Đồng nghĩa của put down

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To belittle or express disapproval of
disparage belittle denigrate deprecate decry depreciate diminish minimise minimize derogate dismiss discount diss criticise criticize crush deride dis mock ridicule vilipend comment negatively condemn deflate downcry humiliate mortify opprobriate reject shame slight snub trash bad-mouth poor-mouth trash-talk run down play down talk down cry down write off kiss off vilify knock dump on discredit scorn malign defame undervalue pan scoff at underrate revile rubbish sneer at detract from abuse slam slur slate pooh-pooh misprize roast slag off trivialize underestimate have a go at do a hatchet job on detract asperse pull apart trivialise tear down slander traduce disdain downgrade marginalize pour scorn on cast aspersions on dispraise make light of hold cheap hit out at marginalise drag through the mud speak ill of calumniate treat lightly smear minify take to pieces vituperate cut down to size attack degrade demean rap do down bash flame pick holes in insult sell short contemn tear into speak badly of pull to pieces take down a peg censure libel spurn disgrace understate scorch blister lower downplay rip repudiate devalue take down lessen mudsling denounce despise blacken execrate blast laugh off laugh at impugn lambaste deplore brush aside poor mouth pooh pooh take a swipe at throw mud at look down on cheapen make little of sling mud at cut to the quick sneer put hooks in talk trash berate make fun of put away poormouth give comeuppance knock off high horse mistrust question take a dig at to denigrate find fault tear to pieces knock off debase write down bring down look down one's nose at take dim view of object not go for frown disapprove think little of discommend expostulate blame besmirch bag pummel speak evil of throw brickbats at monster gibe devaluate gird twit compromise jeer pummelled skewer scoff hammer lay into taunt squelch squash criticize unfairly shoot down sour grapes pillory rail against shoot full of holes spread lies about inveigh against reprehend reprobate fulminate against excoriate carp at anathematize cavil at disapprove of animadvert blacken the name of stigmatize stigmatise give a bad name scandalize give black eye sully the reputation of rip up blacken the character of scandalise bad mouth disregard complain snipe at hit rail rebuff hold forth against come down on tear to shreds stain mark down do a number on take swipe at take away throw stones at blot reproach underemphasize de-emphasize miscalculate miscarry set no store by disesteem reduce set little store by rate too low think too little of not do justice to gloss over do an injustice to not do justice be wrong about shrug off hold up to scorn turn up your nose at wipe treat with contempt sniff at slam-dunk wave aside express contempt undermine offend brand miff zing spatter loathe slap in the face skin alive cut up kick in the teeth give a black eye blemish chop push blow off insinuate cap hit where one lives detest abhor hate abominate dislike find intolerable neglect feel contempt for disrelish shrink from renounce not be able to bear not be able to stomach not be able to stand be allergic to feel contempt wipe out look down nose at eschew jeer at regard with contempt heap scorn on have a down on shun be repelled by have no use for humble discountenance fault clamor against find fault with underplay soft-pedal tone down treat as unimportant weaken disfavor backbite disfavour look askance at brush off dishonour dishonor belie make nothing of treat something lightly subordinate play something down back-bite moderate soften tarnish whitewash discourage deemphasize mitigate villainize tell lies about lie about put zingers on drag through the mire run a smear campaign against cast a slur on cast slur on fling mud at demonise demonize object to ignore extenuate decrease qualify withdraw frown on reprove temper minimalize shock disgust outrage think wrong be against not support rebuke horrify appal disclaim disown discard take exception to not believe in show displeasure not take kindly to take a dim view of make light cut rate take away from oppose negate remonstrate against chastise express a poor opinion of remonstrate be hostile towards affront sicken repel revolt nauseate subtract from tell someone to get lost appall displease raise an cast aside give offence to cause a few raised eyebrows amongst raise eyebrows amongst dismay blackguard blackball cause raised eyebrows lampoon embarrass pass on give someone the brush-off look right through someone give the cold shoulder to sweep aside cold-shoulder

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To register or make a record of
record register list enter catalog inscribe index catalogue enrol slate schedule enroll file log note book chronicle post minute mark insert docket put on record set down take down jot down note down write down document report tabulate chart enumerate put on file put on paper make an inventory of mark down put in writing diarize make a note of write engross enlist detail transcribe put in put down on paper copy commit to paper keep a note of keep details write in pick up preserve keep account take notes keep information matriculate submit lodge alphabetize include scan audit keep a record of keep account of keep a tab on keep track of keep details of check trace track categorize rank place group sort inventory peg put down for specialize put down as categorise tab specialise classify bill affix poll inventorize add key fill out input plan type indicate show key in introduce inject timetable arrange organize programme reserve time program set up sew up card set get on line diary appoint pencil in slot in write in one's book make arrangements for fix a time for organise line up engage order class grade systematize range codify assort systematise rate assign systemize label compartmentalize distinguish pigeonhole distribute designate compartmentalise separate compartment typecast brand digest relegate break down lay out methodize marshal marshall tag dispose coordinate characterize array compile allot bracket characterise structure specify regiment position fix allocate draw up put in order put divide regard identify set out triage regulate define gage score button down sort out gauge evaluate denominate stamp describe manage consider formulate name figure size collocate slot collate correlate assemble standardize valuate line control value adapt shape prioritize code size up standardise adjust sequence put away settle judge establish prioritise reckon straighten out term typify nominate archive tabularize stand stereotype clepe stage mete appropriate apportion title itemize accession graduate present summarize put in place bias allineate stagger itemise condense collect sticker summarise put a label on estimate calculate guess call suppose conjecture make hold appraise assess part account gather together regroup focus organize systematically colligate subcategorize portion reclassify put together recategorize bring together choreograph administrate load align store capture neaten pattern streamline tidy prepare frame phase direct design normalise regularize regularise normalize formalise conduct right formalize space locate commit table process put to rights set in order keyboard enter data type in feed in constitute mould take stock take inventory fit consolidate compose tailor harmonize fashion mold construct harmonise combine straighten put straight knock into shape whip into shape lick into shape segregate ticket consign stratify match number put into sets rank out take one's measure

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To forcefully or violently subdue
crush suppress quell quash squash subdue repress extinguish squelch annihilate defeat silence dismiss reject crack down on snuff out stamp out clamp down on slap down put an end to check end kill overcome abolish destroy put a stop to wipe out stifle curb get rid of stop terminate eliminate demolish conquer nip in the bud extirpate eradicate quench thwart clobber finish beat put the kibosh on blot out overwhelm remove inhibit exterminate arrest put the lid on scotch put out expunge weed out overpower frustrate vanquish control rout halt obliterate wreck devastate ruin sit on abate overthrow subjugate snow under erase stem deaden block out cut off do away with liquidate shut down smash rein in crack down rub out shatter raze banish stamp something out queer censure blow clamp down bring to screeching halt put an stop to torpedo hinder pour cold water on gain mastery over throttle throw cold water on limit gain control over cancel wipe from the face of the earth efface exsect clean up root out black out sweep away excise cut out uproot keep down clam cut short close up choke off settle say nothing censor dumb dull oppress swamp whelm prostrate overmaster floor break quelch ice reduce strangle restrain discontinue cow triumph over bridle force down blow away grind down bring someone to their knees bear down on constrain contain trample bottle dominate spike overturn clamp shush interrupt bury obscure master trample on drive underground govern smother moderate keep inside hold in hold down keep in lessen tone down quieten down lick mellow damp soften keep a lid on keep the lid on hold in check get under control hold back keep in check diminish put lid on put kibosh on bring to naught beat down pulverize bring to an end pull down disrupt put paid to undo wipe off the map wipe off the face of the earth finish off vaporize wrack cream tear down take away upset take out nuke do in desolate decimate waste pulverise vaporise total scrunch trash squish dampen prevent muffle still block impede obstruct restrict mitigate decrease mute quieten allay bar blunt temper hamper assuage quiet retard alleviate withhold tranquilize stymie cushion soothe damp down lower ease tranquillize foil mollify regulate calm interfere with gag muzzle weaken take the edge off relieve cool hush discourage slow numb stall choke keep back forbid prohibit depress discipline palliate hold up bottle up benumb outlaw lull clog interdict curtail stay enjoin lighten debar baulk balk close slow down impair put a damper on proscribe shut up veto pipe down dummy up ban incapacitate hold disallow paralyse embargo paralyze blanket appease dash tame absorb fight back mask attenuate deter circumvent put a lid on occlude exclude pacify bring to a standstill drown do for criminalize catch jam dam placate soft-pedal tongue-tie congest stuff counter criminalise put the stopper on taboo stop up fill get the better of make illegal rein repulse decrease the volume clog up put a brake on bung up pull up compose plug up hold one's tongue order devitalize deny keep stun unnerve retain fetter choke back delay dispatch bring to a stop stupefy spoil cauterize stultify humble abase bring to a halt cramp nullify shake buffer handicap keep under control trammel staunch gentle anaesthetize bolster boycott forestall scupper sabotage plug neutralize cauterise avert anesthetize buttress intercept freeze put damper on barricade pull in preclude get a grip on checkmate oppose clot keep it down bung block up blockade fill up neutralise relax mess up hold off control strictly regiment draw up dry up screw up repel fetch up brake take the sting out stem the flow of place an embargo on stave off ward off stopper clam up stand in the way of hush-hush quiet down put a spoke in someone's wheel strike dumb hush one's mouth throw a spanner in the works of gum up turn down come down hard on chill gulp sate condemn cork desensitize hamstring slake best confine surmount estop cloud dish pillow get in the way of debrief overawe sedate suspend run down call a halt wrap up complete wind up conclude throw a monkey wrench in the works of prevail over chasten cool it dispel modify dilute help satisfy fix scrub sidetrack drop brace bring up can dispirit sap daze narcotize obtund torpefy drug hush up rise above lenify cripple chill out calm down settle down dampen down insulate pad seclude guard damage win against trouble ail dishearten demoralize deject dismay surfeit sweeten punish knock off desensitise render insensitive dullen pause gain control of reduce the effect of undermine bring to a close swallow detain waive tread sadden daunt enervate attack subvert salve becalm lullaby make nice bottleneck counteract contravene obviate scuttle snooker invalidate derail soak up pour oil on mortify rebuff cease ravage discomfit confound baffle perturb chagrin bother weary distress debilitate seal caulk constrict parry outwit rattle nobble measure rule tread on mar disable annul threaten slacken pace bite back refuse hold off on lay off keep hold of close out blank counterplot disappoint cross obturate weigh down demoralise bum out cast down close off choke up stanch pack jam up shut off harm bollix play for time stunt die squeeze dam up gibbet gunge up wring take wind out of sails foul up cause setback put end to put the mockers on silt up upset one's apple cart noose louse up put on hold refuse to pay put on back burner put on ice put on the shelf abort block off shut out stonewall cast a pall over break down break up resolve adjust let up simmer down slacken modulate comfort reconcile dispose console tune down balm solace ease up make up intrude on muck up dim exhaust etherize chloroform KO injure gas deprive consume tire dope reclaim bust shackle conceal push back reply beat off defend yourself retaliate fight off defend resist put up a fight riposte knock out lay out black water down put to sleep encumber hobble manacle hog-tie handcuff dissuade short-circuit embarrass indispose divert depreciate cut put out of order blackball disqualify faze bit sandbag ward tie up minimize make quiet ebb illegalize curse minimise hang up declare ineligible de-escalate manipulate manage organize systematize put off fend off put on brakes take the bite out ease off wind down close down ice out pass up pass by officially forbid declare illegal turn off make less intense methodize bring into line rule with a rod of iron keep a tight rein on systematise organise

Verb

To kill, especially of a suffering person or animal
euthanize kill put away put to sleep put out of its misery slaughter terminate exterminate slay take the life of murder assassinate execute eliminate destroy butcher waste croak wipe out knock off take out do away with whack top stiff put to death end the life of dispatch annihilate massacre eradicate decimate do in off ice finish off bump off make away with rub out cause the death of liquidate scrag smoke cut down dispose of blow away erase snuff do to death neutralize shoot down do for mow down polish off cut to pieces neutralise extirpate get get rid of silence obliterate end blackball nix guillotine carry off lynch down hit claim finish take someone's life immolate wax euthanatize rub someone out zap grease blot out snuff out knock someone off deep-six discard see the back of drop wipe from the face of the earth hang fell suffocate garrotte smite sacrifice crucify asphyxiate strangle garrote kill off send to the glue factory remove cancel abolish vaporise purge vaporize put an end to shoot extinguish give someone the works terminate with extreme prejudice put to the sword defeat chill dust off wipe off the face of the earth cool behead decapitate electrocute root out stamp out gun down send to the gas chambers stretch out quash take mutilate axe expunge ax overwhelm put paid to wipe off the map gas send to the chair stone to death dispense with blow someone's brains out send to the gas chamber put before a firing squad send to the gibbet string up send to the electric chair stab dust take care of nuke stun blast delete bowstring fry efface depopulate quell kill in cold blood carry out a sentence of death on ruin mass murder ethnically cleanse send to kingdom come clean up black out sweep away scratch sterilise exclude drag sterilize overcome take away discontinue stone overpower rout put a stop to clear away take down drag down worst nullify best put end to stick torture mangle maim beat vanquish murk send to the gallows devastate abort overturn annul overthrow do knife smother garotte bring down bring to an end stop banish administer the coup de grâce give the coup de grâce drive to the wall move in for the kill take off take a life abrogate invalidate knock out put out give something the chop knock something on the head get shot of cast out phase out drive out

Verb

To eat or consume as food
consume eat ingest partake of put away tuck away tuck in devour swallow gobble gulp gobble up gulp down chow down wolf down feed on scarf down polish off munch wolf bolt chomp guzzle scarf shift tuck into ingurgitate get one's laughing gear round eat up inhale scarf up toss down scoff down drink imbibe take in scoff down partake feast on swill graze on gollop snarf up mow down snarf hoover sink take gorge oneself on snack on snarf down gorge on stuff down stuff one's face with dispose of chow pig oneself on gorb gorge sup nibble stuff one's face neck cram in lap up manducate feed meal on snack drink up sip chew finish nosh gobble down champ cram down bolt down finish off demolish absorb dig in make short work of pack away make a pig of oneself gormandize get outside of attack digest have pig out on gormandise ruminate dispatch feed one's face peck at masticate engorge feast upon pork out on bite shovel down get stuck into cram munch on chomp on stuff slop glut raven stuff oneself with eat greedily eat hungrily taste grind dine englut murder fall to pig out banquet swig gnaw belt quaff lunch feast regale drop chugalug dispose junket breakfast crunch Hoover live on chumble gourmandize subsist on exist on chaw slosh have dinner binge-eat have supper chew up dine on stuff your face knock back lap kill eat heartily eat quickly guzzle down chow on wash up clean out touch finish up choke down assimilate swallow whole delve start eating spring rise burrow set about go for it commence drink in delight in beat toss destroy get down engulf toss off indulge overeat chew noisily overindulge swallow hurriedly stuff yourself with cram oneself with gourmandize on take over swallow up gluttonize jam pack cloy eat voraciously eat like a horse blimp out congest binge jade wash down fare refresh victual bevvy indulge in wine and dine bib bevy stuff yourself eat one's fill of fare sumptuously make a pig of oneself on binge on eat sumptuously eat to your heart's content overindulge in eat your fill supper live off depend on break bread eat out do lunch have breakfast have tea lunch on have lunch breakfast on thrive on tuck on eat between meals pick at triturate rely for nourishment on have as food tear gnaw on crunch on crush rip rend scrunch gum chavel squash bite on subsist graze fare on prey on rely on for nourishment take as nourishment sustain oneself of

Verb

(of an object) To put in a particular position or location
place put set set down lay down deposit position plant rest stand sit settle station situate leave stow lean arrange set out array stick dump bung park plonk pop plunk clap depose dispose emplace lay lay out plank down plop plunk down set up pose leave out posit fix prop drop shove plank repose throw down locate plump establish install instal fling down unload seat balance unlade lodge bear let fall flop flump support steady stash deploy store stuff put in ensconce post lock bestow introduce spread sit down roost drape embed put away prop up set in position put in position bring consign to concentrate plonk down plop down insert site base fit slip implant slide root tuck orient mount slot orientate put in place thrust align push range attach nestle load connect lie perch squat found enroot garrison inculcate instil instill stick in assign imbed infix entrench pop in moor detail erect put on duty hang sequence poise posture build lounge pitch reside dwell inhabit lower cast slot in outfit dig in rig turn face drop in wedge center ground hang one's hat centralize land press domiciliate centralise put down roots centre slap drive work implement furnish line institute imprint impress inseminate sow jam work in fling breed kit out rig out fit out tuck in secure join fasten set in place settle down fix up build in settle in bed in couple anchor link affix glue bind tie cement pin clamp bond nail consolidate ingrain bed lash bolt hitch screw intrench bend engrain catch stabilize clip solidify rigidify make fast congeal stiffen tack sow the seeds of stabilise tie down graft nail down stay put freeze to make permanent

Verb

To injure a person's dignity and self-respect
humiliate disgrace humble shame chasten debase degrade abase crush embarrass subdue discomfit mortify abash chagrin demean deflate denigrate cheapen discredit dishonour dishonor foul lower quash sink smirch squash bemean blister break discountenance own pan rip slam smear snub wither confound confuse downplay vanquish bring down show up take down make ashamed bring low cast down play down put to shame run down shoot down take down a peg tear down cause to feel small cause to lose face cut down to size make a fool of make someone eat crow make someone eat humble pie put out of countenance take down a peg or two take the wind out of someone's sails settle someone's hash belittle put someone in their place flatten devalue disparage cow reduce derogate defame sully stigmatize stain slander taint tarnish besmirch disconcert expose slur injure mudsling diminish insult besmear downgrade destroy decry detract disfavor demoralize ridicule stigmatise disfavour demoralise reflect badly on drag through the mud drag through the mire bring into disrepute bring shame upon put in a bad light show in a bad light knock down get the better of have the last laugh on blast floor curb vilify malign tame calumniate discipline restrain soften censure reproach soil afflict check repress compromise disesteem silence overcome upset squelch demote pull down put away strike dumb browbeat give a bad name pop one's balloon make eat dirt put one away disappoint cast aspersions on bring down a peg make one feel small cut to the quick put in your place do a hatchet job on annoy scorn contemn condescend despise detract from force to eat humble pie shoot down in flames ruin the reputation of pooh-pooh bring into disfavour blacken someone's name affront rattle faze fluster displease nonplus vex destroy someone's credibility damage someone's reputation deign horrify appal dis fix someone's wagon appall harass worry bad-mouth dispirit poor-mouth discourage dismay dishearten get one's comeuppance take the wind out debunk dash scandalize blacken corrupt prostitute spot pervert puncture balloon disregard deride desecrate defile disrespect blot scandalise attaint mock libel lessen deteriorate profane poison warp debauch harm vitiate canker deprave damage mar bastardize subvert brutalize spoil weaken dehumanize desensitize undermine let down easy lose face bring shame on dehumanise bastardise desensitise brutalise knock the stuffing out of kick in the teeth give a bad name to tar and feather bring shame to let wind out of sails give a black eye take the wind out of somebody's sails cut down lower the status of blemish stoop descend drag down subjugate reduce the status of blame depress crawl demolish brand disconsider disoblige cast a slur control let down take apart dump on depreciate betray minimize undervalue lower someone's status lower someone's dignity make uncomfortable make someone feel ashamed minimise take to bits take to pieces make lose face succumb sell out deny suppress be untrue to oneself beat down abandon one's principles punish lower oneself demean yourself lower yourself debase oneself be reduced be reduced to demean oneself debase yourself get under control cripple debilitate devaluate

Verb

To insult or put down, especially in a spiteful way
laugh at disparage ridicule scoff at sneer tease poke fun at belittle deride hoot jeer lampoon make fun of mock scoff taunt scorn gibe scout flout sneer at rally twit insult slight disdain satirize rag jeer at satirise contemn chaff rib banter pooh-pooh jibe at quiz fleer slam treat with contempt kid dis needle ride roast jive affront haze caricature sniff at jest flout at travesty hold up to ridicule rag on make sport of look down on hold in contempt take the piss out of heckle jibe torment skewer razz josh diss disrespect pillory despise shoot down detract pour scorn on pan burlesque jolly heap scorn on laugh cock a snook at poke mullock at run down send up take the mickey out of make jokes about knock hector dismiss offend provoke outrage bait goad snub reject hassle guy spurn parody jab dig high-hat snoot misprize mimic chiack slap blow raspberries at lout bother revile put on sledge jape be contemptuous about slur gibe at dump on abhor hate humiliate tantalize give a hard time raz cartoon crack turn up one's nose make a fool of deflate swipe at rank out make a game of decry sneeze at gird goof on tantalise snigger expose unmask give Bronx cheer turn your nose up at look down upon pull one's leg grin quip at underrate rail at laugh out of court be sarcastic about show up make a laughing-stock swipe show contempt for leer dump wind up sling off at wound undervalue make cutting remarks about be contemptuous of say contemptuously condemn turn up your nose curl one's lip at make a monkey out of make someone a laughing stock expose to ridicule laugh to scorn hold up to shame disregard chill look down your nose at be allergic to abominate look down nose at regard with contempt turn up one's nose at abuse joke treat contemptuously cut down discount catcall hiss interrupt boo annoy fun harass plague worry barrack pester harry shout disapproval shout down shout at badger slang irritate aggravate bedevil takeoff shuck smoke shout disapproval at comeback quip hiss at boo at hoot at blow raspberries whistle at snipe catcall at rot importune vex devil nudge gnaw beleaguer disturb spoof denigrate have on be at make a monkey of lead somebody on mess around dog pull someone's leg poke borak at sound pick on pull somebody's leg flirt with lead on snap call names poke fun vilify make a crack detract from rebuff shun snicker smile be scornful about be above spit on refuse refute piss over confute renounce avoid repudiate piss on defy trash do a number on curl your lip at consider beneath one turn nose up at turn up your nose at give the Bronx cheer to consider beneath you spit in the face of turn down turn back on spit in the eye of curl one's lip get at reproach criticise upbraid twitter criticize fool fool around wisecrack gag yuck yuk fool about have someone on pretend torture hound play a joke on joke with mess take the mickey hoax pull someone's chain show contempt play tricks mess about play a prank take off play a practical joke play the fool kid around play make fun frazzle persecute be facetious raspberry trick flip prank divert entertain buffoon irk nark gall play a practical joke on pun sally get pasquinade feign act sham fake thumb nose at amuse stay ridge bone nag anger squib disrupt play a trick on tear to pieces take a rise out of get a rise out of imitate make a joke of hack you off have a joke with hurl insults at entice titillate get on the nerves of be on the back of rail counterfeit take for a ride snicker at smile at snigger at get in the hair of slag off frolic gambol pull your leg disbelieve discredit discomfit bully rattle faze embarrass disconcert chivy clown around clown about fascinate lure allure intrigue excite tempt beguile make light of fleer at scout at lead up the garden path dig at baffle charm frustrate thwart bite one's thumb at put on an act make believe butt in make game of rot someone play a joke have somebody on play a trick put someone on tell somebody stories shout catcalls at muck around muck someone about keep hanging make mouth water make someone's mouth water keep someone hanging on

Verb

To condemn or criticize severely
censure condemn criticise criticize blame abuse castigate reprimand berate rebuke reproach reprove chastise attack carpet denounce knock slate admonish blast impugn lambaste pillory savage harangue revile bash crucify diss find fault with flame fulminate against hammer reprehend slam vilify cane pull apart remonstrate with roast scold take to task chide excoriate lay into monster rollick rubbish tear into upbraid bag bawl out bollock dis dispraise dress down fault haul over the coals objurgate pan pummelled pummel rate sail into slag slash take to pieces cut up slag off animadvert asperse backbite cavil contemn denigrate deprecate disapprove discipline disparage exprobate give someone a bad press give someone a roasting give someone hell have a go at incriminate judge lecture ostracise ostracize ream out rebuff remonstrate scorn chew out give a rocket give someone a rollicking read the riot act carp at get after give someone a bollocking look askance pick apart rap over the knuckles read out slap on the wrist tear apart tear off a strip tell off tear a strip off trash lambast vituperate flay malign scathe jump on rail against belabor bad-mouth belabour skewer assail pull to pieces pick holes in lace into potshot reprobate run down inveigh against cast aspersions on blister slur come down on give a bad press to derogate baste pour scorn on rap throw brickbats at maul pick to pieces disapprove of besmirch lash carp call down rail at rag jaw arraign nitpick about scorch vituperate against trim sledge cavil at let someone have it tongue-lash decry tick off pitch into belittle animadvert on chasten skin hit out at keelhaul ream wig score row nit-pick pull up find fault cut down rant at give a talking-to give someone a dressing-down give someone a telling-off give someone an earful slap down give someone a caning give someone a wigging give someone a mouthful give someone a row rake over the coals give someone what for give someone a rating denunciate give flak to nag at bag on give some stick to pass strictures upon take apart shoot down rip go for the jugular do down take down pick at scoff at jump down one's throat give someone some stick put on the mat slap someone's wrist send someone away with a flea in their ear lampoon insult fustigate ridicule depreciate punish slight slander defame rail whip calumniate beat traduce smear libel nag curse taunt tear to pieces give something a bad press dump on skin alive do a number on slang give something a battering do a hatchet job on nitpick throw shade blow up at criticize severely go on at get at tear to shreds give a black eye give the business blow up take someone to task nitpick over take to the woodshed light into shout at cuss out lay down the law jump all over find lacking refute deride badmouth satirize fulminate argue with assault verbally clobber satirise scourge zap slug fluff hit slog correct disagree with penalize exprobrate thrash flog pile in scarify drub penalise start on start in complain about take on deplore cut to bits detract from jump on one's case bite someone's head off snap someone's head off give bad press shellac anathematize execrate chew jeer at throw shade at jump down someone's throat talk something down proscribe name frame pronounce adjudge charge destroy give someone a carpeting eat out criticize hatefully give one hell weigh into give someone bondi tax rap someone the knuckles drag over the coals lay out lean on jeer send up put away lash out at thumbs down on pin it on point finger at hang something on blow whistle on send up the river lay at one's door pass judgment think badly of stick it to climb all over express disapprobation express disapprobation of offend snipe minimize discount deflate browbeat oppress persecute injure be rude to call names miscall ride zing minimise blow off trash-talk hose swear at cut to the quick stigmatize vilipend discredit take down a peg or two put someone in their place speak evil of spread lies about debase blacken caution threap recriminate mistreat blacken the name of bring into disrepute cuss dig caluminate voodoo speak ill of sully the reputation of throw mud at jinx demonize conduct a smear campaign against blacken the reputation of mudsling objurate expostulate drag through the mud stigmatise give a bad name demonise preach rag on tear down rip up yell at have someone on the carpet bring to book keep after put a whammy on give a piece of one's mind rip into call on the carpet rave at check talk to call over the coals accuse call to account monish come down hard on lesson speak to throw the book at deal with let fly warn visit rake trounce jawbone growl lam into complain protest wade into let fly at strongly criticize draw the line come down on like a ton of bricks slap on wrist rap on knuckles give a going over tell a thing or two express disapproval of take somebody to task declaim against take issue with mete out punishment to reprimand severely pull someone up round on recompense attask spank skelp ferule sort out brand moralise moralize lash out adjure advise counsel set upon fry oppose harass rank on give going-over speak dress-down rake over coals cudgel slap strike smother rap someone's knuckles dishonor dishonour disgrace ding notice glue forewarn hoist give piece of mind criticize harshly despise jack up sit on lash into have words give tongue-lashing give somebody a piece of one's mind lay on give comeuppance sound off give a tongue-lashing rap across the knuckles severely reprimand tear someone a new one give someone a dressing down give someone a telling off bring to account have words with reject give someone stick carp on call to task point the finger at explode go after take down a peg blacken someone's reputation cast a slur on give the devil criticize strongly be hard on teach a lesson make an example of pick on send someone away with a flea in his lower the boom give the dickens have your knife in give a hard time get on burn one's ears prosecute declaim burst out give an injunction to give someone a ticking-off run something down impeach show up indict charge with afflict repress soften try suppress subjugate keep nothing back erupt with anger tuck into dig into assault have a word with talk with rile give vent to one's emotions lose one's temper with give free rein to one's emotions make a protest to cry down tie into beat up on bark at thunder against rage against expostulate about protest strongly at remonstrate about challenge rant object thunder make a fuss about make a stand against kick up a fuss about object to raise objections to vociferate kick make a protest against fume complain vociferously about disagree violently with oppose strongly put up a fight against kick up a stink about inveigh kick against complain bitterly about take a stand against speak out against kick up take great exception to sentence handicap amerce hit with mulct impose penalty imprison fine dock award a penalty against exact a penalty from impose a penalty on put at disadvantage inflict a penalty on impose a sentence on slap with inflict handicap

Verb

Express vehement protest
fulminate rage criticise criticize denounce thunder censure rant protest rail curse declaim execrate fume berate blast castigate condemn decry excoriate flame inveigh storm vilify vituperate animadvert arraign attack bluster disparage diss huff lambaste protest against rave reprobate spout upbraid denunciate rail against speak out tear into intimidate make a stand menace take a stand animadvert upon mouth off about vociferate about go on about inveigh against swear at kick up a fuss about kick up a stink about rant and rave make a fuss about abuse scold revile vociferate expostulate about kick oppose strongly protest strongly at express disapproval of complain vociferously about disagree violently with orate harangue perorate discourse protest strongly expostulate make a protest mouth off rant about rage against thunder against fulminate against declaim against criticize severely remonstrate about challenge bawl out tongue-lash whip take issue with chew out jaw take a stand against complain speak out against kick up object make a stand against raise objections to object to rate kick against put up a fight against objurate complain bitterly about take great exception to make a protest against blame pillory knock slate slam deprecate reprehend denigrate dis asperse carp at pan reprimand reproach rebuke reprove chastise carpet admonish impugn savage find fault with crucify hammer bash roast pull apart remonstrate with cane take to task rubbish monster chide rollick lay into bag slag pummel dress down take to pieces haul over the coals sail into dispraise objurgate bollock fault slash slag off cut up discipline exprobate give someone hell scorn judge pummelled backbite read the riot act rebuff get after tear off a strip incriminate lecture cavil disapprove tear a strip off give someone a rollicking remonstrate tell off give someone a bollocking slap on the wrist have a go at pick apart ostracise rap over the knuckles give a rocket tear apart give someone a roasting give someone a bad press contemn ostracize read out look askance ream out derogate discredit run down rap belittle depreciate deplore detract discount anathematize dismiss vilipend minimize trash-talk bad-mouth poor-mouth trash traduce cavil at diminish disapprove of opprobriate snipe at calumniate cry down lower take swipe at underestimate malign do a hatchet job on minimise take away dump on hold forth against come down on throw stones at undervalue devalue pull to pieces disgrace talk down underrate downgrade mark down hit play down kiss off write off tear to shreds cast aspersions on do a number on defame

Verb

Rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully
snub slight cut humiliate cold-shoulder insult rebuff affront disdain scorn stiff stiff-arm ignore repulse spurn blank brush off high-hat humble mortify shame misprize scout treat disrespectfully boycott burr censure chill coldshoulder cool cut dead disregard duck freeze out ice neglect offend ostracise ostracize rebuke scold scratch shun slur snob swank upstage knock back act cool give someone the brush-off give the cold shoulder ice out pass up take no notice of give someone the go-by give the brush give the brushoff kick in the teeth look coldly upon give someone a slap in the face put the chill on not give time of day keep at arm's length look right through someone reject dismiss repudiate decline refuse snout tell someone where to get off turn down repel steer clear of send to Coventry give the bum's rush balk at look past make unwelcome turn up one's nose jilt contemn avoid sneer at scoff at turn nose up at look down on sneeze at treat with contempt hold in contempt turn your nose up at bilk ditch stay clear of deny check stay shy of give the runaround turn back on turn away from have no part in stand aloof from discourage resist have no part of not touch have nothing to do with shy from give a wide berth keep your distance from body-swerve keep clear of fight shy of keep away from recoil from leave alone palm off give a wide berth to shrink from shy away from shake off oppose disallow chide cross reprove beat off put off fend off stave off push back send away hold off tell off ward off not hear of keep at bay lash out at keep at a distance put in one's place turn one's back on give the cold shoulder to reluct snoot pretend not to see turn your back on look straight through give a pain drive away sniff at shut out hand someone the frozen mitt look down upon turn deaf ear to make light of show disrespect for show disrespect blink at shrug off

Verb

Kill an animal, especially an old or badly injured one, painlessly (used euphemistically)

Verb

To defeat, to overcome
vanquish best trounce quash worst beat hollow clobber conquer defeat utterly hammer lick paste pound pulverise pulverize subdue subjugate thrash be victorious over cane crucify demolish destroy drub annihilate beat crush defeat dominate flatten massacre murder overcome overpower overwhelm pacify quell repress rout slaughter stuff subject subordinate tank cream get the better of humble overturn own reduce shellac skunk slam subvert surmount trample win a resounding victory over blow out bring someone to their knees triumph over walk all over bear down give someone a drubbing give someone a hiding make mincemeat of take to the cleaners turn inside out wipe the floor with blow out of the water master suppress tame break overthrow dispatch stop get upend overmatch take overbear trim triumph gain ascendancy over beat down prevail over win against get around bring to knees do down shut down overrun extinguish drop chasten get the upper hand over gain the upper hand over get the upper hand undo foil checkmate thwart circumvent whip trash frustrate outwit total zap confound discomfit override throw overmaster enslave rise above hegemonize succeed over colonize tyrannize oppress trample underfoot wipe off map run rings around put someone in their place coerce underyoke force bring to heel compel rule enthrall enthral colonise gain control of tyrannise gain mastery over rule over hold sway bring under the yoke kick around reel back in keep under thumb hold sway over marmalize wallop whomp give someone a pasting wax bury smoke blow away smother whup whop skin whap smash dust tromp kill bomb pommel wipe out snow under flog lambaste swamp work over run rings round give a drubbing to pip at the post put away walk over torpedo outplay outmaneuver outmanoeuvre bust deck upset floor tan knock out edge out KO bash beat up outdo steamroll whack outclass ruin sink whitewash slay edge route obliterate outrun outjump shipwreck flax outflank butcher outhit decimate ambush entrap bulldoze hide plow under belt blast nose out spank maul batter thump bludgeon thresh take it all put paid to finish off run roughshod over mow down win a victory over leather buffet pummel baste roll whale slog bring to ruin take to cleaners roll back put an end to do curry waste take a stick to chastise rough up punish pummelled mess up pwn strike pick apart bung up outstrip humiliate outsmart surpass top muller steamroller settle finish turn something inside out do in raze to the ground knock off larrup run circles around mop up take apart knock the stuffing out of dispose of win lather make a fool of cook one's goose fix one's wagon wipe off the mat defeat heavily get one up on gain the advantage over level raze unbuild take down outfight put in the shade take care of shoot down unseat shut out drive off beat back put to flight cut to pieces clean up on put to rout throw back in confusion blow out of water pull down tear down

Verb

Quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of
pacify appease placate assuage conciliate mollify propitiate still soothe compose content silence calm allay moderate quiet soften ameliorate calm down crush disarm gentle quell quieten tame chasten relax repress subdue con cool dulcify grease lull mitigate pacificate qualify relieve soft-pedal square stroke sweeten temper tranquillize tranquilize make peace with butter up fix up impose peace upon lay back make peace restore harmony to smooth over bury the hatchet clear the air with smooth someone's ruffled feathers kiss and make up put the lid on take the edge off settle ease palliate alleviate salve becalm lullaby comfort lighten reconcile lessen humour reduce satisfy humor win over settle down deaden abate balm quieten down diminish dull check cool off tone down pour oil on take the sting out control sedate help resolve anesthetize hush quiet down anaesthetize cheer reassure weaken console steady square off modify dilute smooth restrain blunt chill out attenuate damp gladden cushion assure slacken contain make up solace lift modulate play up to improve unwind make nice please cool out drug dope take it easy simmer down soften up extenuate stupefy hearten charm stifle uplift condole mellow knock out decrease put at rest bewitch captivate curb patch things up regulate put out put under untrouble unburden bolster elevate encourage succor quench make calm stabilize cheer up free succour pour oil on troubled waters suppress smother lenify hold in stabilise defuse give solace to bring comfort to cure buoy up meliorate nurse doctor smooth down take the bite out put at ease adjust let up tranquillise attend to take the sting out of come to terms with atone make amends to quash shut down ally heal slake address collect dampen fall cease get control of benumb numb lower rein ease up dispose tune down get a grip on kill sugar the pill rock to sleep ease off dispel subside fill surfeit dissipate banish dismiss take the edge admix put a stop to put an end to loosen make matters up eliminate destroy render insensible make less sensitive make inactive revamp monkey around with take the bite out of transmogrify fine tune switch make reasonable accede to somebody's demands put a lid on re-collect remit put to rest drive away drive off chase away loosen up reduce something administer opiates to administer narcotics to administer drugs to release pleasure delight gratify make less uptight put under sedation give a sedative to put to sleep make less tense lighten up make better set right add sugar candy-coat make sweet make more appealing add sweetening slack desensitise desensitize pad demilitarise neutralize take the heat save neutralise smooth out damp down demilitarize cripple rescue recover clear the air loose restrict rejoice warm suit constrain commute excuse mince break chillax cool down chill regain one's composure restrain oneself get hold of oneself hose down compose oneself control oneself keep cool cool it go easy pull in one's horns rest tickle suffice feast gas enrapture thrill indulge glad temperate sugarcoat keep in check give condolences to boost lighten burden reanimate support empathize with commiserate with envigorate revitalise make one feel at ease enliven give sympathy to quiet fears sympathize with buck up revitalize besoothe invigorate inspirit make well give a lift to condole with commiserate reduce the force of run interference for promote disburden clear the way assist make easier speed untighten expedite aid forward disengage let up on open the door facilitate speed up relent further simplify keep under control narcotize play down meet halfway agree with make happy persuade unruffle zonk convert settle your nerves administer a tranquillizer to administer a sedative to settle something's nerves give respite to settle one's nerves urge fascinate enchant attract convince unarm allure coax beguile seduce set at ease put off guard undermine someone's resistance win the affection of muffle extinguish de-escalate sate overcome dwindle downsize deplete mute minimize curtail depress impair drop downscale ebb remedy minimise buffer wind down throw cold water on put a damper on pour cold water on satiate stop degrade depreciate cut erode taper wane treat absorb remove dent shrink slow fade thin diffuse make less cauterize knock down upraise cut down disintegrate rehabilitate peter out cauterise obtund dampen down tail off take a load off contract decrement pipe down paralyse attend fulfil mask nourish dulcorate honey sugar cut back wear away roll back wear down take sting out disempower fix discourage make weaker paralyze gruntle sap deter explain fulfill blanket limit inhibit dash squelch rectify narrow subjugate insulate buttress seclude guard water down get rid of stamp out rise above mend hebetate disable undermine enfeeble debilitate cut off choke off cloud make smaller refresh crumble relaxed reduce the effect of discount prune make less intense put damper on clear up dial down truncate abridge slash iron out sort out make lighter decline recede patch up brighten protect against pare down counteract put to rights sink punctuate vary defend against shield against disencumber empty levitate take uplight change shift jettison eradicate unload pall liss interrupt safeguard against prevent break up bring respite to bring an end to make bearable rehab medicate restore drop away die down die out phase down die away rachet down taper off fall away drop off grow less ratchet down drain away reduce weight put off throw out pour out amend take load off cleanse make something bearable dose better disperse bring aid bring aid to treat successfully make whole restore to health minister to make healthy dissolve vanish disappear scatter evaporate evanesce dematerialize disband squander disassemble melt away clear out be dispelled spread melt into thin air run dry

Verb

To give up, surrender, or yield (e
lay down surrender cede deliver give up relinquish render yield cough up hand over turn in turn over finish with lay aside let fall put aside set down set aside deposit put to one side part with abdicate waive abandon renounce resign transfer concede sacrifice let go of give in give give away leave submit give over commit forfeit forgo grant remit capitulate sign away fold deliver up let go come across with back down make over throw in the towel confer assign fork out consign fork up pass delegate hand vest entrust trust intrust transmit relegate convey fork over lose relent succumb shed forsake bequeath lay down your arms cast off give up the struggle sign over hand in yield up give way admit defeat knuckle under throw in the sponge show the white flag cave in accept defeat drop defer raise the white flag concede defeat commend forswear present render up give back repose recommend confide dispense bow give oneself over fall victim lay down arms fold up break buckle be conquered quit suffer defeat budge be beaten come to terms be overcome be overwhelmed indulge cry quits resign yourself call it quits climb down pay out pay pay with prostitute withgo be deprived of sacrifice something eschew spare kiss goodbye do without be stripped of say goodbye to go without pass up kiss goodbye to cast aside leave behind betray forego shell out settle up dish out lay out pay up supply provide furnish find feed step down from step aside from abnegate vouchsafe communicate allow abalienate accord remise pass on pony up ante up come up with make with stump up foot the bill fall defray the cost of acquiesce wave the white flag put up white flag crumble pack it in toss it in buckle under discard cast repudiate forbear desert ditch dump withdraw opt out take the oath cut loose let pass take the pledge stand down turn down quit cold turkey drop out let go by kiss good-bye swear off drop like hot potato

Verb

Disturb the composure of
discountenance confuse discomfit disconcert abash embarrass nonplus faze fluster unsettle discompose disorient disturb perplex perturb rattle unnerve agitate baffle bewilder dismay ruffle shake upset worry confound discombobulate distract humiliate mortify shame take aback throw catch off balance chagrin gravel throw off balance psych out put out of countenance make someone scratch their head put someone off their stride put someone off their stroke cause to be at a stand set someone back on their heels bother flurry distress disquiet trouble annoy vex get to puzzle discomfort unhinge put off alarm frustrate undo bug muddle demoralize demoralise horrify appal dumbfound crush concern irritate flummox harass appall ail psych frazzle fuss derail alarum distemper hagride irk shake up freak out stir up weird out daunt discourage frighten surprise sadden hassle disappoint afflict displease plague demean mystify make uneasy exercise addle pester pother spook depress disarrange deflate make nervous make waves give a hard time dishearten scare startle dispirit shock grieve humble unman panic abase make uncomfortable offend hurt discredit disgrace throw off anger wound degrade fret peeve dishonour own subdue dishonor torment miff chill put out let down make self-conscious make ashamed show up needle disorder flip craze indispose work up debilitate foul up break rattle one's cage get at tick off pick on knock sideways throw into a tizzy make a scene cast down knock for six put to shame make someone eat humble pie take down a peg take the wind out of someone's sails throw into a tizz put into a flap take down bring low exasperate discommode aggravate excite heat hurry make anxious make fretful bustle gnaw at unbalance disorientate put on edge fuddle affect befuddle bamboozle throw into tizzy dash worst hinder balk disillusion paralyse terrify send into a spin take by surprise baulk make someone laugh out of the other side of their mouth put off his or her stride make someone laugh on the other side of their face astonish dizzy disenchant affright disgruntle pain snafu paralyze terrorize terrorise stop someone in their tracks upset apple cart screw up mess up fill with consternation louse up muck up affront catch somebody off balance catch somebody unawares cause someone to lose their composure mix up give a turn put the wind up oppress torture rack stress deject undermine anguish curse harry hound try agonize ridicule belittle weaken injure nag strain sap nit-pick agonise strap tantalise aggrieve prick push dog tantalize desolate harrow martyr deter intimidate enfeeble cause anguish to cause suffering to make awkward get one's comeuppance take the wind out eat at arouse anxiety in make it tough for weigh on make miserable cut up burn up do a number on be on one's case make wretched push buttons devitalize cow enervate stun tease disempower hang up jumble knock the stuffing out of send up disorganize snarl blow out damp disparage blow up unzip dampen unglue take apart take steam out cripple catch one short debase chasten give a bad time make a monkey of put in a spot put in a hole put on the spot denigrate sink smirch foul lower cheapen squash quash snub smear slam bemean pan blister wither rip vanquish downplay expose trap outsmart outwit trick make a fool of run down play down cause to feel small make someone eat crow bring down settle someone's hash take down a peg or two shoot down tear down cause to lose face cut down to size fox outfox play trip inconvenience wrong-foot catch on the hop catch out nark turn sicken incapacitate cramp floor flip out fire up wind up egg on get across turn on hack off get someone lay up bum out key up rock the boat give someone grief get on someone's wick hurt somebody's feelings petrify astound outrage awe provoke scandalize amaze weigh down stupefy burden scandalise daze disgust jolt overwhelm gall repel browbeat stagger scare to death fright scarify bowl over nauseate throw cold water on strike terror into flabbergast revolt scare the bejesus out of dissatisfy pour cold water on insult get down bully put a damper on scare stiff pique overawe put the fear of God into scare the living daylights out of derange nettle buffalo bulldoze consternate disoblige scare witless chafe benumb fill with fear beat down jar make despondent blow away throw into a panic scare the pants off give someone the blues make sad scare someone out of their wits throw into a blue funk cut to the quick make downhearted badger rile bemuse hector overcome devastate make someone's hair stand on end weigh heavily on move rock traumatize antagonize dumfound bedevil leave open-mouthed leave aghast beset antagonise thunderstrike break one's heart give someone goose pimples sting strike dumb traumatise electrify persecute lie heavy on numb make unhappy make your hair stand on end gross out make gloomy frighten the life out of deaden give offence to turn one off throw a curve do someone's head in infuriate madden disincline make dejected overpower destabilize rouse disburb stiff shatter weary dragoon embitter stump tyrannize beat arouse impress befog down destabilise zing scare away dull bludgeon despair get scare off curdle the blood give someone the heebie-jeebies make teeth chatter dampen the spirits of make someone fed up beleaguer strong-arm dazzle chill to the bone make blood run cold knock out frighten to death mau-mau tyrannise 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 dampen spirits bring one down cause anxiety 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 cast a gloom upon bring tears to your eyes pull the rug from under mess with someone's head 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 thwart dehydrate castrate geld desiccate lobotomize incite inflame preoccupy blind sour distress greatly incommode cast a shadow frenzy flutter suppress subjugate stifle cause disquiet to transfix hustle disarm tangle stimulate quicken occupy intrude tire interfere complicate unquiet press deplore smother diminish squelch make dispirited make crestfallen blind someone with something make restless break the heart of unstring ferment boggle tax freeze put off one's stroke threaten menace dement displace rummage disarray disrupt ride uncalm throw into panic cause anxiety make discontented drive mad drive crazy immobilize ventilate examine 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 besiege blur paralyse with fear cast a gloom on surprize occupy someone's thoughts prey on someone's mind put chill on immobilise disengage uncouple unfasten separate unhitch disconnect detach freeze your blood set back slight get in the way take one's breath away spring something on strike with awe cause wonder blow someone's mind render speechless importune test knock props out make your flesh creep strike fear into scare the pants off of bear down on damp down throw into confusion make flip bug up get the wind up dash hopes victimize give someone the hump touch strike tear dun goad be incense throw into a fright chill to the marrow knock the wind out of coerce dash the hopes of throw into uproar throw into disorder throw a pall over dump on inflict trauma hurt one's feelings do in deeply upset hit like a ton of bricks harsh one's mellow 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 shatter the illusions of burst one's bubble sweat out be a great weight on blackjack drive insane dis