam gaff hornswoggle hose hustle nobble pluck ream short shortchange skunk snooker squeeze stick thimblerig victimise victimize sharp stitch up circumvent disappoint do in foil overreach ruin shake down snow thwart put one over on sell a pup take in take to the cleaners do the dirty on sell a pup to pull a swifty on take advantage of do someone in the eye take for a ride pull a fast one on hoax scam delude burn beguile string along have bluff humbug misguide misinform spoof have on suck in outwit fake out buffalo gammon juggle catch sandbag milk chicane entrap gouge rob steal lead up the garden path kid sell inveigle betray pull a fast one do a number on embezzle outmaneuver outmanoeuvre overcharge gazump give someone a bum steer goldbrick illude sell a bill of goods to lead on rush rope in fudge short-change seduce ensnare double-deal do out of take someone for a ride pull one's leg swizz set up extort take balk manipulate plunder screw over outfox jerk around sell down the river jive beat out of fake take someone in pull the wool over someone's eyes baulk pull the wool over somebody's eyes wring soak caboodle despoil outsmart wheedle shuck pilfer trim lure give the shaft suck dry jockey gip put one over on someone trap use disinform pull a fast one on someone wangle run a game on sell a bill of goods catch out distort lie lie to take to cleaners put on deprive pull something pull fast one lead one down the garden path pull wool over eyes pull the wool over one's eyes dodge duck weasel fraud cop out worm one's way out of slip out beat around the bush rip-off sell out stab in the back extract jiggle pull something funny stack the cards stretch the rules hit below the belt bend the rules penalise punish penalize fine forfeit grift wrest expel force wrench pigeon dispossess filch blackmail cajole coax pauperize impoverish make a fool of play welsh abuse heist frame bilk of befool strong-arm put the screws to outthink fox outslick stump play dirty suck the life out of sweet-talk baffle dust sell someone down the river prey on bleed dry lead somebody down the garden path fix flam four-flush lead down the garden path be sold a pup take to the cleaner's do number on sucker into throw throw dust in someone's eyes get the better of pull someone's leg make a sucker of contrive sway tear from play for a fool pull wool over double deal hocus-pocus have someone on hook falsify cuckold impress bleed someone of something cross impose upon take for play away cross up step out bias lirt blench rogue belirt crib con out of play joke on take for ride misdirect outplay gaslight misstate prevaricate rook out of steal someone blind doublespeak misrepresent fast talk take out give bum steer break the rules propagandize pervert entice bunk tempt fabricate pull wires play games twist around your little finger stage-manage pull strings mousetrap entangle enmesh propagandise bait impose on lead astray cover up double-talk give wrong information to send on a wild goose chase throw off the scent put on the wrong track put on an act lead up garden path wrong steer play trick on put up smoke screen put on false front bait and switch give the wrong impression hack machinate maneuver manoeuvre rig finesse affect engineer influence doctor mastermind cook game interfere with fiddle with boodle loot find a loophole in tinker with fudge with crowd exploit a loophole in swag graft tamper with decoy juke allure confuse defeat bewilder two-time equivocate solicit persuade induce let down outjockey pretend outdo belie steer steal a march on outguess top outgeneral fib goose worst jip cap pull somebody's leg corrupt mistreat exaggerate perjure palter stretch the truth end run figure out be economical with the truth trump up play false be disloyal to break faith with be unfaithful to joke fail soft-soap woo play games with snare trifle with play with play a trick on mock twist banter jolly feign alter slant garble butter up out-think dissimulate warp change dissemble invent misreport misinterpret massage misrelate bend color colour talk into forswear run rings round tell stories tell a lie depart from the truth make up a story bear false witness commit perjury not tell the truth fake it tell untruths be cleverer than make rings round invent a story put a spin on phony up promote forswear yourself tell a terminological inexactitude put one over mess around impose troll make a monkey of make somebody look an idiot do someone dirty lead off deke tease pull in slip something over on defy sham flirt trifle dally toy coquet enchant entrance charm attract blag wanton elude rebel against disobey outperform wind up hypnotize bewitch dazzle blind mesmerize captivate spellbind put something over on trip up play a jest on play a prank on play a joke on murphy win over pass off psych out play a practical joke on challenge give the runaround cuck send on a wild-goose chase best overcome make a fool of somebody catfish play-act toy with dally with hypnotise mesmerise shave fit up go one better than put someone up to something cuckoldize make use of lay a trap for lie under oath swear falsely play for a sucker string someone along fascinate distract toll ensorcell tout shill wile speak with forked tongue create fiction plant shovel concoct tell a fib make up tell a little white lie backstab horn put horns on hornify split come on egg one on draw edge manage work negotiate ease invite pull ingratiate net play fast and loose with bribe yuck yuk jest jape fun josh quip gag wisecrack chaff capture prejudice pressure press spin disguise skew come on to sweep off one's feet rag ridicule bother bag immesh implicate embroil mesh ensnarl entoil tangle wind melt decline curve writhe slump angle gnarl put one on collapse deteriorate knot take out of context quote out of context crush whitewash sag make out like deviate misconstrue blandish flatter land blarney involve catch up betrap benet forge patronise capitalize on misuse profit from step on walk all over treat lightly play on take liberties with cash in on maltreat ill-use leverage trade on control target patronize play someone for a sucker use for one's own ends palaver make sport of poke fun at make fun of yank somebody's chain counterfeit urge get round bootlick soften stroke tantalize oil prevail on push brownnose soap reel in lay for box in set a trap for misspeak tantalise adulterate bull overdraw misinstruct tell an untruth tell a falsehood embroider debase rub the right way work over make up to suck up to play up to get next to get around lay it on thick build up spread it on hand a line work on sweeten up argue into apple polish be untruthful concoct a story not speak the truth break promise forswear oneself say something untrue perjure oneself be forsworn embellish vitiate BS frame someone perjure yourself lie through one's teeth make believe lack candor put up a front tell a white lie contravene salt dress up misquote traverse gloss deacon contort frame up

Verb

To decrease in feeling or strength
deaden dull blunt numb reduce suppress weaken alleviate diminish damp lessen stifle abate benumb check cushion dampen mitigate moderate assuage cauterise cauterize decrease ease impair palliate paralyse relieve soothe anaesthetize smother subdue anesthetize chloroform consume depress deprive destroy dim dope drown etherize exhaust freeze gas incapacitate injure KO paralyze quiet repress retard slow stun stupefy tire unnerve get rid of knock out lay out put an end to put to sleep take the edge off put out of order soften allay tone down temper mollify quell calm curb muffle lighten still daze lull pacify lower desensitize restrain attenuate quieten silence obtund desensitise dilute mute cool appease help hebetate quench debilitate tranquilize extinguish chill placate relax control damp down lenify immobilize tranquillize torpefy disable soft-pedal take the sting out keep in check contain put a lid on bridle overcome sedate quash immobilise squelch put a damper on mellow hold back take the bite out drug sap discourage minimize devitalize curtail degrade hush stultify render insensitive erode crush slake smooth extenuate deplete inhibit petrify de-escalate modify dwindle downsize cripple sweeten compose tame stamp out break minimise enfeeble muzzle daunt bottle up wind down kill put the lid on keep back hold in ease off cool out keep under control shut down pour oil on shock put out put under cumber render insensible make less sensitive make inactive remit mask turn down narcotize commute dullen make powerless render powerless excuse cut taper depreciate reduce the force of befuddle shrink wane contract subside decrement indurate regulate ebb blur dispel let up on lay off take pressure off deprive of sensation dissipate banish dismiss callous deter harden roll back cut down cut back wear away peter out wear down knock senseless bore modulate restrict muddy up eliminate constrain blanket limit dash put to rest drive away square drive off chase away slacken ameliorate mince settle narrow tail off keep it down decrease the volume pipe down put damper on temperate address improve knock unconscious play down meet halfway coarsen reduce something make nice lullaby cloud throw cold water on make less make smaller play up to salve becalm dent drop discount downscale prune pour cold water on conceal dial down truncate abridge slash make bored reassure balm stroke fall comfort cease qualify thin knock down hamstring prostrate sate withhold pare down bore rigid bore stupid rock to sleep take it easy settle down quiet down chill out take the edge lay back cool off water down sink pocket submerge choke back swallow strangle undermine dispirit cover up put off bore to death overwhelm deject subjugate dismay trouble ail dishearten demoralize fight back keep secret end appall palsy transfix bemuse close stop dead halt make inert make nerveless bring to grinding halt nonplus arrest appal astound disarm demolish lame squash keep a rein on hold in check oppress upset shake sadden enervate terminate abolish humble bother weary perturb abase distress defeat overpower chagrin thwart stop conquer weigh down demoralise cast down bum out bear down on beat down torpedo clamp down on crack down on clamp down bring to screeching halt put down put a stop to put an stop to wipe out nip in the bud slap down crack down snuff out put the kibosh on cast a pall over

Verb

To adjust in order to make fair or equal
redress correct amend rectify reform remedy repair square adjust right balance ease ameliorate better cure fix harmonise harmonize heal improve make right put right regulate relieve retrieve set right compensate for deal with mend resolve settle sort out annul cancel change compensate counteract countercheck make good negate negative neutralise neutralize put to rights recalibrate recompense restore revise vindicate even up make amends for patch up recompense for balance out dial back even out level out make amends make reparation make reparation for make restitution make restitution for pay for restore the balance turn around pay one's dues turn things around make up for turn over new leaf straighten out redeem offset counterbalance counterpoise countervail make better emend cancel out fix up nullify atone for set to rights solve put in order outweigh alter atone expiate shape up debug modify doctor help rework reconstruct requite upgrade remodel revamp clean up counterweigh refine repay scrub overhaul indemnify edit reimburse rewrite redraft red-pencil adapt enhance recondition equilibrize reconcile set straight fiddle with reward tweak do penance replace pick up advance touch up square up make up pay invalidate appease renew reword retouch launder straighten raise boost equalize reorganise polish reorganize review meliorate remunerate reinforce convert tailor clear up arrange tune propitiate go over obviate emendate transform promote elevate perfect enrich refund rearrange order rejig make over mitigate renovate restitute reshape straighten up reenforce set the record straight clean up act vary fashion readjust remit make good for recast equalise attend to pay the price relinquish see to take care of fine-tune make recompense for make recompense honor a claim redeem oneself make repayment set off pay the penalty pay back make redress for work on give back save put something to rights return avenge patch redress the balance go straight do justice forgive absolve excuse purge aid benefit clean up one's act rejuvenate redevelop charge equipoise counterpose equal account undo square things do penance for be equivalent allow for revitalize revivify comp satisfy answer contravene halt counter reduce go against stabilize cross respond lessen stabilise counterwork buck resurrect overcompensate rebrand redraw remaster pay money to make amends to make reparation to make restitution to recoup become better make improvements to step up apologise apologize revitalise doctor up re-create make redress be an antidote to override deactivate defeat subdue overrule overcome make ineffective abrogate conquer defuse wipe out counterweight render ineffective say sorry absolve oneself take one's medicine appreciate assuage hone amplify forward remediate brush up smarten up fortify strengthen uplift beef up augment build on progress smarten transcend lift excel change for the better improve on increase further rescript customize set revolutionize redesign temper affect alternate remould reorientate diversify reshuffle reorient rejigger reconfigure modulate remix make alterations to shuffle rehash become different reorder redo revolutionise mould tamper retool make innovations reconstitute moderate refashion restyle mold make adjustments to warp remake remold regenerate permute morph freshen up translate commute make different tamper with shape accommodate conform calibrate reclaim fit normalize condition prepare treat iron out jigger align coordinate attune put organize turn maneuver transition make ready handle optimise administer optimize metamorphose act with manoeuvre manage concoct act on work effect process perform on do over pay dues normalise sharpen twiddle quadrate focus troubleshoot sort grade organise tighten suit customise bring into line put in working order tune up tailor-make make conform get with it rebuild rehabilitate find a solution to work out update find an answer to service smooth over refurbish unravel compose refit clarify rephrase develop copy-edit find the solution to get to the bottom of disentangle do up untangle modernize modernise thrash out hammer out redact censor fathom crack turn the corner alleviate mellow unscramble reinstate recover permutate reestablish tidy up figure out rehab furbish revive suss out maintain work through set up reanimate bring back reach an agreement about put an end to re-establish bring up to date put on the right track realign manipulate reacclimate methodize rise heighten square away subedit conciliate regularize cultivate purify recuperate qualify expurgate bowdlerize unsnarl bowdlerise make perfect make strides perk up take off regularise reinstall bring to an end diagnose delouse facilitate bolster bring around reinvigorate fettle explain retread get working face-lift end redecorate fine vitalize stimulate sustain transmute transfigure remove eliminate put back together restore to working order synchronize spruce up bring something up to code brighten up re-equip make fit for use bring into the twenty-first century make as good as new gauge measure standardize sew up remove errors tip the scales equiponderate mutate throw light on work the bugs out of rescue refresh salvage spruce transmogrify evolve do away with be the answer to be the solution to allay contain relax control quell extinguish synchronise programme collimate program transubstantiate diverge transpose alchemize vamp up standardise gage decipher check get into shape breathe new life into give a new look to metamorphosize shift palliate mollify extenuate calm cool break turn the tables denature stir up change completely sing different tune switch over switch interchange shift gears cook transfer turn upside down soften condense decode unriddle smooth assemble cut brainstorm divine lick unlock annotate shorten abridge puzzle out realise realize get approve think out dope out find the answer to riddle out clean up your act pull your socks up get your act together turn over a new leaf get it together analyse trim draft finish splice publish assign strike out boil down prepare for publication draught analyze check over report delete fly speck compile write over discard blue-pencil style excise feature butcher massage prescribe proofread get right make out determine a solution to pan out make a dent decide on find the key to get around find out get to the bottom hit upon restructure bring up to code

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