Đồng nghĩa của put a damper on

Verb

To tarnish with something undesirable
cast a pall over envelop in gloom overshadow spoil blight cast a shadow over cloud darken mar take the enjoyment out of take the fun out of take the pleasure out of wreck ruin destroy undo dash scotch sabotage scupper mess up nix queer banjax dish foul up cruel stain euchre taint screw up make a mess of louse up blow a hole in bring to naught throw a spanner in the works of put the kibosh on throw a monkey wrench in the works of crush frustrate disrupt end quash prevent quell shatter devastate demolish crool scar stymie play havoc with annihilate nullify put an end to do in disfigure bring to an end decay injure afflict impair put the lid on trash damage put paid to disappoint make a hash of put a stop to glitch up vitiate upset torpedo blast tarnish touch poison muller blemish do for muck up take the edge off take the shine off balls up queer someone's pitch defile befoul dirty soil pollute contaminate sully besmirch smirch smear foul begrime smudge spot grime blacken muddy discolour discolor mire bemire corrupt tar daub muck distain gaum mark blot debase make dirty spatter splash denigrate splatter adulterate make impure infect besoil blotch make filthy degrade bespatter vilify debauch maculate encrust draggle coat smutch get dirty disgrace thwart get filthy make unclean make dusty bloody decimate smash tinge wreak havoc on besmear foil litter desecrate muss crumb bedraggle shame mess sink make mucky muss up wipe out fester undermine scuzz up make foul roil rile murk becloud make murky make cloudy make black cloud up make blacker make darker

Verb

Make less strong or intense
dampen dull reduce deaden moderate check damp diminish lessen blunt chill cool decrease stifle calm discourage lower muffle restrain smother curb damp down deter extinguish mute quench suppress temper benumb blanket cauterise cauterize dash inhibit limit numb overcome quieten silence stamp out still tone down allay cloud throw cold water on pour cold water on weaken depress sap dispirit daunt crush dismay subdue demoralize dishearten deject shake cast down demoralise soften frustrate scare alleviate abate ease quell debilitate assuage relieve mollify sadden enervate trouble attenuate prevent humble bother distress weigh down undermine stop beat down unnerve take the edge off hinder unman cow avert obstruct disappoint impede make downhearted stave off disparage indispose fend off ward off put a stop to put off disadvise turn off repress deprecate hold back divert talk out of frighten mitigate cushion lighten cut tranquilize depreciate curtail placate minimize ebb tranquillize minimise impair thin dilute de-escalate take the bite out take the sting out ease off wind down slake sate appease soft-pedal make less intense put damper on put the lid on deplete water down hebetate desensitise obtund enfeeble soothe disable desensitize cripple throw intimidate block desolate halt intercept stay obviate preclude hamper shut out forestall arrest baulk foil keep disincline make dispirited make dejected make crestfallen humiliate turn aside head off thwart counteract overawe let debar save help prohibit pre-empt make despondent appall afflict knock the stuffing out of bully irk weigh heavily on throw a pall over put down give someone the blues psych out bring down awe droop cause to lose heart dampen someone's hopes abash rule out confuse knock for six nip in the bud forfend prostrate get down appal break one's heart vex make someone fed up try knock sideways act like a wet blanket weigh balk alarm dissuade overwhelm subjugate ail break devitalize oppress upset squelch discountenance disfavor oppose quiet warn keep back disfavour withhold hold off control interfere weary perturb abase defeat overpower chagrin bum out bear down on cast a pall over palliate anesthetize anaesthetize paralyse paralyze relax stupefy knock out incapacitate lull dope immobilize torpefy sedate immobilise narcotize lenify exhaust treat poison stun dose erode freeze modify tire fix hit analgize medicate handicap shatter dose up pacify dope up daze unstrengthen extenuate sweeten downsize etiolate opiate destroy restrict waste drug injure hamstring physic maim render insensitive mutilate damage wreck ruin hurt harm mar put out of action mangle retard degrade smooth qualify remit narrow shrink contract satisfy dwindle prune harden ameliorate dispel compose downscale banish gentle slacken drain fatigue dent buffer cut back cut down coarsen lame pare down knacker disempower knock down wear away wear down make feeble make weak lay low get rid of invalidate put an end to pour oil on inactivate unfit throw monkey wrench in spoil kibosh take out do in unbrace total muzzle batter shoot down pinion sabotage wear out render incapable hogtie hock disarm detract from defuse shock cumber mask taper address improve constrict stultify wane subside decrement take the edge off sth commute retrench kill revise excuse petrify indurate dullen vitiate reduce the force of comfort mellow dulcify settle roll back peter out subvert dismiss dissipate satiate callous make weaker make powerless make unfit spike render powerless modulate restraint eliminate tail off indulge fulfil gratify fix up disfigure drive away chase away put to rest square drive off adulterate deprive of sensation let up on lay off take pressure off make smaller make less take sting out patch things up extend lace sophisticate tame discount drop play down reduce something make nice cool out absorb quash eat away rob from encumber eviscerate dial down truncate abridge slash play up to debase sideline dismember palsy deface dislimb make lame insulate pad buttress bolster seclude guard fulfill befuddle confine to a wheelchair confine to bed render infirm make callous make insensitive make unfeeling harden someone's heart rise above cut off choke off reduce the effect of keep in check thin out give drugs to make unconscious render insensible give narcotics to make insensible give opiates to give an anaesthetic to administer a drug render unconscious emasculate unhinge soften up dim etherize chloroform KO drown slow gas deprive consume lay out put to sleep put out of order jam deactivate disenable clamp wheel-clamp tie prevent from moving bring to a standstill render inoperative make inoperative prevent from working action render inactive bring to a halt disqualify

Verb

To cause unease in one's mental state
pain sadden grieve distress trouble worry bother perturb disturb torment afflict oppress harrow deject depress torture aggrieve mortify upset burden concern disconcert dishearten dismay dispirit agitate agonise agonize bring down irk wound sting vex break one's heart bring one down cast down crush dampen spirits discommode discompose gnaw at hurt pester plague stress weigh down annoy break the heart of bum out burn up cause anguish to discourage drag down exasperate fret gall get to harass irritate make blue make miserable make wretched nark put into a funk rack rile strain chasten cut to the quick displease hack off desolate dash get down down press deplore make sad bring tears to your eyes throw cold water on cast a gloom upon pour cold water on make your heart bleed turn one off cast a gloom on try offend persecute bug bedevil pique crucify peeve beset excruciate anguish curse affront hassle outrage perplex cause suffering to injure harry needle chafe provoke ail ruffle disquiet nag nettle aggravate anger miff devastate fuss give someone grief besiege tick off hound tease put out give a hard time get eat alarm badger drive up the wall molest discomfort shock disgust ride insult rend cause agony to affect grate slight mither spite itch inflame sear martyr get on your nerves faze unsettle wring dog unhinge frazzle distemper flurry exercise pursue pierce freak out stab weird out rasp frost rub up the wrong way move traumatize infuriate disgruntle smite distract gripe incense madden alarum derail shake enrage cut hagride undo fluster suffer rankle discomfit devil frustrate abuse rattle cause pain to traumatise eat at give offence to inflict anguish on tax puzzle wrong grate on hurt someone's feelings put down shake up lacerate gnaw hack you off make uneasy rankle with give a bad time damage strike ache touch sicken inconvenience scar discombobulate excite tantalize confound unnerve rark gravel tantalise cut up disrespect diss chivvy visit prick dis horrify browbeat assail tire haunt jar disoblige pick on rouse burn interrupt mourn embarrass chagrin bleed dissatisfy scare bite cause anguish turn off cause offense make unhappy attack feel pain wind up dump on do in tear to pieces beleaguer get across breathe down someone's neck be in pain hurt one's feelings stir up make someone see red give someone the hump make anxious be a pain in the neck prey on someone's mind drive round the bend be a thorn in someone's side be on your back drive bananas bruise tear apart mistreat maltreat squeeze pinch compress cramp tear at muse labor labour test shatter squirm hit hard tear gut convulse preoccupy stir confuse rock repulse repel nauseate overwhelm drain exhaust stretch weary sap thrill pick at occupy hurt deeply ridicule lampoon ill-treat be cause suffering be hurtful to lambaste nag at cause sorrow bait fester startle frighten keep after be unwell be prey to be disagreeable to push the buttons of pother infest hector prey on cause someone distress cause pain discountenance sweat fear stew niggle inflict trauma deeply upset knock for six be indisposed be crook be the victim of daze derange bewilder occupy someone's thoughts do someone's head in make someone scratch their head lie heavy on get on someone's wick make someone's hackles rise make someone's blood boil get someone's hackles up get in someone's hair ruffle someone's feathers get under someone's skin try someone's patience get someone's dander up be a thorn in someone's flesh get up someone's nose get someone's back up get on someone's nerves get in your hair be a nuisance to throw spook tear to shreds thumb nose at astound complicate amaze arouse intrude get in the way interfere strap break nit-pick indispose push roil ire enflame mad embitter be sick be ill be weak grind psych harm tire out wear out antagonize cause annoyance to cause resentment to stress out be wrong with feel unwell redden blight get at snub cause concern to cause discomfort to make waves grip zing slur antagonise humiliate eat away at eat up get one's goat steam up obsess get your goat slap make severe demands on put a strain on make demands on push buttons bully rattle one's cage noodge jerk around drive round the twist heckle intimidate macerate keep on at despoil foray bullyrag work on make uncomfortable flip out take be the matter with buffet lie heavy on someone's mind weigh heavy on someone's mind arouse anxiety in weigh on cause trouble to give offence put someone's back up be disagreeable hurt somebody's feelings get someone's goat tread on someone's toes be an affront to be offensive put someone's nose out of joint do a number on make it tough for abrade throw off balance be on one's case sensitize swell be at get in one's hair mix up put your back up get your back up get under one's skin inflict hurt the feelings of wreck wreak befall impose sensitise descend on avenge descend upon punish force upon bring down on sorrow goad have a bad time be miserable be affected be upset experience hardship go through a lot endure agony be wounded go through the mill feel wretched be racked be wretched be in distress be racked with pain be distressed taunt heavy chivy nudge bore impede cross hinder intrude upon impose on get on your wick bend someone's ear carp at make one's hackles rise get on someone's case

Verb

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

Verb

Diminish or destroy the value or quality of
spoil damage mar harm impair injure blemish destroy disfigure ruin deface wreck scar flaw blight blow total upset bloody break compromise crab cripple endamage hurt trash undo vitiate crool debase disfeature blot cross up defile demolish depredate desecrate desolate despoil devastate disgrace mess up pillage plunder prejudice ravage sack smash spoliate squash waste make useless take apart be a blot on the landscape screw up tarnish taint stain sully pollute queer maim mangle bruise ding detract bend foul up scratch tweak warp louse up shake up rough up shatter scupper scotch crush put the kibosh on sabotage botch dash overturn annihilate nix blast dish put an end to thwart do for bring to naught blow a hole in foil frustrate play havoc with defeat decimate raze banjax make a mess of torpedo put paid to overthrow bring down disrupt undermine wipe out quash hinder put at risk stymie bodge squelch vaporize cruel euchre pulverize extinguish do in sink ruinate wrack explode overwhelm ravish cream nuke clobber bring to an end bust put a stop to pop burst pulverise vaporise put the lid on throw a spanner in the works of tear down bring to ruin blow up throw a monkey wrench in the works of rub out end quell prevent endanger imperil jeopardize threaten be detrimental to invalidate jeopardise be prejudicial to be disadvantageous to make a hash of bring about the downfall of be deleterious to stop scuttle disable overcome conquer kill discredit rattle bring to nought wreak havoc with nip in the bud put down refute disprove drive a coach and horses through prove wrong blow sky-high give the lie to shoot full of holes blow out of the water flatten dilapidate muller poison scourge reduce level mutilate deplete knock down reduce to rubble reduce to nothing bring to nothing wreak havoc upon pull down leave in ruins lay waste wreak havoc on clean out lay in ruins leave desolate subvert topple neutralize obliterate eradicate cancel out obstruct hamper render ineffective overreach outmaneuver abolish outmanoeuvre outfox skin abate crimp have cramp impoverish outsmart neutralise offset craze muck up unbuild balls up work against make waves rain on someone's parade

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