Đồng nghĩa của mess up

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To make a mistake or error
flub bungle botch blunder bobble ruin wreck muddle bollix scupper throw foul screw up foul up goof up louse up muck up make a mistake muddle up jack up fumble fluff muff blow err mangle make a mess of boggle butcher spoil foozle bumble boot bollix up murder dub slip up mismanage stumble mishandle boob make a muck of miscalculate trip balls up make a hash of mar goof mix up make a Horlicks of confuse bodge drop the ball go wrong misjudge get it wrong mistake blow it make a boo-boo get something wrong distort jumble ball up trip up make a blunder misconduct do badly misdirect make a nonsense of gum up misgovern misconstrue make an error overlook get wrong misunderstand misread stumble through misstate hash up snafu misestimate flounder make a pig's ear of be wide of the mark botch up disorder bollocks up say wrong mispronounce confound destroy mess misinterpret snarl fail underestimate overestimate stuff up be mistaken make a howler underrate undervalue be wrong overvalue be in error overrate misreckon miscount disregard get signals crossed discount drop a clanger miss by a mile go astray manage badly crool mutilate hash maladminister misrule misgauge make a dog's dinner of misconceive miscompute misapply damage mend make a botch of mismeasure misdeem fall down fudge be incorrect put your foot in it boo-boo nod miss get things wrong drop a brick fluff something slip make a hash of something make a bloomer tumble bolix up bolix bollox bollox up disturb make a dog's breakfast make a pig's ear make a mess tangle louse queer make hash of veil muffle bramble misuse make unclear scramble deliver badly foul-up error choke mishit careen make mistake misfield put a spanner in the works falter grapple lapse miscue make a false move make a boner make a faux pas be inattentive be negligent be careless make a slip lose the handle waste squander miscarry lose throw away mismanager pervert exploit misemploy prostitute cock something up muff something up be incompetent be inefficient make a dog's dinner be inaccurate misapprehend bark up the wrong tree blot your copybook get the wrong end of the stick snarl up deviate misstep do clumsily patch misconjecture calculate wrongly estimate wrongly make a mistake about do something badly pull a boner

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To disarrange or cause to be disordered
disorder disarrange disorganize confuse disturb jumble dishevel discompose upset derange scramble unsettle clutter mix up make untidy make a mess gum up muddle disrupt muss disarray tousle rumple shuffle dislocate disjoint hash tumble throw into disorder ruffle make a mess of scatter muss up throw into disarray tangle mess rummage spoil throw into confusion muddle up confound mix foul up dirty make a shambles of jumble up untidy turn upside-down snarl litter displace riffle convulse strew complicate entangle change put out of place turn topsy-turvy interfere with get into a tangle louse up make disorderly wrinkle mistake agitate crumple snafu perplex rearrange get out of order snarl up intermix bestrew disperse bring into disorder muck rough shake shift toss perturb misplace embroil break up discreate ravel muddy interfere discombobulate wreck bungle put out of order change the order psych out break the deck be scattered about throw into chaos be strewn about reorder botch muck up misalign dealign turn something topsy-turvy disalign turn something upside down derail distemper make hay of throw into a state of disorganization bring into disarray make dirty overturn throw out ruin roughen randomise randomize recombine rifle throw off muff stir up misarrange foul fumble blunder put in disarray crease unbalance run one's fingers through reorganize crinkle destroy turn tilt slosh turn inside-out reverse slop subvert mingle trash shower clutter up drop litter be disarranged besmirch spread tamper distort meddle replace turn upside down rattle shift about reorganise transpose throw mislay demobilize disband put off upset the apple cart stop screw up rattle one's cage cause confusion in cut short muddy the waters throw a spanner in the works of cause turmoil in throw a monkey wrench in the works of intrude on play havoc with bollix addle distract befuddle fluster dizzy bewilder puzzle encumber cover cause mess fill break down demobilise make rough make uneven thug rough up mess with bother worry distress dismay trouble disquiet disconcert discomfort flurry frazzle alarm discomfit vex concern fuss unhinge ail exercise alarum undo hagride weird out freak out destabilize afflict irk pique provoke gall nonplus unnerve fuddle discommode destabilise daze make uneasy shake up torment harass frenzy excite startle frighten knock off balance baffle annoy grieve amaze rouse arouse scare intrude depress irritate pain tire dishearten outrage astound badger faze burn up get in the way daunt bemuse bamboozle make anxious jolt sicken down dement spook needle disorientate flummox disorient stupefy mystify take aback throw off balance get to pull the rug from under pull the rug out from under put someone off their stroke throw into uproar get befog pose fox gravel beat buffalo

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To make dirty or unclean
dirty besmirch soil befoul begrime contaminate defile mire smear stain tarnish bemire besoil foul grime pollute smirch spoil taint litter smudge make dirty sully debase muddy blacken spatter spot daub corrupt tar discolor splash discolour muck gaum distain splatter degrade mark poison bespatter infect maculate encrust cloud draggle make dusty coat blotch make filthy make impure smutch muck up desecrate adulterate blight besmear get dirty get filthy muss up muss bedraggle shame mess make mucky crumb disgrace streak blur roil darken rile murk mar make darker make black make blacker make cloudy cloud up becloud make murky ruin impair trash scuzz up make foul blot blemish damage injure dot fleck splotch vitiate splodge speckle speck denigrate bedaub deface disfigure mottle debauch sprinkle stipple black scatter make sooty harm splosh besprinkle slabber pervert undermine bloody destroy spray freckle pepper dapple slop bestrew scar cover strew tinge shoot marble slush dash distort plash stud make muddy radioactivate make smoky hurt profane alloy fade touch cake with dirt wreck vilify flaw deprave cripple ink dent rust endamage bleach crab compromise break scratch make unclean cross up swarten make grimy paint bespeckle cake with mud stripe blob bestud anoint dust shade cake with soil variegate ebonize char plaster weather spike doctor smut crud up shower dishonor toxify demoralise dishonour infest demoralize sow wash out spritz water down make dark fester slosh swash pimple bedabble afflict overwhelm enthuse disease move spangle discharge disperse douse splutter broadcast wet polka-dot dribble sputter emit imprint notch pockmark impress bruise pit spread among spread to score cut chip gash nick scrape run through check chalk stroke blaze X mutilate devastate mangle crush smash vandalize undo weaken gut shatter demolish annihilate disrupt sabotage ravage total wound disfeature incapacitate raze crack play merry hell with scorch abuse tear bang up dismantle stab drive a nail into the coffin of knock corrode wreak havoc on lacerate scathe batter maltreat do damage to smash up gnaw wrong maim split vandalise wear away cause injury play havoc with rot burn disintegrate tamper with

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Cause the downfall or ruin of
undo ruin undermine defeat destroy mar overturn quash subvert wreck shatter spoil sabotage scotch scupper topple upset annihilate cripple crush devastate harm impair neutralise neutralize smash squelch eradicate obliterate put at risk thwart blow botch cancel out foil frustrate hamper hinder obstruct put an end to make a mess of play havoc with render ineffective foul up abate abolish break cramp craze crimp decimate demolish do for have impoverish injure louse up muck up offset outfox outmanoeuvre outmaneuver outsmart overreach overthrow queer raze skin stymie unbuild vitiate wrack balls up put the kibosh on blow a hole in bring down make waves screw up work against bring to naught throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of rain on someone's parade damage blight dash disfigure dish torpedo cruel ravage deface put paid to nix banjax euchre blemish tarnish trash compromise crab disrupt flaw hurt endamage prevent mangle put a damper on taint impede blast total quell defile maim put a stop to put the lid on wreak havoc on despoil cross up nullify disable poison do in crool weaken desecrate desolate bloody end mutilate depress interfere with stain incapacitate diminish block extinguish scar disappoint make a hash of muller sink stop baulk bring to an end squash waste derail curb scuttle restrain dismantle pulverize debase balk nuke prejudice pulverise rough up nip in the bud deflate attack subdue lessen threaten hold up reduce suppress deteriorate debilitate afflict bollix break up counter sully reduce to nothing break down check enervate snooker baffle dilapidate circumvent enfeeble invalidate clobber level gut discomfit corrupt checkmate vaporize distort ruinate outwit nobble cream corrode blot halt confound scourge disfeature ravish rattle spoliate shock batter sap ding tweak vaporise knock down tear down pull down scratch put a spoke in someone's wheel cause detriment to bring to ruin make useless be a blot on the landscape take out wrench shake up lay in ruins put the mockers on negate decay interrupt terminate dampen glitch up dispatch lay waste to worsen mess blunt decrease vandalize twist inhibit smother stifle eliminate smirch nick besmirch bust flatten make of no use or value pollute overwhelm spike hit annul bodge handle roughly dump on vandalise do mischief to deplete bend bruise detract warp disarrange disorganize disturb disorder forestall kill delay convulse slow retard unsettle leave in ruins rub out reduce to rubble bring to nothing wreak havoc upon lay waste clean out wipe out leave desolate contravene obviate debar abort bar repel repress deter turn upside-down derange slow down destabilize unfit devaluate devalue cheapen disqualify repulse parry cause confusion in cause turmoil in throw into disarray throw into disorder throw into confusion jeopardize intrude on lose strength blank counterplot cross bury harsh darken put the stopper on take wind out of sails cause setback get the better of put end to stand in the way of upset one's apple cart beat down wound devitalize cloud butcher inconvenience scorch wither touch overshadow bring a note of sadness to cast gloom over cast a gloom upon cast a pall over cast a shadow over be detrimental to jeopardise throw a monkey wrench into put out of action put out of commission do harm to detract from smash up destabilise take the edge off take the shine off lame hack take the enjoyment out of take the pleasure out of lacerate dismember mangulate cut adulterate expurgate cut up censor bowdlerize plunder depredate sack pillage disgrace amputate cut to pieces tear limb from limb hack up bowdlerise hash up tear apart take apart queer someone's pitch fell dynamite crash take explode smite bomb raze to the ground blow to bits blow sky-high overcome blow to pieces blow up maraud oppose elude beat root traverse upset the apple cart bilk hang up halt in its tracks ditch duck run circles around throw monkey wrench in give the slip shake off give the run-around faze skip run rings around shake throw a spanner in the works disconcert buffalo promote dodge throw a monkey wrench in the works shuffle off juke hold back trammel arrest fetter avert head off restrict encumber hamstring stave off hobble handicap shackle ward off cumber avoid stall counteract handcuff fend off intercept clog hog-tie prohibit escape stonewall preclude evade manacle embarrass shut out stump constrain short-circuit tie up cramp one's style deflect hold off forfend get in the way of get in the way defend against sidestep confuse set back skirt resist put a brake on bridle limit discourage take down divert interdict steer clear of bork pre-empt interfere bypass turn aside entangle mystify cut off rule out puzzle throw curtail flummox nonplus take wind out of chill anticipate help brake withhold forbid choke bind ward be a hindrance to defy circumnavigate shut off perplex bewilder withstand get out of snafu cancel conquer affect influence corner suspend discontinue stay shun be beyond keep lid on challenge discombobulate eschew remit pause save play off cook someone's goose preempt fox shelve gravel maze bottleneck spike someone's guns keep intermit second-guess floor hold wilder obfuscate bamboozle dumbfound give the run around rein in shirk obscure choke off get ahead of get in before cool chain be disadvantageous to dam provide against steal a march on pick off get around put off sandbag keep back hold in hold down drag one's feet stem the flow of throw cold water on close off beat someone to the draw keep at bay beat someone to the punch pour cold water on beat someone to it give a hard time keep off shut down countermove worst buck finish something finish off act against throw a curve stultify miss vanquish triumph gain bring to a close make an end of surpass freeze burden muzzle damp dissuade bring an end to inc stave cork leash tie forefend let endanger commandeer exceed postpone saddle with bit taboo outlaw enjoin disadvise scare detain retardate cheat weigh down imperil desist cease defer protract tie one's hands put the brakes on take out of play box in throw a spoke in the wheel of put on brakes put an stop to keep in prorogue be early put the damper on pigeonhole dead-end beggar confront turn off be one step ahead of beat somebody to it act in advance of prepare for head off at pass confine prolong talk out of act like a wet blanket slow up keep from happening hang fire lick bog down wreak havoc with bulwark fence defend guard shunt look away shove aside turn turn from veer be prejudicial to burst one's bubble put back back off hold off on bring to screeching halt make late hold over put on hold tamper screen trouble discommode jam incommode conflict put on back burner be deleterious to dash one's hope upset the applecart cover fend shortcut minimize undercut belittle chip away minimise demean count inspire work weigh outflank bemuse control shield against safeguard against secure against stand up for defend oneself against fight off guard against protect against keep at arm's length skirt round stem render null and void preoccupy monopolize foresee predict forecast project expect envision tend to prevent go against militate rein pose monopolise contain cut short catch still muffle swallow find a way round govern staunch fight back moderate get round find a way around get past end-run go around befog addle fog befuddle disorient muddle get muddy vex fuddle operate against act on tell against tame rebuff choke back bottle up regulate draw up keep in check pull up keep a lid on pull in keep under control slacken pace bite back fetch up distract psych out mull snow complicate stumble get to amaze make someone scratch their head set someone thinking wonder stir profundicate flabbergast have an effect on eat away whittle away disempower bring to a standstill drag through the mud emasculate clip one's wings mine dig out chip away at dig demoralise soften tunnel knock the bottom out of queer the pitch of demoralize dent poke full of holes attenuate hollow out wear bring up short stagger stick play for time flee lose be all Greek to be too much for put at a loss bring someone up short scape outrun body-swerve stay shy of fly weasel out of shy slip away from give the slip to give somebody the slip run from slip through the net slip through someone's fingers throw off the scent be beyond someone run around get away from escape from run away from shuffle out of double get away finesse give the runaround shuck

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Ruffle up

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To strike or hit repeatedly
birch flog lash thrash whip beat hide switch tan wallop whale bash baste bat batter belabour belabor belt bludgeon buffet club curry do drub fib hammer lace lambast lambaste lather lick maul paddle pelt pommel pound pummelled pummel slate slog thresh thump tromp whap whop whup cowhide flagellate flail horsewhip leather rawhide scourge slash bung up punch out rough up work over flay punish strike hit clobber smack whack bang knock clout punch cudgel thwack slug slap paste sock rap cane bop swat biff slam box spank crack smite lam beat up whomp smash bust assault clip swipe strap clock clap bonk nail give someone a hiding bob zap tag beat the living daylights out of trounce beat up on rain blows on welt larrup deck boff attack crush lace into chastise maltreat lay into lay one on give someone a good hiding knock into the middle of next week knock about knock around tonk defeat abuse break bruise trash ram mash give a hiding do over give someone a drubbing forge draw cuff drum thud slosh tap overwhelm rout assail manhandle quilt dong swinge cosh lacerate pitch into wax annihilate slaughter light into best hit hard mutilate let someone have it plug marmalize pulverize cream bury stick one on massacre murder worst destroy flatten smoke demolish roll crucify tank shellac smother bomb dust skunk own defeat utterly blow away take a stick to be victorious over wipe the floor with snow under blow out get the better of walk all over make mincemeat of walk over take to the cleaners win a resounding victory over bring someone to their knees run rings around chasten kill beat hollow pulverise turn inside out triumph over blow out of the water bump impact flutter flop flap ferule jerk whisk shake malleate drive chin knob finial saddlebow handle wear out paddlewhack revile blister tear into thump on knock on hit repeatedly bear down weigh into set on mistreat warm someone's seat tan one's hide dust someone's britches bash up fill in fustigate blackjack duff up beat to a pulp strike with a stick beat with a stick wreck deface brutalize mangle aim blows at disable disfigure maim contuse brutalise cripple lame take care of break face put in the hospital let have it lean on dash against wham give someone a beating give someone a good beating give someone a good drubbing let one have it rain blows upon set upon have a go at get stuck into mug jump sail into set about let fly at fall upon pounce upon turn on ambush jump on descend on descend upon pounce on fall on sic sick beset charge rush duff someone up injure besiege go in on lash out at harm bushwhack storm fly at total go for strike at conquer wound overthrow subdue overpower vanquish overcome quell raid hurt subjugate aggress master stuff round on quash ill-treat undo steamroll launch oneself at knock out trim route stop have at slay outrun prevail over dispatch shipwreck bring to ruin take to cleaners take it all take put paid to overturn wade into launch an attack on finish off overbear put an end to upset edge out skin KO mow down edge outplay outhit decimate blitz entrap floor nose out win a victory over trample obliterate slap around do down swamp overmatch outjump outmaneuver get around ruin sink drop upend outmanoeuvre roll back pip at the post run roughshod over torpedo wipe out whitewash pwn flax run rings round make an assault on get outflank plow under butcher hit out at pick apart overrun surmount subvert win against bombard come down on haul off on physically attack jump down one's throat lob kick bean mishandle roughhouse launch at run at rush at spring on spring at rush upon go after boot bother brain harass impugn accost invade come at encounter cook knock down steam knock for a loop turn to violence assault physically chop down knock block off stab knock cold lay siege to torment damage kick in persecute molest impair afflict martyr incapacitate gash graze beat someone up give someone the works inflict suffering on martyrize torture impale grill inflict pain on put on the rack scratch cut scrape terrorize set at go at put out cause pain to bang up pinch cause injury to terrorise

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To make something more complex
complicate entangle confuse muddle embroil perplex embarrass complex complexify ravel sophisticate involve make difficult mix up snarl up bedevil clog combine confound convolute derange disarrange disorder elaborate fold handicap impede infold interfuse interrelate interweave intricate jumble make complex make complicated mire muddy multiply obfuscate obscure screw up snafu snag tangle thwart twist upset make more difficult foul up make difficulties make waves muck up render unintelligible set hurdles make intricate add fuel to fire open can of worms befog befuddle discombobulate fuddle cloud blur garble muddy the waters becloud mystify disorient fog make unclear discompose muck make a mess of rattle confuscate distort baffle bewilder disorganize bemuse flummox beat darken conceal stump muss disrupt nonplus puzzle pose throw faze get addle fox bamboozle clutter gravel maze dumbfound bungle disconcert botch vex buffalo wilder snarl floor disturb distract stumble perturb throw into disorder get to make someone scratch their head psych out overshadow make obscure eclipse put off mull amaze stir profundicate foil flabbergast frustrate snow set someone thinking wonder ambiguate repress misrepresent hide scramble mislead misinform render uncertain obnubilate disarray tarnish falsify fuzz color equivocate colour taint lead astray muddy up rumple shuffle tousle fuzz up disjoint dishevel dislocate misarrange muddy the waters of foul jumble up throw off get into a tangle muff mix stir up fumble mess ruffle blunder spoil louse up throw up smoke screen cloud the issue throw a veil over exercise worry implicate beset thicken encumber concern incriminate baulk stun astound surprise balk astonish throw off balance catch off balance inculpate connect enmesh associate cause to be at a stand be all Greek to mix you up link ensnare rope in draw in wrap up in stitch up get into bear on compromise

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To treat (a sacred place or thing) with violent disrespect
desecrate defile profane violate contaminate dishonour pollute blaspheme despoil pervert befoul commit sacrilege damage debase degrade infect vandalise vandalize abuse deface depredate desolate destroy devastate devour dishonor insult outrage pillage prostitute ravage sack spoil spoliate treat sacrilegiously waste blaspheme against treat with disrespect commit sacrilege against lay waste to make lose face corrupt deprave poison plunder ransack loot debauch ruin vitiate warp lay waste maraud taint raid rob subvert rifle rape reave gut misuse sully demoralize strip lessen deteriorate canker abase bastardize cheapen demean blight adulterate demoralise bastardise soil trash stain besmirch cuss swear curse twist misapply misemploy revile dirty make impure foul impair fleece bend demolish harry tarnish talk dirty alloy forage lead astray make degenerate skew tear apart wreck ravish raze attack molest maraud over deceive betray compromise annihilate level wreak havoc on depopulate wreak havoc radioactivate mar dispossess exploit mishandle denude deprive injure harm manipulate steal from freeboot reive begrime appropriate arrogate invade embezzle trespass confiscate muck up smear blacken muddy ill-use take advantage of smirch splash besmear muck distain gaum spatter mire grime bemire smudge daub execrate make filthy make dirty spot distort havoc anathematize imprecate utter oaths misrepresent falsify misinterpret issue oaths use bad language utter profanities be foul-mouthed garble take the Lord's name in vain eff and blind use foul language divert misconstrue misrelate slant misstate color fudge deflect cook scorn hoodoo vice flame voodoo darn tar mock mudsling mistreat phony up cut salt spike colour steer change fake animalize doctor up alter veer water brainwash doctor seduce commit sin do wrong be evil put double whammy on lower devalue brutalize bestialize brutalise chasten humble disgrace shame embitter undermine sink bemean take down cast down humiliate depreciate demote reduce discredit dilute weaken mortify belittle disparage diminish drag down lower the status of confound rot stoop descend depress downgrade consume rust inflict lure bias mongrelize denigrate prejudice worsen reduce in value turn crawl corrode envenom jaundice subjugate sour reduce in quality dump on bring down scourge ulcer sore toxify litter infest lower someone's status lower someone's dignity bring low use profanity go bad go to hell live in the gutter waste away blemish cripple debilitate dehumanize desensitize devaluate dehumanise slam decry pan desensitise detract derogate bring shame to drag through the mud reduce the status of run down put down take down a peg cut down shoot down tear down cut down to size

Verb

Search unsystematically and untidily through something
rummage search explore ransack scour hunt through comb delve dredge examine hunt rake rifle root troll ferret in forage fossick rootle search through delve in dig in dig through disarrange disarray disorder disorganize disrupt disturb ferret about in ferret around in fiddle fish fish about in fumble go through grope grub jumble poke rifle through root about in root around in scrabble about in scrabble around in seek shake sift through sort through spy toss fish around in fossick through grub about in poke around in turn over ferret about look through mix up poke around rootle around in roust around in shake down beat the bushes search high heaven turn inside out turn upside down leave no stone unturned look high and low fiddle about in scrabble ferret probe dig sift feel investigate look ferret around poke about in scrutinize pry burrow scrutinise enquire rummage through rummage around in inquire prospect browse nose around go through with a fine-tooth comb go over with a fine-tooth comb ferret out flounder grabble scratch paw unearth cast around cast about scan rummage in cast round rummage about root around root about rummage around scout rummage about in rummage round rummage round in feel blindly beat look for rake through grub around in root through poke through track down fine-tooth-comb look into look up and down go sweep roust research look around in mine vet forage through hunt for tip over shuffle through drag dig around nose about finecomb inspect screen rake over grub about find rout go over fine-comb deepen widen raise clean rake up look all over turn upside-down check out trowel excavate shovel tunnel burrow in spade leave no stone unturned in go through with fine-tooth comb look high and low in search thoroughly search high and low go into check up on dig down scavenge scrape pole peer jump into dig deeper gouge out scoop out really get into dig deep poozle claw finger dig up bring up clutch scramble manipulate handle seek out discover survey roust around rootle around look all round turn out hunt around in look all over for scrape around canvas recce quest run reconnaissance give a look-see give a going-over give the once-over pioneer case reconnoiter look around stake out skirr reconnoitre scrabble around search blindly muddle around feel about grabble for feel around cast about for cast round for cast around for fumble around

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To inflict emotional or physical harm or distress upon
mistreat abuse misuse ill-treat ill-use maltreat harm injure manhandle molest maul mishandle brutalise brutalize bully beat hit hurt knock around strike wrong handle roughly knock about persecute treat badly treat roughly backbite bash chop kick around mess over oppress outrage rip roughhouse rough up total trash wax wound beat up do over bung up do wrong dump on push around shake up give black eye give the shaft cut up damage victimize assault harass mar prostitute profane misemploy pervert misapply exploit batter torture desecrate corrupt ruin victimise mismanage misappropriate blow run through go through interfere with bang up be violent toward torment pick on terrorize discriminate against hound mangle terrorise have it in for lean on afflict martyr tyrannize harrow agonize mutilate maim do an injustice to tyrannise inflict suffering on inflict pain on agonise put down insult domineer intimidate trample on browbeat dishonour crucify traumatize rack cripple ride roughshod over hassle punish dishonor impair distress needle threaten plague excruciate wreck spoil push about martyrize get at anguish harry punish unfairly blemish be down on scathe vitiate crush vandalize deface aggrieve 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 cause pain to neglect 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 pull push hustle shove jostle hunt paw besiege beset curse bedevil pursue pain boss about boss around tread on roust be detrimental to scourge handle bundle worry mortify kick about bulldoze do an injury to scare subjugate tyrranize menace trouble manipulate humiliate violate spite slap around dominate overbear cow overwhelm overpower hector frighten antagonize provoke belittle mock taunt smite impale grill whip deride abase aggravate cause agony to cause suffering to inflict anguish on work over be cruel to walk all over play the heavy with treat harshly be brutal to bruise push someone around 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 taint 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

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

Noun

Something which becomes muddled or botched in some way

Noun

A mistake or problem
goof-up foul-up mess-up screw-up mistake gaffe blunder error slip boob fault boo-boo clanger slip-up gaff botch howler stumble goof oversight misstep lapse fluff flub mess miss drop miscue bobble clinker trip misfielding slipup screwup brick mishandling inaccuracy barry fail bodge botch-up fumble botched job solecism impropriety indiscretion gaucherie blooper peccadillo familiarity offense defect flop bungle misconduct boner indecorum hash transgression bloomer misjudgement thinko breach break misjudgment breach of etiquette offence blunder in etiquette Freudian slip lapse of etiquette social blunder colossal blunder faux pas miscalculation misunderstanding misapprehension failure bloop omission misjudging snafu flaw false step error of judgment lapsus calami lapsus linguae fallacy muff misinterpretation inadvertence misreckoning slip of the tongue floater muddle poor judgment false move slight glitch slip of the pen misestimate mix-up miscount mixup misestimation delinquency erratum confusion delusion misreading neglect misconception misdeed underestimation aberration overestimation misconstruction negligence dereliction carelessness failing disregard laxity preterition chasm cockup wrong impression overlooking overlook false reading skip fall misevaluation pretermission deviation own goal slip up inadvertency whoops infelicity pratfall flummox bonehead play foulup bad idea imprudence crime bas bungling inappropriate behaviour social indiscretion debacle fiasco self-defeating action shortcoming bad move wrong move bad wrongdoing trespass violation literal wrength mismanagement wrong absurdity hesitation accident mishap upset dumb move flub-up dumb thing to do stupid mistake barbarism piece of indecorum incongruity vice hiccup sin brain fart overestimate inattention default illusion bozo eruption forgetfulness misapplication failure to notice blank underestimate overvaluation undervaluation blow putting foot in mouth upheaval complexity awkwardness involvement error of judgement misreading of the situation dilemma emergency snarl difficulty encumbrance trouble commotion intricacy struggle quandary balls-up complication car crash neglectfulness disorganization misconfiguration wrong configuration misdesign poor layout disarray mispositioning disorganisation misarrangement poor configuration disorder misalignment lack non-fulfilment laxness misprision remissness slackness

Noun

A state of complete disorder
shambles chaos confusion disorder havoc mess muddle disarray disorganisation disorganization anarchy chance-medley disarrangement dishevelment disorderedness disorderliness free-for-all heck hell jumble madhouse messiness misorder muss omnishambles state tumble welter babel bedlam botch disaster fiasco hash hodge-podge maelstrom mess-up mix-up untidiness car crash mare's nest snake pit a mess complete mess turmoil derangement pandemonium tangle muddiness sloppiness clutter confusedness bungle imbroglio scramble grubbiness disruption irregularity snafu complication comess snarl-up dog's breakfast topsy-turviness troublesome situation can of worms rat's nest foul-up screw-up balls-up commotion mayhem tumult hullabaloo ataxia uproar furore upheaval madness lawlessness mishmash riot clamor unruliness furor clamour frenzy hotchpotch entropy hubbub hurly-burly hodgepodge snarl a madhouse pig's breakfast discombobulation holy mess a three-ring circus all hell broken loose heap trouble unrest ruckus rout muck dirtiness racket fankle a shambles a muddle ravel unholy mess huddle an omnishambles misrule hue and cry topsy-turvydom utter confusion topsy-turvyness mistake misunderstanding untidy state calamity slovenliness scruffiness scrappiness grunginess anarchism fussing entanglement litter morass mass flurry disharmony disunity upset indiscipline bangarang predicament chaotic place web rush unkemptness train wreck discomposure a maelstrom discord mobocracy error plight place of disorder incompetence inefficiency inadequacy disunion unconnectedness incoherence dissolution ineptitude ineffectiveness disjointedness grovel toss roll overturn noise rumpus mess and a half confused state miscalculation puzzle turbulence a dog's dinner a dog's breakfast ruction ructions a car crash wreckage din chaotic situation disquietude disquiet dog's dinner wild disarray lack of order perturbation ado stir consternation ferment bustle fracas wilderness row intricacy dislocation haze slip-up

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