Đồng nghĩa của hustle

Alternative for hustle

hustles, hustled, hustling

Đồng nghĩa: bounce, bump, hasten, jolt, jostle, prod, push, rush, shove, speed, urge,

Verb

To move quickly
race rush speed zoom barrel belt blast blaze bolt bowl breeze bundle careen career course dash drive fly hurry hurtle rip rocket run scoot scurry shoot tear zip bomb bustle buzz cannonball chase hasten hurl jet motor nip rustle scuttle step travel trot whirl whisk blow haste highball hotfoot hump jump pelt ram sweep hare hie jog rage crack on hotfoot it get a move on dart sprint charge gallop streak whizz scramble whip scamper boogie post flash bucket go like a bat out of hell go like lightning hightail scud clip go hell for leather scutter stampede leg it burn rubber wing zap barrel along bound shift fleet make haste wheech get the lead out step on it go like the clappers scorch whiz whoosh swoop hightail it cut along get cracking spank along shake a leg flit go like the wind move spring flee bowl along make tracks push skip lay rubber beetle rattle along skedaddle beat it go fast pound accelerate dive plunge steam quicken put on some speed go canter amble break expedite burn roll fling speed up hurry up put your foot down clear out flutter sail trip make time escape boil decamp leave press depart spurt dispatch tear along fast-track whip along move quickly really move cut and run make it snappy fuss yeet lope run off run away double jogtrot skitter dogtrot cannon vamoose split retreat skirr tool proceed ride leap scat spur surge stir bug out lunge make off take flight lash skim railroad steamroller beeline pace make a run for it dust busy yourself advance take off belt along move fast bomb along go like a bomb go like a bullet get your skates on be on the go cover ground lose no time rush around go quickly be busy abscond patter run like the wind dog it get out festinate skite roar flow stream gush roll along catapult bullet cascade swoosh kite pour storm waltz go briskly outstrip step lively plough go rapidly drive fast pass run fast step on gas run like mad plunge ahead progress hop it smoke slip away be off like a shot flood sloosh tumble march rush headlong busily bestir hop along step along pump tear up the miles go like greased lightning go at breakneck speed tear out go away be quick blitz buck vroom pass by move forward move rapidly go by stir one's stumps hop to it get going look alive snap to it get it on express gather momentum press on get moving make yourself scarce plow gear up bowl over go all out move apace waste no time whip around move along not lose a minute take wing launch oneself throw oneself go headlong head beat a retreat turn tail scram skidoo run for it scarper clear off hook it skip off levant cut head off set off set out make a break set forth aim steer bear veer make rush at get on it head for the hills make a quick exit peel out cut out beat a hasty retreat light out make a break for it go through shoot through fly the coop show a clean pair of heels make oneself scarce do a bunk kick rocks take a powder do a fade do a runner get lost force fire precipitate make short work of pass rapidly send rapidly

Verb

To pressure someone into doing something
coerce compel harass hound pester pressure badger force goad harry nag pressurise pressurize browbeat dragoon prod spur urge bludgeon bulldoze railroad steamroller bounce fast-talk strong-arm prevail on press push drive put the screws on oblige impel constrain lean on bully make blackjack intimidate influence brainwash obligate use pressure on put pressure on squeeze impress sandbag muscle press-gang persuade put the squeeze on bring pressure to bear on put under an obligation turn on the heat hassle threaten act on work on twist one's arm bother propel induce require insist dragoon into necessitate cow push around enforce terrorize menace shotgun concuss browbeat into terrorise use strong-arm tactics on breathe down someone's neck twist someone's arm put the arm on smother suffocate bind tyrannize ramrod torment tyrannise plague compress sell politick hinder restrict suppress beset repress work over come at constrict condense squash high pressure force one's hand make an offer they can't refuse crowd domineer bullyrag hector pressurize into coerce into bogart bluster buffalo bludgeon into bully into train overbear despotize frighten terrorize into intimidate into restrain walk heavy ride roughshod mau-mau throw your weight around put the chill on leave someone no option but to make necessary crack down work pound put to work encourage implore advise admonish promote goose beg incite expedite advocate beseech inspan solicit recommend motivate inspire prompt adjure nudge entreat exhort steamroll key up speed up try to persuade put the screws to railroad into put up to pour it on push for steamroller into insist on turn on bulldoze into sell one on fire up appeal to exert influence on egg on go to town on put the heat on bear down on persecute pick on bait worry trouble annoy scare tease ride terrify needle chivvy victimize bug provoke heckle bedevil give a hard time victimise irritate awe overawe oppress daunt vex subdue unnerve alarm disconcert keep on at eat devil distress ruffle heavy be on your back disturb irk criticize go on at dismay spook petrify dog discomfit rattle molest chivy criticise faze aggravate stir agitate pursue blackmail taunt scold drive up the wall appall get at henpeck nettle appal upset perturb exasperate psych out peck at harp on at keep after gripe attack instigate pick at whip find fault with trigger tighten the screws on sic give someone grief make things hot for someone make it hot for someone abash shake deter subjugate discriminate against carp discourage affright boss around boss about confuse berate importune grumble at fuss unsettle embarrass abuse growl disquiet niggle fluster carp at ride roughshod over rag peeve discompose single out issue threats to perplex rile disrupt nark be down on grate pique rasp itch frost get spite gall chafe throw stress move mither wring put heat on exploit beleaguer find fault put off shake up excite put out try turn the screws on flummox fleece fret cause burn up hack off hunt have a down on have it in for throw off balance order demand gnaw command rowel sound put the frighteners on scare the bejesus out of bleed be on one's case burden get to bend someone's ear rattle one's cage give the business prey on drive round the twist drive round the bend impose on extort take advantage of get on someone's back hog keep at cajole dominate swagger give someone hell lean harp on remind castigate inhibit shanghai push about frighten off scare off mistreat antagonize lord it over antagonise rouse stimulate be on at someone punish repeatedly and unfairly anger chide flurry put the wind up put through the wringer inflame prick sting challenge blind someone with something cavil discountenance take your breath away tighten the screw on high-pressure have turn the screw on prevail upon have someone do something effect will stress out hold a gun to one's head affect noodge jerk around burn macerate give a bad time despoil pain foray strain shock panic scarify horrify fright alarum startle discombobulate miff make nervous make fun of be critical of roust lash titillate jeer interrupt work up stump put into a flap put someone off their stroke furbelow abrade floor wind up get across frill cause someone to lose their composure throw into a tizz wear throw into tizzy fuddle warn foment barrack boo strike terror into strike terror in scorn rib chaff shout down toy with fiddle with overcome dishearten bewilder crucify aggrieve outrage injure expel wrong beat exile haze hiss fill with terror inspire panic in anguish afflict besiege curse torture rack excruciate harrow agonize charge overwhelm nonplus venture peril jeopard adventure jeopardize imperil risk compromise endanger hazard snarl comminate fulminate scowl caution forewarn occasion impose foist confound dis gibe ridicule use duress on conscript use force on urge by force choke apply obtrude contract enjoin hurt agonise punish break smite bone scare to death put the fear of God into frighten out of your wits jibe at shout at exert force on get the knife into stick the knife into make uneasy make anxious be a nuisance to bear down bear hard on put screws to put squeeze on bring pressure to bear upon pin down put the bite on upbraid portend jeopardise chill gamble with impend lower loom bad-eye jolt baffle destabilize unbalance butt in shout catcalls at make game of get in your hair be in someone's hair be a pest to drive bananas make threats against threaten to harm flex muscles look daggers make threat threaten to kill make threats to mystify beef grouse yowl holler mutter grumble kvetch complain squeal crab yammer wail moan caterwaul whine grump scream grouch repine kick squawk inveigh whimper bellyache bleat murmur yaup croak keen grizzle yawp whinge maunder put through wringer take aback blind destabilise lead someone a merry dance play cat and mouse rub salt in wound shake fist at whip around utter threats to egg moan at moan on at keep complaining to catch put off one's stroke pull the rug out from under pull the rug from under bust someone's balls bust chops take it out on scare hell out of manipulate misuse cheat swindle enslave curdle treat unfairly step on suck dry walk all over play on walk over live off the backs of ill-use take for a ride put one over on rip off withhold rights from ill-treat take advantage of somebody preoccupy live off haunt depress load plunder feed on depredate seize consume live on kill devour tax raid weigh be at yap at scratch around rag on search high heaven

Verb

To devote serious and sustained effort to
endeavour endeavor drudge labor labour slog strain strive moil plod plough plow plug slave struggle sweat toil travail work tug grub hump bang away beaver away peg away dig away grind plug away exert oneself graft work hard slog away work like a Trojan work like a dog sweat blood drive kill oneself bear down push knock oneself out keep at it go for broke go all out go for it make every effort bend over backwards work your fingers to the bone try hard knuckle down make an effort slave away exert yourself keep your nose to the grindstone give it your all beaver bullock grind away work day and night break one's back plod away bust a gut give it your best shot pull out all the stops pour it on keep your head down persevere fight trudge apply oneself buckle down hammer away grub away push oneself knock yourself out break your neck rupture yourself do your best make an all-out effort lean over backwards do all one can spare no effort try apply scramble do your damnedest make a great effort do your utmost work oneself to the bone fall over backwards do one's best put one's back into something put oneself out attempt seek undertake aspire aim assay essay venture lumber hammer stagger overwork grapple persist dig skivvy battle muck schlepp carry on soldier on plough away push yourself leave no stone unturned plough through have a crack at sweat away work your guts out plug along give something one's all drag yourself peg along burn the candle at both ends work like a slave be at pains take on suffer bang on cultivate tend purpose endure grovel exert campaign withstand peg toll work very hard overwork oneself work fingers to bone be servile work one's nuts off have a swing at try one's hardest make a run at put one's back into it have a shot at have one's nose to grindstone graft away stand up to pound perform take pains trample hike trail drag put up a fight against go to war acquit yourself go for the doctor strain every nerve make a supreme effort push oneself to the limit try very hard go all out for drive oneself to the limit have a crack work one's butt off peg away at apply yourself to keep nose to grindstone go back to the salt mines pitch in work one's socks off dig in grind out plod along old college try work hard to compete contend head-down keep going press on jockey offer tackle shoot for have a go at give it a whirl go the limit have a stab at try for do all you can jump through hoops go for the jugular devote commit give dedicate address concentrate bend direct study use some elbow grease show dedication study hard give your all buckle to be industrious pull out all stops give old college try commit oneself put one's back in it put one's shoulder to the wheel devote oneself show commitment hit the ball be diligent be assiduous give all one's got give best shot make effort get stuck in move heaven and earth set out have a go have a shot go hard go ham have a stab get your head down take it on oneself apply yourself wade footslog drudge away get down to it have a bash drag oneself fight your way give it a fly give it a burl drive oneself break sweat bust chops do one's darnedest go hammer and tongs take care take great pains putter trawl put yourself out soldier belly up to the bar get your act together roll up one's sleeves shape up pull up one's socks persevere with toil away persist with work away go all-out for keep at keep on empty the tank go the whole nine yards go all-out try my best trek stumble kill oneself with take a stab at put to the test embark on take a whack at try out have at it make an attempt at stick with it keep on with chip away plough on with soldier on with stick at work one's socks off on not cease front up lift a finger make an attempt chip away at go for have a whack make a pass at make a bid go after vie for drive for take a crack at clump flounder bumble blunder do one's durnedest tramp traipse put in effort put effort plow away put effort into something proceed laboriously put in work work at trog yomp schlep battle one's way clamber limp sputter be attentive pay attention give something a whirl move with difficulty make one's way with difficulty shinny plug away at wheel give something one's best shot toil away at proceed with difficulty work through give it all one has dive in work one's way roll roll along trundle rattle overstrain overextend overload overtask work too hard overtax oneself overdo it bite off more than you can chew wear oneself to a shadow overload oneself drive oneself too hard push oneself too hard overtax one's strength overstrain oneself wear oneself out drive oneself into the ground work oneself into the ground work one's tail off overburden oneself overtire oneself burn out run oneself into the ground strain oneself do too much work like a horse burn the midnight oil drive oneself too far practice presenteeism

Verb

To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
bilk cheat con defraud fleece stiff diddle gyp hose screw short shortchange skin skunk squeeze stick sucker swindle thimblerig victimise victimize bleed chouse cozen do fiddle flimflam gaff mulct pluck ream rook sting beat chisel euchre nobble grift rip off shake down do in deceive trick dupe take for a ride bamboozle hoodwink mislead gull scam fool take to the cleaners hoax finagle exploit pull a fast one on shaft put one over on milk delude double-cross take advantage of hornswoggle snooker clip bunco sandbag burn string along gouge sell a pup to steal embezzle have gazump sell a bill of goods to swizzle sharp take in rob beguile chicane rush overcharge snow pull a swifty on pull a fast one swizz extort humbug take short-change sell a pup rope in screw over stitch up do the dirty on have on double-deal overreach wring goldbrick sell illude soak bluff inveigle wheedle entrap misguide misinform shuck lead up the garden path jerk around fudge outwit trim sell down the river gip give someone a bum steer spoof give the shaft suck dry fake out suck in run a game on sell a bill of goods do a number on set up do out of do someone in the eye extract jiggle fraud penalise punish penalize baulk fine balk forfeit rip-off wrest expel force wrench pigeon pilfer gammon blackmail buffalo pauperize impoverish betray juggle catch jive strong-arm frame bilk of cross put the screws to suck the life out of lirt blench rogue belirt crib outsmart bleed dry lead down the garden path pull something prey on be sold a pup circumvent ruin frustrate thwart foil disappoint outmaneuver outfox plunder despoil pull one's leg do number on pull fast one sucker into tear from fix outmanoeuvre flam fast talk take out give bum steer break the rules bleed someone of something kid cajole lure coax sweet-talk pull the wool over someone's eyes lead on manipulate seduce impose on two-time fox let down ensnare befool fail outslick be disloyal to be unfaithful to outthink play someone false sell out defeat stab in the back abuse fake baffle juke use break faith with make a fool of lead astray wangle caboodle outjockey step out outplay play away outdo trap cuckold jockey catch out outguess top misuse disinform outgeneral finesse goose worst jip confuse cap bewilder lie mousetrap put on get the better of end run figure out play on walk all over intimidate maneuver manoeuvre charge too much backstab be untrue to feign play take to cleaners tempt entice out-think enslave impose upon lie to bully bait four-flush double deal distort ill-treat walk over run rings round treat unfairly step on be cleverer than make rings round lead up garden path play for a sucker cash in on live off the backs of ill-use throw dust in someone's eyes play trick on withhold rights from steal a march on do someone dirty duck weasel dodge stretch the rules bend the rules pull something funny stack the cards hit below the belt surcharge dispossess slip out cop out worm one's way out of beat around the bush impose molest play dirty filch stump dust defy harass hound outperform heist pretend extortion pad overtax nick give away rat on welsh elude rebel against disobey belie sham trip up sway contrive throw steer evade hook falsify cuck cheat on impress blag terrorize attack pick on challenge wind up best overcome take for cross up be a Judas to bias play a jest on play a prank on play a joke on murphy make a sucker of go one better than play a trick on play joke on beat out of take for ride pull wool over split pass off psych out misdirect pull someone's leg cuckoldize play a practical joke on play-act con out of play for a fool enchant entrance charm attract gaslight dump on prey upon play upon misstate prevaricate hocus-pocus mock hypnotize woo bewitch dazzle blind mesmerize captivate spellbind be inconstant to play games with win over doublespeak misrepresent terrorise soft-soap steal someone blind rook out of pervert bunk propagandize fabricate decoy allure solicit entangle enmesh propagandise butter up play games stage-manage pull strings pull wires put on the wrong track put on an act cover up wrong steer put on false front bait and switch double-talk give wrong information to send on a wild goose chase throw off the scent put up smoke screen give the wrong impression hypnotise mesmerise shave horn put horns on hornify twist around your little finger exact crowd swag graft boodle loot be unfaithful mistreat patronise capitalize on profit from treat lightly take liberties with trifle with maltreat leverage trade on control play with target patronize use for one's own ends coerce oppress go back on be disloyal hack machinate rig be dishonest rack give the business take advantage of somebody affect doctor engineer influence demand ice secure pinch get obtain mastermind cook worm something out of someone put the bite on someone for blackmail someone for hold up obtain under duress obtain by force put screws to obtain by threats make pay through nose obtain by threat put the arm on game interfere with find a loophole in tinker with fudge with fiddle with exploit a loophole in tamper with

Verb

To inflict emotional or physical harm or distress upon
manhandle maltreat pull push abuse maul mistreat ill-treat jostle shove beat damage mishandle paw batter brutalise brutalize bully ill-use injure misuse molest rough up roust bundle handle handle roughly kick around knock about knock around mangle mess over roughhouse beat up bung up slap around harm hurt treat badly hit persecute do over strike oppress wrong harass torment victimize treat roughly victimise take apart assault misemploy prostitute torture neglect mess up shake up attack bash spoil taint harry dissipate overwork waste overburden overtax exhaust squander total outrage dump on cut up interfere with push around be cruel to profane pervert misapply exploit desecrate corrupt mismanage misappropriate blow thrash rip chop backbite trash wound wax run through go through mar do wrong give black eye bash up give the shaft ruin work over beat up on duff up beat the living daylights out of rape assail violate bang up grope ravish be violent toward sexually abuse fondle sexually assault intimidate touch up feel up tyrannize browbeat hound menace distress domineer scare subjugate tyrranize aggrieve overbear cow dominate threaten terrorize overwhelm overpower hector frighten tyrannise terrorise play the heavy with push about treat harshly ride roughshod over put down pick on walk all over be brutal to discriminate against afflict martyr harrow agonize mutilate maim lean on do an injustice to inflict suffering on inflict pain on agonise have it in for insult dishonour crucify traumatize rack cripple hassle punish dishonor impair needle plague excruciate wreck martyrize get at anguish punish unfairly blemish be down on scathe vitiate crush vandalize deface tarnish disfigure take advantage of offend against traumatise break bloody lacerate have a down on give a hard time vandalise make things hot for someone cross up do the dirty on trample on cause pain to disapprove of be hostile to show antagonism to be prejudiced against be against be set against feel ill will towards show ill will towards bear a grudge towards hunt pain bulldoze besiege beset curse bedevil pursue be detrimental to scourge worry mortify do an injury to trouble kick about boss about boss around tread on manipulate humiliate spite antagonize provoke belittle mock taunt smite impale grill whip deride abase aggravate cause agony to cause suffering to inflict anguish on bruise antagonise impose on misrepresent malign give someone the works put on the rack step on the toes of deform wrench defame give no quarter go for jugular lay a bad trip on hit where one lives vilify slander cheat impugn denigrate libel discredit annoy disserve incommode inconvenience discommode lash out at offend trespass immolate use demonize cause injury to do wrong to do injury to do a disservice to bad mouth demonise do violence to lay a finger on devastate impose upon sin against blight defile smash kick in the teeth undo weaken gut shatter demolish annihilate disrupt compromise crab destroy flaw sabotage ravage endamage stain disfeature incapacitate smirch blot raze sully crack bleach dent scratch play merry hell with scorch fade tear dirty dismantle stab drive a nail into the coffin of knock corrode wreak havoc on discolour do damage to smash up gnaw infect split wear away cause injury play havoc with pollute rust rot discolor contaminate burn undermine disintegrate tamper with stack the deck get on someone's back have your knife into

Verb

To pursue with romantic interest, especially in an aggressive, sexually suggestive manner

Verb

To make or offer inappropriate proposals or services

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 frustrate excite hurry bustle flutter quicken freak out weird out trouble vex discomfit annoy confound discountenance irk afflict bug fret get to harass irritate nonplus throw off balance throw embarrass make anxious make uneasy shake pester shake up put off abash plague torment puzzle spook stir up put someone off their stroke frighten gall needle take aback mortify chafe psych depress startle derange pain flummox try chagrin demoralize work up gnaw at burn up demoralise pother nettle displease stress surprise harry affect scare addle anger exasperate pique make nervous peeve sadden panic grieve throw off fuddle bedevil aggravate disarrange miff sicken persecute beset dishearten oppress hurt torture craze aggrieve lie heavy on psych out put into a flap throw into a tizz set someone back on their heels give a hard time make waves baffle daunt niggle unbalance appal dumbfound rouse make uncomfortable burden disorder rack disrupt arouse discommode nark curse weigh down strain disappoint preoccupy badger offend cause anxiety to despair put out muddle wound catch off balance beleaguer floor appall mystify tantalize tantalise make fretful wind up get across hack off turn agonize cause someone to lose their composure push buttons egg on turn on give someone grief flip nag indispose foul up agonise make a scene get at put someone off their stride do someone's head in make someone scratch their head tick off pick on haunt heat tangle incommode frenzy occupy incite inflame unquiet cause disquiet to horrify put on edge inconvenience make restless prey on your mind occupy thoughts bamboozle befuddle shock daze stimulate disengage unfasten separate unhitch disconnect uncouple detach disorientate discourage dispirit eat away at outrage astound complicate amaze intrude tire interfere send into a spin jolt destabilize unman rock the boat incapacitate hurt somebody's feelings get someone bum out fire up get on your wick lay up flip out cramp key up debilitate worst down disorganize dement displace jumble rummage disarray astonish dizzy dash ferment cause anxiety get in the way chill disillusion paralyse terrify destabilise ventilate examine move make self-conscious disorient tax take the wind out of your sails make someone laugh out of the other side of their mouth make someone laugh on the other side of their face drive insane affright disgruntle disenchant be anguish hound throw into confusion paralyze terrorize snafu let down terrorise send over the edge besiege injure suffer be unwell make flip bug up pull the rug out from under throw into uproar pull the rug from under throw into disorder tease strap dog break nit-pick prick push desolate harrow martyr knock sideways carp cavil test importune be indisposed be crook mix up catch unawares cause suffering to cause anguish to give a turn mess up put the wind up fill with consternation screw up throw into a tizzy knock for six louse up muck up fear gravel balk hinder dun tear goad hector sweat stew eat at arouse anxiety in make miserable do a number on be on one's case make wretched make it tough for weigh on cut up quibble be sick be wrong with feel pain be in pain feel unwell be ill be weak be the matter with nitpick baulk take by surprise flap fidget put out of countenance sweat out be a great weight on mess with someone's head weigh heavily on one's mind be agitated upset the applecart stop someone in their tracks take pains be in a tizzy be worried labour over cause to be at a stand be in a flap get worked up get in a stew be in a stew 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 rile stir grate rasp gripe itch frost get eat spite stump bully furbelow cow bluster abrade intimidate frill browbeat wear rattle one's cage throw into tizzy infuriate rankle ride affront incense rub up the wrong way madden disgust crush enrage give someone the hump get on your nerves insult sting drive up the wall exacerbate roil antagonize deject devastate hump turn off hack you off antagonise traumatize nauseate stun repel get under your skin get in your hair cast down rark traumatise cut to the quick get your goat revolt rub the wrong way molest disoblige rankle with put your back up overwhelm dissatisfy make someone see red get your back up make somebody's hackles rise drive mad get on one's nerves grate on repulse drive crazy tee off petrify overcome slight humiliate gnaw drive to distraction sap shatter jar put down gross out get your dander up knock the stuffing out of pursue raise your hackles stagger drive round the bend stupefy mither put someone's nose out of joint ruffle one's feathers muddy awe embitter cause offense make unhappy shame get down bowl over make angry make your blood boil excruciate scandalize ire enflame mad try your patience be on your back dampen make sick be repugnant to weary sour enervate abase consternate be offensive steam up give offence to taunt scandalise bring down make sad scarify fright T-off overpower make one's heart bleed reluct burn hang up drive round the twist get your hackles up scare to death get up someone's nose scare the bejesus out of put on the spot turn stomach sear crucify press strike interrupt weaken chivvy get across someone rock disaffect disrespect diss dis bait grind deter subdue buffalo jar on flabbergast bemuse make cross hurt someone's feelings beat electrify fox nag at thwart beat down send into a rage give a bad time cause discomfort to dampen spirits drive bananas hang over put a damper on make despondent make gloomy scare stiff weigh heavily on bring tears to your eyes give someone the blues dash hopes give someone the pip dump on do in hit where one lives break someone's heart abuse make someone fed up throw cold water on put in a spot rattle someone's cage pour cold water on make your gorge rise scare the living daylights out of damage disgrace zing heavy alienate drain nudge scar chivy harm foul bore bite stretch undermine devil impose on cut demean lower enfeeble cause trouble to obsess touch meddle pressurize devitalize impede break the heart of prostrate reduce to tears slap galvanize be at dull criticize snub squelch possess jangle acerbate breathe down someone's neck maze dumfound make blue drag down be disagreeable to estrange whelm overmaster swamp break one's heart chasten humble cause concern to pressurise thunderstrike galvanise discredit befog own damp snarl be a pain in the neck dishonour be a thorn in someone's side wear on put into a funk cast a gloom upon criticise be a burden to dishonor be offensive to numb be a nuisance to pose keep on at cheese off go on at rub you up the wrong way greatly upset knock over be distasteful to cause offence to stick in one's craw give trouble set one's teeth on edge fog throw a curve bulldoze make it tough obfuscate snarl up make shudder be repulsive to keep after try the patience of fill with fear be on the back of be a thorn in someone's flesh get a rise out of deflate blow away snow under scare someone out of their wits make someone want to throw up strike dumb drive you up the wall go to your head make discontented throw into a panic take your breath away strike terror into make one's flesh creep blow your mind put the fear of God into scare the pants off make one's hair stand on end break someone's spirit put to trouble bring low throw into a blue funk fill with loathing wrong muddle up tear apart mistake fester discontent deplore misplease wing curdle cool sound cap be rude to bruise excoriate henpeck unstring be hurtful to bleed mourn cause anguish cause suffering lambaste cause sorrow exhaust bum hack steam drive nuts rile up cause resentment to cause annoyance to push the buttons of thrill roust foil push one's buttons play dirty dislocate motivate absorb grab attract awake goose ignite interest work on push button heat up cast a gloom on pierce knock props out thumb nose at lie heavy on someone's mind weigh heavy on someone's mind grill cause to panic mistreat heckle accost encroach obtrude ask for it chide overcharge get on the wrong side of make an enemy of somebody mess infest begrudge crab grudge get someone's wick impose upon dampen someone's spirit start stress out knock for a loop arouse hostility in grind down put to some trouble stroke someone's hair the wrong way prey on press down on drive you crazy resent set someone's teeth on edge snit pet tiff huff weigh heavily on someone's mind niggle at grind at wring mess with push someon's buttons disaccord disharmonize discord give the business alien eat up put inflict trauma deeply upset chill off frighten to death frighten the living daylights out of make someone feel nauseous umbrage make awkward make ashamed show up get even hit hard disarm tire out wear out confront dispraise slander suppress subjugate stifle slur cross spring something on throw a curveball drive you to distraction make livid cause to lose your bearings find fault with envenom make turbid weigh be a burden on dash the hopes of wilder disadvantage tear to pieces dish out dish it out give it to stick it to work into lather set off set on take a rise out of drive you round the twist drive you round the bend give a zinger give the cold shoulder surprize break in make demands on make severe demands on put a strain on have had enough become bored exhaust someone's patience grate at lose patience shatter the illusions of burst bubble dampen the spirits of smother diminish drive you off your head make you see red hurt the feelings of poison intrude upon snow muss bend someone's ear disempower uncalm take over make punchy intoxicate bring up short inebriate stymie drive you out of your mind make somebody's blood boil drive out of mind carp at catch one short muck put out of action hit like a ton of bricks hit bring around get on someone's case make your head spin mess with one's head be all Greek to set someone thinking ball up blow out unzip send up make a monkey of disparage unglue put in a hole take steam out cripple blow up take apart be disagreeable be an affront to give offence tread on someone's toes cause someone difficulty discommodate deaden defeat extinguish curb quell hit a sour note crawl clutter scare silly make jump knock out take control of threaten menace squick set back be a problem to impress smite raise someone's eyebrows make someone feel sick disunify disunite shake out of your complacency hit like ton of bricks completely surprise divide make someone's blood run cold make someone's stomach rise wean botch bungle lean on make someone's hair stand on end abominate cause to feel nauseous pall cause aversion surfeit cloy on offend morals of be repulsive bear down on damp down blight give someone bother put pressure on be in someone's hair bring pressure to bear on be displeasing to give you the creeps make flesh crawl grip dazzle spellbind throw into panic knock the wind out of overstretch overtax pressure tense visit take victimize tyrannize buffet scare witless disburb stiff harsh one's mellow jaundice empoison make resentful make bitter cast a pall over make emotional drag darken drive freeze your blood make someone go out of his way mau-mau strong-arm coerce run down make one's blood run cold give someone goose pimples give one the creeps chill to the bone get the wind up throw into a fright scare off make someone jump out of their skin make teeth chatter chill to the marrow scare someone half to death give someone the heebie-jeebies scare away curdle the blood tyrannise make things hot for someone inspire panic in strike terror in frighten out of your wits dragoon bludgeon fill with terror make it hot for someone victimise put the frighteners on worsen wreck steamroller destroy kill run circles around hit for six downgrade leave speechless sweep someone off their feet render speechless subordinate invigorate inspire whip up crunch overextend make desolate keep under acidulate make rancorous bitter venom make a mess of spur energize pump up harsh someone's mellow cause to feel emotional strain overdo cause to feel mental strain make tense tense up put in traction push to the limit put on trial degrade bear down make someone's heart bleed debase entangle juice up enliven inspirit foment energise envigorate trigger animate enthuse liven up activize work jazz up titillate make ill sink disagree belittle reduce embroil cheapen silence make a fool of pop one's balloon take down bemean make someone eat humble pie pull down make someone eat crow bring down a peg cause to lose face squash cut down to size put to shame take down a peg settle someone's hash tear down make one feel small put one away put someone in their place fix someone's wagon put away smirch take down a peg or two shoot down make eat dirt force to eat humble pie demote make unwell ravel complexify complex sophisticate be sickening be unsuitable cause illness to cause problems involve make difficult be injurious to be disturbing be injurious strike down multiply twist make intricate add fuel to fire make complicated handicap render unintelligible clog interrelate fold convolute interweave make difficulties mire elaborate intricate set hurdles combine open can of worms obscure make more difficult make complex interfuse infold snag go against the grain be distasteful have an adverse effect on

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To receive as return for payment or effort
procure get acquire obtain secure find buy gain land win appropriate earn purchase attain draw garner reap score bag realise realize capture compass cop grab have annexe annex carry corral induce make solicit wangle come by get possession of pick up bring in knock down lay hands on pull down bring around get hold of buy out buy up latch on to manage to get prevail upon make a haul net achieve receive gather snag amass collect come to have take pull scare up derive produce profit clean up get paid take home fetch gross pocket hook access justify merit deserve accumulate pull in take in harvest clear be paid warrant nab catch collar grasp swing establish come into clinch rack up latch onto lock up take receipt of consummate be deserving of turn effect wrangle perform sock build up come into possession of take possession of get your hands on possess oneself of come in for be given have a right to get one's mitts on bring home be entitled to be worthy of scrape together make fast buck pay dues be gainfully employed make it big bring home the groceries be in line for bring home the bacon eke out seize take over glean reach accomplish assume commandeer chalk up expropriate arrogate usurp conquer occupy hit notch up clock up confiscate lay hold of snap up preempt carry off wrest arrive at fulfil fulfill log inherit pull off scoop hijack develop be awarded ring up claim sequester requisition take control of convert press pirate sequestrate walk off with walk away with impound raise elicit snare steal yield lay claim to extract nail help oneself to snatch come away with accept retrieve effectuate have conferred on one strike haul in evolve recover return bring to fruition bring about locate attach bring off carry out disseize distrain poind misappropriate be presented with hold encounter accrue pre-empt blag wrap up take on complete get at accroach get one's fingers on pay for make a profit of invade rake in be elevated to feel succeed originate manage record take up take away understand splash out on know stem succeed in get done carry through add increase overrun pot meet be provided with arrange formulate cull prehend get into one's hands reify gather up be in receipt of liberate swipe redeem bring glom execute corner conclude accede to possess fix search out invest in luck into shop for engineer drum up trace borrow come across come upon fall upon happen upon stumble upon knock off win possession of perpetrate make a purchase of put money into make the purchase of put on arrive contract for sign for glom onto take control get in exchange actualize hit up knock up make good on do discharge turn in follow through with sew up deliver on grab hold of prosecute follow through on bring to completion gather in pierce contract adopt gain possession of extricate captivate colonize rake something in sense reserve come up with bank overcome profit with canvass walk away experience garrison presume demand trap accept delivery of take into one's possession agree to receive spring assimilate cinch source advance ameliorate enlist market get a hold of be one's lot meet with fall to the lot ingather register tally prevail guaranty guarantee ice ensure assure insure assume responsibility for take command of take charge of gain control of assume control of save hoard schlenter salvage undergo track realize a profit of colonise take delivery of make a profit maneuver manoeuvre work polish off make claim to retain enjoy own hold out for succeed in making bargain for go shopping barter for scrape up lay up gobble up succeed to deprive of property notch make it to be sent cash in on get in make use of be appointed to command make sure of give security make sure make free with claim unduly get as a result form subjugate catalyse catalyze finalize wind up beg borrow or steal pay recoup be worth bear track down maintain face tie up kipe finalise finish off go through with stockpile accede come into contact with partake in fix up sort out take possession moonlight requisition arrogate to oneself be granted fall heir take responsibility for clap hands on grow deduce judge infer reason decide extrapolate tot filch finish take something over shoplift purloin pinch abstract excogitate make out elaborate determine educe follow snaffle use rob snitch lift nick negotiate mount up half-inch scrump take for oneself abscond with bone nobble heist whip honor conduct commit honour organize grip do justice to take care of pull something off live up to make it nail it put it over do the trick get there keep faith with put the tin lid on do a bang-up job get someplace fulfill one's potential make hay perfect do one proud put through be true to satisfy pilfer tief snavel clutch clasp work out put together contact speak to call write to gain access ascertain intercept clench pluck simulate glove grow in pick patronize take hold of reach for seize hold of hang on to fasten on patronise take out organise add on increase in trade for deal in set up make a purchase make a buy go shopping for acquire more of something sponge appeal for ask for lobby for beg for implore for dig up petition for ask people to give plead for call on pass the hat panhandle for accept donations

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To bet money or something else in a gamble
wager gamble bet risk stake venture hazard chance speculate play lay punt put adventure game go set pledge plunge spec hedge parlay shoot put on the line have a flutter lay a bet place a bet put on lay odds lay a wager make a bet put money on shoot the works play the market put up put your shirt on jeopardize back jeopardise imperil endanger lay bets dare stick your neck out lay down tempt fortune compromise menace peril jeopard expose gamble with put at risk expose to danger put in jeopardy skate on thin ice play with fire dice ante jockey brave challenge lay money play the ponies lay money on toss up cast lots try chance one's arm go for broke take a chance gamble on put in danger go out on a limb lay bare take a plunge run the risk have a fling at take a chance with finesse exploit stab shot in the dark back in stake down place a bet of place trust put money pledge money risk money place bets pony up play for play against plan move engineer manage guess suggest ask threaten jeopardy tempt buy in on throw out propose presume suppose submit go out on limb essay stake money go out of one's depth run the chance run the risk of leave to luck leap before looking hang by a thread be caught short take a chance on roll the dice take shot in the dark put eggs in one basket put it on the line tempt fate try one's luck with draw lots defy lot face back the horses try your luck stake money on something put trust in buck the odds try one's luck flip the coin put your faith in cut the cards trust to luck shoot the moon invest wildcat make book pour money into take risks take a flier take a risk take a fling take a venture margin up play assay take the liberty take the liberty of take a crack at experiment with make a stab at lay open risk doing go ahead make bold to attempt have the temerity pluck up be bold pluck up courage take the risk make so bold as have the nerve have the effrontery try your hand go so far as take the liberty of doing have the cheek make bold undertake be brave enough have the guts hazard doing be so bold as take heart face up to brave doing have the audacity have the courage endeavour be so bold endeavor take a flyer

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To illegally take possession of (especially items of low value)
filch steal thieve lift nick pinch pilfer swipe take misappropriate purloin rip off abstract crib embezzle half-inch rob snatch snitch heist liberate shoplift cabbage hook nab snaffle trouser whip appropriate blag boost glom knock off nip nobble pocket snavel clifty peculate tief walk off with cop flog jack run away with scrounge sneak snipe walk away with run off with help yourself to loot carry off help oneself to abscond with bone make off with defalcate rifle plunder pillage scrump take for oneself burglarize burglarise remove poach souvenir make away with take possession of walk commandeer burgle go walkies expropriate skim pluck requisition swindle borrow bag help yourself have one's fingers in the till hold up snare annex ransack palm annexe spirit away defraud siphon off arrogate make free with use without asking kidnap abduct stick up knock over hijack raid pickpocket take off steal from relieve take over have sticky fingers shop steal reave help oneself keep run off rip-off dispossess of sequester grab seize use gain possession of cart off acquire plough help plow finger simulate derive obtain usurp assume lose drain disinherit abscond withhold con despoil bereave strong-arm oust cheat prig take from convert cozen withdraw commit fraud put hand in cookie jar commit white-collar crime steal money have one's hand in the till cheat one of strip one of line one's purse with defraud someone of line one's pockets with dip into the public purse defraud one of be light-fingered hold for ransom smuggle rustle encroach hunt intrude hunt illegally fish illegally confiscate sequestrate preempt attach impound disseize distrain poind secure pirate take away press occupy accroach capture wrest lay claim to claim repossess conquer get moonlight requisition possess oneself of procure pre-empt get hold of take control of highjack confisticate sack arrogate to oneself get your hands on grab hold of clap hands on smash and grab make use of treat without respect overcome gain demand presume reserve overrun take illegally take on make claim to kipe mooch glom on to glom onto deprive of property claim unduly get one's fingers on displace elbow in butt in work in barge in squeeze in cut out worm in muscle in infringe upon maraud ravage have whisk lay hold of gut vandalize strip devastate depredate fleece spoliate carry spirit do over avail yourself lay waste to tip over salvage clear out wreak havoc on benefit from vandalise loft make whisk off carry away whisk away

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To persuade someone of the merits of
sell promote advocate advance further pitch aggrandize boost encourage espouse hype plug propagandise propagandize proselytise proselytize push recommend tout advertise advertize drum market persuade puff spiel put across get across talk into talk up gain acceptance for get support for win someone over to soft sell speak for win approval for convince someone of the merits of get acceptance for hype up puff up soft-soap bring someone round to persuade someone to accept bang the drum for beat the drum for sweet talk publicize ballyhoo publicise endorse give publicity to flog merchandise flack huckster trumpet flaunt sponsor give a puff to call attention to give a plug to peddle publish promulgate proclaim declare broadcast spruik flash show announce herald inform annunciate post apprise enunciate notify disclose release present communicate circularize expose divulge exhibit reveal popularize circularise make public make known build up popularise bill blazon display trailer blaze blare sound trail advise praise placard uncover spot blurb acquaint alert unmask splash crack up spread around run with hard sell spread abroad put on the map get on soapbox for beat the drum bring to public notice give notice of shout from the rooftops shout out give out make a pitch gazette commend mention namecheck spin shift champion back write up draw attention to give a mention to supply package package as traffic in turn over persuade people to buy campaign for get behind deal in cry up spotlight talk something up put in a good word for upsell pump up put up in lights play up parade boast spread about flourish brag showboat overpraise speak of talk of swagger speak well of swank unveil press-agent cry build crow vaunt brandish gloat grandstand air put before the public big up feature showcase blow up show off

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To politely or formally ask for
request ask requisition seek beg beseech demand implore order petition plead solicit appeal bid call desire entreat invite require adjure bespeak importune wish apply impetrate obsecrate obtest pray supplicate enquire inquire quest speak sponge sue hit up place an order put in hold out put in an application put in an order put in a plea call for ask for call on enjoin urge command claim direct appeal to crave summon plead with conjure invoke put in for exact besiege exhort sue for apply for call upon appeal for plead to press for plead for apply to instruct insist on pray to charge tell press expect propose compel speak for petition for decree necessitate dictate mandate push for submit gather ask earnestly oblige ordain force beg for send for beckon look for need authorize stipulate for clamor for authorise lobby assemble proposition insist challenge obtain advocate suggest postulate muster clamour for commission present declare make justify announce clamor warn bid for pray for boss around coax pester engage recommend convene buy encourage clamour raise request earnestly organize rally ask urgently convoke hit on submit an application invocate hail inquire about cause organise give orders put in an order for motion make a claim whistle for badger for want elect for go in put in a claim for call in go on bended knee to put in an application for lay claim to call the shots give the command to set up pester for nag for request the presence of bay for insist upon give the order to rule on call together offer imprecate take please cajole plague wheedle blandish prearrange elect get prig push file aspire try for retrieve reference cry indent arrange make a plea to call down arrogate coerce stipulate order beforehand entreaty intercede crawl refer crave of summons woo worry canvass nag abjure call the signals cry out hold out for present one's suit to be in dire need of recite brace say formally request proclaim go on bended knee constrain call forth call to explore investigate square things bear arrange a time for arrange a date for cry for advance address contest put dibs on put in a request for make an entreaty enquire after make application sponsor make up for cop a plea advise lodge obligate request urgently file for count on try to obtain involve lack occasion make an urgent request resort to make a plea make an earnest request assert oneself espouse promote work for lobby for champion campaign for intend cite prescribe move extort extract task book inquire after impose appoint subpoena rule effect determine secure reserve induce provoke resolve give orders to put your foot down force upon lay down the law impose on give directions levy call out for put forward exert bring about choose to do decide on will beep ring draft get up get together draw on rouse signal toll draught conjure up call back sign round up find activate incite drum up support for contact fetch hire query question have over request someone's appearance at request the pleasure of someone's company have someone round pressure bum cadge send bring to pass inspire bring on demand the presence of ask to come request the attendance of contract for place an order for write off for send off for drum up pass the hat send away for

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To arrange or contrive
work arrange contrive manipulate fix fiddle maneuver manoeuvre pull strings pull wires connive conspire finagle beguile bluff collude finesse influence jockey lobby machinate one-up exploit play plot rig swing bring off wangle engineer negotiate orchestrate devise choreograph manage scheme organize plan mastermind direct frame conduct set up organise stage-manage control handle hook use guide affect steer cause bring about shape originate play upon turn to one's advantage twist round one's little finger use to advantage mount effect mobilize superintend concoct achieve pull off encompass coordinate design stage concert construct create put together con fix up mobilise come up with upstage operate plant put through scam conceive put one over play games put on angle put over cook doctor supervise intrigue hatch compass cook up cogitate think up lay plans hatch a plot cabal project dream up form a conspiracy complot consort find a way forge work out participate in a conspiracy be in cahoots get in bed with invent engineer a way succeed coconspire outline succeed in collaborate trump up promote work it hit upon put up lay out think of work hand in glove lay diddle brew fix it run administer frame up get regulate chart blueprint draft initiate fraternize cooperate hatch a plan preside over generate calculate budget model draught set sympathize instigate oversee author be in charge of strategize about scheme out map out confederate cogitate on rough out wheel and deal take part in a conspiracy hatch plans conceive a plan engineer plans formulate plans sympathise work closely fraternise abet have the bright idea of be the brains behind put out a contract wire work against collogue be an accessory work something out hatch treason be hand in glove manufacture fabricate see about see to make arrangements for sort out shift pass execute develop elaborate wrangle swing it formulate carry out excogitate improvise procure drum up fashion form becast cause to happen make up vamp up vamp make move throw together whip up cast about work together be in cahoots with be in collusion