Đồng nghĩa của pour cold water on

Verb

To allay a situation that has escalated
throw cold water on cool lessen allay assuage dampen moderate reduce abate diminish temper mollify settle calm control mitigate dampen down take the edge off pipe down repress hush restrain quiet calm down suppress rein soothe compose settle down chill out pacify relieve ease alleviate still subdue soften appease lull placate relax tranquilize quell tranquillize quieten lighten palliate deaden decrease tone down blunt check damp dull curb stifle attenuate salve becalm comfort weaken soft-pedal smother take the sting out cushion lower extinguish quench lullaby modify conciliate balm sweeten sate cool off dulcify contain steady satisfy slake dilute silence help propitiate mellow ameliorate qualify damp down gentle stroke numb resolve benumb muffle console extenuate stabilize smooth mute overcome cauterize stabilise defuse content tame modulate adjust cauterise disarm put a damper on smooth over make peace with make nice fix up quieten down butter up quiet down ease off pour oil on lay back put the lid on square patch things up remit take sting out satiate cool it commute sedate tranquillise quash excuse gratify reduce the force of lenify kill reassure rock to sleep take it easy take the edge fall cease put a lid on fix put a stop to put an end to fill surfeit untrouble play up to win over make up unburden smooth down cut depress depreciate curtail subside minimize ebb regulate minimise refresh crumble loose slack relaxed disintegrate rectify remedy chill de-escalate take the bite out wind down make less intense put damper on restrict constrain mend heal sober soberize hold in inhibit mince break cure limit temperate take the bite out of take the sting out of play down cool out keep under control meet halfway keep in check make reasonable pad demilitarise neutralize save neutralise demilitarize cripple rescue recover cool down crush iron out sort out chasten patch up put to rights impose peace upon restore harmony to put down bury the hatchet kiss and make up smooth someone's ruffled feathers grease con clear the air with make peace pacificate solace take the heat smooth out clear the air ease up desensitize undermine thin obtund hebetate desensitise water down

Verb

To discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage
dishearten discourage daunt dismay dispirit crush depress deter deject cast down dash demoralise demoralize sap throw desolate unman unnerve chill cow disappoint enervate frustrate sadden shake subdue undermine weaken damp dampen disincline disparage humble humiliate indispose make crestfallen make dejected make dispirited make downhearted weigh down bring down get down knock sideways put down weigh heavily on give someone the blues knock for six make someone fed up put a damper on throw cold water on knock the stuffing out of throw a pall over upset distress turn off thwart hinder obstruct impede perturb grieve faze oppress stop prevent baffle burden curb restrain aggrieve check foil baulk avert inhibit put off hamper make sad bum out stave off cast a gloom upon fend off ward off bring tears to your eyes balk dampen spirits put a stop to divert interfere with make one's heart bleed nip in the bud hold back bring low suppress repress control withhold oppose quiet castrate keep back hold off geld trouble petrify try devitalize afflict drain disturb weary haunt mortify torment ail harrow lobotomize desiccate bother bug dehydrate darken drag abase beat debilitate dull deaden run down reduce to tears make unhappy make gloomy beat down make despondent abash make desolate cause suffering to keep under disconcert harsh someone's mellow hang over blanket cloud bear down dash hopes make someone's heart bleed break someone's spirit break someone's heart overwhelm embitter stamp out press down pain deplore consternate discompose discombobulate disquiet unsettle panic discomfit rattle dissatisfy confound psych make blue drag down alarm disillusion disenchant put into a funk cast a gloom on break one's heart take aback shake up throw off balance put into a flap put someone off their stroke defeat let down throw into a tizz cause someone to lose their composure stymie put the damper on block halt intercept stay obviate preclude shut out forestall arrest keep turn aside head off counteract let debar save help prohibit pre-empt disadvise scare rule out forfend cool talk out of act like a wet blanket vex worry intimidate agitate frighten appall get to psych out chagrin appal spook unhinge shock startle horrify terrify irk awe fluster terrorize concern affright exasperate ruffle astound terrorise disempower floor enfeeble annoy irritate nonplus discountenance deflate hurt aggravate disgust sicken alarum browbeat embarrass agonize nark frazzle bulldoze discomfort harass repel pester agonise put the wind up take the wind out of your sails scare off make one's hair stand on end shatter jolt outrage demotivate surprise tire squash distract scandalize flatten overawe make miserable bewilder disgruntle needle torture fright chasten hack off fuss make discontented dampen the spirits of badger hagride distemper flurry derail scandalise perplex puzzle give a turn throw off rile gall provoke nauseate weird out freak out fret plague burn up scarify disburb stiff chafe scare to death make one's blood run cold strike terror into chill to the bone make teeth chatter scare away curdle the blood emasculate cast a shadow amaze insult dispraise pall lie lower break subjugate stifle dampen someone's spirit dissuade prey on lie heavy on devastate squelch smother diminish despair knock for a loop gross out cause disquiet to bring down to earth infuriate anger overcome quell extinguish overpower beset nag persecute make anxious beleaguer bedevil take the heart out of undo paralyse exercise make uneasy throw into panic bear down on damp down madden pother disoblige scare stiff scare witless knock the wind out of bully paralyze mystify snafu flummox dumbfound sour fill with fear scare the bejesus out of freeze your blood harsh one's mellow shame dump cast a pall over peeve goad make someone jump out of their skin give someone goose pimples make one's flesh creep give one the creeps scare someone out of their wits get the wind up put the fear of God into chill to the marrow scare the pants off scare someone half to death throw into a fright give someone the heebie-jeebies throw into a panic scare the living daylights out of throw into a blue funk hector miff silly wound blackjack incommode nettle bore mess up fill with consternation foul up screw up louse up muck up disarrange disorganize snarl unglue cripple jumble muddle unzip disorder sting dragoon scare the daylights out of discommode gnaw at stress revolt bullyrag eat at get at grate on have had enough get on your nerves become bored try the patience of grate at exhaust someone's patience lose patience dash the hopes of make wretched rack cause anguish to strain break the heart of drive crazy drive mad bogart send up blow out blow up take apart throw into a tizzy railroad shatter the illusions of burst bubble displease cut to the quick debunk belittle snub destroy quash disarm tyrannize take steam out wind up bludgeon stun stupefy confuse knock down let wind out of sails puncture balloon take down kick in the teeth take down a peg or two shoot down cut down to size let down easy offend ride uncalm buffalo prostrate droop tyrannise distress greatly give someone the hump strong-arm soften melt touch mau-mau push around turn on the heat pick on lean on bowl over set back cause to lose heart tug at the heart arouse sympathy arouse pity tug at your heartstrings dampen someone's hopes cause to lose hope

Verb

To prohibit or interdict the use, participation or inclusion of
prohibit forbid ban outlaw interdict proscribe bar disallow veto enjoin embargo restrain taboo criminalise criminalize debar block cool cork exclude forfend freeze gridlock halt inhibit kill make illegal nix rule out spike stymie zing bottle up box in hang up hold up jam up lock up pass on place an embargo on put down shut out tie up keep lid on put chill on bring to screeching halt put a lock on put a stopper in put half nelson on throw cold water on prevent stop preclude obstruct impede hinder reject check restrict thwart deny put a stop to forestall blackball boycott refuse ward off counteract dismiss put an end to obviate foil avert defeat curb nullify avoid estop baulk arrest circumvent stave off except balk frustrate disqualify banish ostracize oppose counter eliminate hold back head off derail steer clear of black suspend quash ostracise repudiate withhold disapprove throw out repress retard suppress turn down scupper deter count out put the kibosh on negate give the thumbs down to limit blacklist cancel rebuff evade stonewall spoil freeze out close out hamper sidestep crimp skirt trammel pass by stall give the red light to defend against invalidate nip in the bud interrupt disentitle decline cramp negative circumnavigate scotch declare ineligible bate expel spurn fetter bypass interfere with ruin put paid to say no to pass up ward stand in the way of neutralize leave out do for hold off fend off neutralise knock back overrule censor disenable let destroy overturn forbid to penalise penalize censure squash declare illegal deprive disable keep out discount omit get out of set aside beat ignore dash escape wreck cut disregard cease crush reprobate declare null and void pass discountenance discourage baffle ice out lock out intercept refrain from revoke shoot down shun miss out cut out stifle snub stump outwit hobble put an embargo on turn aside thumbs down pass over help skip annul chill put a brake on stay away from abstain from put the lid on give something a miss leave off keep from leave out in the cold anticipate condemn give the red light sentence doom plug repulse place injunction on place an injunction on discard begrudge disfellowship overthrow outvote declare taboo make something punishable abolish recant keep at bay stave keep off dam declare incapable redlight disappoint shut down say no vote against refuse admission to refuse entrance to give the cold shoulder to give the brush-off to unfit declare something a punishable offence consider undesirable hit list refuse to employ put on hit list quit discontinue not consider close one's doors to forget about disown countermand reverse down rule against deselect put the chill on stopper make it impossible for make it impracticable for make impossible disclaim disavow abjure not grant throw over balk at give thumbs down to deflect disrupt confront snooker incapacitate stay keep burn dissent discomfit cripple hamstring checkmate throw disacknowledge put the stopper on ditch take wind out of take down upset crash juke unsettle crool foul up banjax damp end extinguish disfranchise eighty-six paralyze impair paralyse weaken override exile cramp one's style dash one's hope render null and void overcome lick screw up upset the applecart conquer give the run around throw away refuse permission to save pre-empt quell cut off make impracticable put off give thumbs down not go for keep back disadvise scare divert dampen smash shatter constrain give the thumbs down turn off talk out of act like a wet blanket put a damper on shackle bridle slow shut off illegalize drop queer dish shut out of strike encumber clog manacle hog-tie handcuff slow down dissuade short-circuit smother handicap embarrass dodge miss withhold patronage rein in be the end of bring to an end sweep aside turn your back on brush off hold aloof from give a wide berth to cold-shoulder have nothing to do with impose sanctions wash your hands of refuse to take part in faze bit reduce sandbag not make the cut withhold from desist from stay away forbear deny oneself give up make up for shake off restrain from counterbalance break the habit of withstand skip out on do without shake shy from kick get around steer clear forgo shrink from abstain renounce desist eschew shirk forbear from resist disbar remove oust bounce put on brakes put an stop to hold in stem the flow of keep in throw a spanner in the works of hold down elide officially forbid eject evict close down pretermit overpass overleap deny access to sideline disclude occlude not bother dispense with let something slide take out cast aside fail to include slight fail to mention skip over factor out not count refuse to admit put out send to Coventry refuse admittance prevent from entering drive out force out get rid of shut the door on cast out discharge drum out excommunicate kick out boot out turf out send packing delete out rout chase slang turn out deport erase run off cashier cross out expulse give someone the push give the cold shoulder give the bum's rush give someone the boot show the door relegate efface excise expunge blank obliterate scrub scrap blue-pencil displace strike out take back rub out lay off retract push out thrust out block out chuck out expatriate ink out throw out on your ear overlook rusticate rub withdraw scratch rescind isolate dele edit recall transport coldshoulder sack repeal blot out edit out dispossess renege fling out purge backpedal dislodge forswear cut dead drive off bin off abnegate score out keep at arm's length x out stroke out wipe out white out drive away give the elbow let go do away with back out of give someone the bullet black out call off put a line through hand someone the frozen mitt not buy give someone the big E squeeze out give someone the air give someone their marching orders attaint foreclose exempt inveigh unchurch waive denounce anathematize takfir curse weed out downgrade demote deny admittance to put a price on someone's head deny entry prohibit from entering give the gate defenestrate mark off sling out leave in the cold fordrive bust fire heave out leave out of account repatriate extradite not include ask to leave extrude extradict sequester forget slur give the hook give walking papers show you the door axe break can cover chase away send away conceal hide mask see the back of ax give the sack to give someone their P45 unloose force to leave give the chop bump give the heave-ho irrupt dump throw overboard give the old heave-ho toss kiss goodbye send off throw someone out on their ear give someone their cards show the gate to veil shroud seclude break off carve extirpate usurp break up knock off exsect sever marginalize extract give over close blockade screen beleaguer void abrogate unsay null contradict undo call abandon vacate abort unpublish eradicate gainsay marginalise take away disannul make void dismantle lift counterorder render invalid press out express gouge out cry off call back refute desert jilt scorn strike down declare invalid blank out cancel out blue pencil stamp out roll back root out sweep away X out snuff out score trim X-out snip scratch out bleep decontaminate terminate squelch sterilize sanitize clean fence off disdain repel forsake foreswear despise unfollow unfriend rebut disprove shed subtract give someone the brush-off give someone the go-by scoff at break with swear off pack up kick in the teeth pack in have nothing more to do with sanitise sterilise explode disaffirm debunk contest discredit challenge renege on back down reel in have change of heart retrograde welsh fall back retreat take in back off eat your words recede forget it apologise nig go back on change one's tune back out do a U-turn on change mind apologize retrocede draw back row back on withcall backtrack on do an about-turn on declare untrue controvert disconfirm dissent from clean up Tippex out disagree with confute contravene disbelieve shoot full of holes withsay take exception to call on enjoin from shoot down in flames doubt disagree turn thumbs down stand in the way sacrifice bundle off remove by force pack off give the 1-2-3

Verb

To dismiss something as unnecessary or irrelevant
wave aside dismiss reject discount disregard ignore rebuff repudiate set aside spurn brush aside put aside shrug off play down pooh-pooh treat with contempt throw cold water on put out of your mind belittle scoff at make light of scorn deride slight disdain ridicule mock sneer at slam-dunk make little of undermine wipe think no more of push aside shut eyes to flout trivialize cock a snook at sweep aside neglect laugh off turn a blind eye to brush off pay no attention to minimise refuse to acknowledge take no notice of minimize pass over forget about trivialise overlook turn a deaf ear to have no time for sniff at hold up to scorn put down turn up one's nose at express contempt gloss over blink at overpass wink at whitewash paper over gloze over let pass forget let go take no account of pay no heed to condone excuse forgive pardon remit look the other way pay no mind omit slur over tune out not take into consideration deliberately ignore close your eyes to turn a blind eye unheed bypass unmind brush away miss connive write off live with discard connive at snub turn a deaf ear contemn cold-shoulder misheed skip palliate spare take no notice be oblivious to make allowances for turn your back on pay no attention leave be let someone off with let something slide never mind de-emphasize avoid let something ride let off easy pay no mind to pay no heed turn back on evade downplay soft-pedal wipe slate clean cast aside take lightly have no use for sneeze at have done with treat lightly shake off varnish over sweep under the carpet sweep under the rug wink deal rapidly with treat as unimportant dissimulate doubt undersell disbelieve dispel lay aside take with a pinch of salt give no credence to deodorise deodorize indulge plead ignorance let off discharge bury the hatchet give absolution suspend charges grant a pardon to grant amnesty tolerate put up with grin and bear it let bygones be bygones stand for roll with punches bear with swim with the tide sink take look past turn blind eye to stomach go along with play past bury let it go fail to notice exclude look through dispense with turn blind eye turn deaf ear not take into account bury one's head in sand disclaim tell someone to get lost give someone the brush-off disown disparage look right through someone deprecate give the cold shoulder to denigrate diminish discredit smooth over understate rationalize sugarcoat varnish belie extenuate justify brush something under the carpet rationalise explain away gloss fail to care for underestimate pretermit lose sight of not care have nothing to do with abandon be derelict desert not attend to throw to the winds defer skimp on keep your distance be remiss in trifle with be irresponsible scant not care for leave something undone be remiss fail to look after keep at arm's length elide shirk think little of procrastinate over be lax about leave alone be indifferent be negligent depreciate overleap postpone procrastinate pass up pay little attention to be careless forsake be remiss about fail to provide for not trouble oneself pass by close your eyes be oblivious blank leave out of account send to Coventry

Verb

To (attempt to) quell or put an end to
repress quell subdue quash squash suppress crush squelch extinguish arrest silence inhibit stem stop check end hinder limit conquer kill overcome throttle put down crack down on snuff out put an end to rein in block out put a stop to put out clamp down on stamp out slap down nip in the bud gain control over gain mastery over throw cold water on stifle curb thwart defeat abolish terminate destroy annihilate put the kibosh on soothe assuage quench moderate mollify put the lid on allay reduce deaden mitigate temper get rid of wipe out frustrate control lessen subjugate appease settle scotch halt overwhelm eliminate diminish abate calm quiet lull compose beat finish sit on demolish ease overpower extirpate dull rout vanquish clobber alleviate palliate restrain soften tranquilize quieten pacify cut off banish tranquillize shut down cool take the edge off oppress contain overthrow still placate eradicate blunt queer dampen hush relieve dismiss dispel crack down relax tone down hold back snow under choke off trample on weed out stroke qualify soft-pedal calm down bring to an end square put a lid on put paid to blot out settle down take the sting out chill out lay back scupper scrunch trash squish censure torpedo reject exterminate expunge dish clamp down remove decrease rein pipe down dampen down tread bring to screeching halt put an stop to cushion smooth censor dumb regulate clam discontinue cow triumph over dissipate help tread on bridle trample bottle dominate spike overturn clamp shush interrupt bury lenify put the stopper on bring to a halt do for bring to a stop constrain lighten put to rest drive away drive off chase away drive underground master take the bite out cool out pour oil on keep inside hold in hold down keep in govern smother close up put lid on put kibosh on bring to naught beat down keep down cut short say nothing lick conciliate propitiate wreck swamp whelm prostrate overmaster floor devastate mellow damp obliterate ruin break content quelch ice strangle keep in check keep the lid on force down blow away grind down bring someone to their knees bear down on gentle tame disarm ameliorate lullaby keep a lid on chasten quieten down salve becalm grease dulcify con sweeten pacificate hold in check rise above get under control smooth over make peace with impose peace upon restore harmony to fix up butter up bury the hatchet kiss and make up smooth someone's ruffled feathers clear the air with make peace reassure balm fall comfort cease rock to sleep take it easy quiet down ease off take the edge cool off

Trái nghĩa của pour cold water on

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