Đồng nghĩa của reject

Alternative for reject

rejects, rejected, rejecting

Đồng nghĩa: bar, cast off, decline, discard, dispose of, eliminate, exclude, expel, refuse, throw away,

Trái nghĩa: accept,

Verb

To refuse or be unwilling to allow or grant
decline refuse deny forbid negative veto block disallow disapprove dismiss interdict nix prevent prohibit reprobate revoke spurn discountenance oppose pass rebuff repudiate withhold deselect turn down negate knock back not grant pass on rule out say no to give something a miss give the thumbs down to throw out give the red light to pass up shoot down balk at throw over give thumbs down to abandon renounce abjure give up avoid forgo shun eschew forsake relinquish forswear drop retract withdraw renege refrain from stop recant disown dispense with kick abstain from set aside repeal abnegate disavow quit desert waive turn one's back on abdicate shirk discontinue do without quash snub surrender ignore yield overrule disclaim turn away from sacrifice cease steer clear of desist repulse forbear rescind reverse nullify abstain annul defect refrain cede apostatize tergiversate break off swear off desist from kill rule against jack in leave cut out blackball take back squash declare null and void give a wide berth to say no unsay cancel foreswear demur neglect finish defeat hand over invalidate countermand overturn oust recoil from shrink from disregard overthrow pass by disinherit wash your hands of override disaffirm remove not accept baulk at abrogate cast off void suspend renege on opt out vacate escape withhold from turn cast aside have nothing to do with pack in down disacknowledge put an end to leave off brush aside go back on strike down put aside sell out fall away from change sides miss scorn withgo turn over preclude sign away abolish say ‘no’ to gainsay outvote end discard go without demur at dissolve disdain dump shy from recall disannul discount cut cut off null rat abate do away with abscond tergiverse halt forego undo hold back revolt terminate obliterate rebel opt out of go depart decamp send one's regrets shake one's head forbear from have nothing more to do with check curb wash one's hands of give the thumbs down fight shy of hold off put a stop to not touch supersede roll back turn away turn your back on turn traitor run out walk out on pull out go over turn coat shift ground go over the fence break faith rat on decide against refuse to have anything to do with absolve yourself begrudge concede deny oneself let pass vote down let go by miss out on alter give the brush-off to skip overlook divert pass something up fail to take advantage of not hear of make null and void change your mind not heed restrict stonewall disgorge stopper stymie fetter not take advantage of quitclaim stop oneself elude scrap leave alone vitiate resist the temptation to inhibit restrain arrest interrupt resist keep ban bag it step down from withdraw from deliver up bail out step aside from ditch obviate chop axe backtrack on duck dodge evade shy shake finesse scape scrub annihilate torpedo deracinate call back subvert sit out take the pledge be temperate go on the wagon avoid doing not do take the cure proscribe outlaw ax get rid of repel bar embargo throw off protest knock out finish off do in give something the chop knock something on the head wipe out boycott resign stay clear of let well enough alone weasel out of have no truck with shy away from keep clear of get around shuffle out of stray backslide remit postpone defer censure burn dissent place an embargo on delay grant table reserve stay allow shelve prorogue break brush off conclude thumbs down put down throw away refuse permission to can divest turn from hold out protest at give thumbs down not go for turn deaf ear to jib at not buy refuse to receive not budge on send off not care for draw the line at exclude disaffiliate bereave hold up exheridate evict deprive dispossess replace kick the habit quit cold prevent oneself from let up not give in to cease to indulge in stop oneself from lay off pack up knock off restrain oneself from lay off of prevent yourself from keep off keep from give over kick over call it quits supplant displace put off put the kibosh on disprofess change allegiances revolt against secede from go over to the enemy back out go AWOL change loyalties be apostate take a walk dishonor shed lay aside default banish flush dishonour cast refuse to take advantage of be against break with look down one's nose at bleep leave penniless usurp relieve unseat displant succeed substitute cut off without a cent cut off without a penny cut out of will have no more truck with fill blue pencil black out render null and void render invalid give the red light step into the shoes of crowd out overtake take over substitute for supplement come after outplace take over from take the place of outmode surpass fly in the face of

Verb

To declare to be untrue
deny refute controvert disaffirm disclaim repudiate challenge contest contradict disavow disown negate negative oppose counter disallow disconfirm forswear gainsay disagree with declare untrue shoot down rebut dispute renounce disprove contravene disacknowledge retract abjure discredit abandon impugn confute abnegate revoke recant debunk quash cross traverse shoot down in flames shoot full of holes discard eschew forsake cast off renege cast aside break disbelieve rebuff give up argue contend crush refuse to acknowledge debate squelch explode cancel reverse invalidate question dissent from argue against brush aside call into question withsay tear down disagree counteract cancel out show up resist combat fight exclude spurn blow sky high declare to be untrue take a stand against give thumbs down to surrender dismiss relinquish annul argue with naysay withstand fly in the face of refuse renig welsh confront dare withspeak buck undermine differ drop out thumbs down call in question say the opposite of refuse to accept have bone to pick take on weasel out of wash hands of worm out of backpedal nullify go back on word take back disinherit curb ban begrudge restrain forgo taboo doubt prevent block sacrifice forbid ditch drop cut off take exception to call on say no to enjoin from keep back turn thumbs down stand in the way not buy hold back violate examine address query moot infringe end relations with send packing altercate answer canvass bandy breach canvas wrangle silence convict evert expose parry top burn overthrow pettifog cut off without a penny refuse to recognize divorce oneself from transgress disobey defy turn your back on wash your hands of have nothing more to do with prove wrong contend over prove false argue about object to fracture offend traduce thwart flout infract burn down dispose of reply to pick a bone dissent against quibble over pick an argument with prove to be wrong hammer away at argue the pros and cons of show to be wrong bandy words concerning quibble about show to be false wonder about put up argument differ with take issue with protest against have an argument about prove to be false agitate against blow out of the water hinder overstep interfere with fail to comply with disregard interpose encroach intrude trespass fail to observe conflict with go against transgress against offend against interfere belie give the lie to drive a coach and horses through oppugn knock the bottom out of confound demolish falsify be at odds with make a nonsense of assail attack run counter to impeach quarrel with stand up to blow sky-high criticize be against obstruct be anti knock check be hostile to repel weaken pick holes in criticise fight against be in opposition to disapprove of battle overturn bust put up a fight against blow up be at variance with face down put down set aside fault frustrate condemn censure impede balk impune prove unsound compromise find fault with retort duel respond deceive backtalk clash with baulk complain about cavil at find lacking defeat vanquish subvert be inconsistent with deflect bring to naught knocks props out from under shut up call in throw out knock props out poke holes in find unfounded shoot holes in knock bottom out of carp at render null and void puncture betray ridicule deflate backstab demur against demur about enquire come to blows with be a dissenter from rebel against test face off tackle feud with call out inquire litigate rally against denounce remonstrate throw down accost investigate interrogate rival set one's face against vie against two-time sell out double-cross stab in the back take wind out of sails prove impossible put paid to cut down to size zap smear blast slam zing tar trash run down come down on swipe at skin alive cast doubt upon throw doubt on cast aspersions upon stick it to cut to shreds throw the book at pin on thumb nose at bar counterattack face dislike contend with take struggle against gainstay dissent neutralize protest assault disapprove neutralise bombard withstay encounter taunt speak out against strive against turn the tables speak against frown at set your face against stand up and be counted against be in defiance of not countenance search out take issue take a stand

Verb

To get rid of
discard jettison abandon desert exclude ditch dump eliminate junk scrap shed cashier chuck exorcise exorcize nix toss bin lose pitch relinquish unload away fling forgo forsake negative cast off throw away throw off throw out cast aside deep-six fling away fling off lay by eighty-six shuck off slough off sluff off wash your hands of get rid of dispose of get shot of get shut of trash drop dispense with toss out chuck out chuck away eject remove set aside do away with axe throw on the scrapheap dismiss ax expel have done with cast away see the back of slough cast shrug off throw weed out cull throw overboard toss aside write off clear out part with cast out abdicate dispose offload dispatch shake off thrust aside root out extract disown heave hurl maroon shelve scrub bung out bung away cut fling out throw aside repudiate 86 yield disburden doff chase refuse slip evict extrude shuck unburden clear put aside dispossess can auction adios give the boot knock on the head pull the plug on sweep away turn down fob off divest yourself of file in circular file relieve yourself of kiss goodbye kiss off make over deep six rid oneself of free oneself of abjure renounce cancel divorce banish oust give up destroy demolish recycle decommission annihilate obliterate wreck retire consign to scrap heap put out to pasture break up discharge unlade off-load unship unpack leave disencumber empty out tip out do without manage without cope without make away with release transfer pour out unhand let go surrender throw over the side take off loosen one's hold on loose one's hold on lighten deposit disgorge discommode relieve drop off rid void empty tip let drop let fall take a load off break bulk devolve delegate distribute debark pass on

Verb

To let someone down by abandoning or neglecting them
fail abandon desert forsake leave betray disregard neglect depart ditch discard relinquish discount jettison dump ignore repeal forget renounce abdicate disclaim quit jilt abort disown flee revoke screw disavow drop maroon escape rescind abscond from abstain from bail on break with cheat on disappear from escape from flee from fly from refrain from retire from withdraw from back out on be disloyal to be gone from be unfaithful to break up with do away with go away from run away from run out on set out from take oneself off from turn your back on walk out on throw over give someone the big E bin off give someone the push give the elbow chuck cast aside leave high and dry leave in the lurch repudiate give up cast off leave flat rat on give someone the air go leave someone holding the baby leave in a lurch shun abjure divorce oneself from end relations with have nothing more to do with cut off turn one's back on wash your hands of strand depart from leave behind leave stranded wash one's hands of change one's tune surrender take the oath drift away sacrifice take your leave of resign yield kiss goodbye spurn show the door disappoint deceive coquette do the dirty on break off get rid of kiss off give the old heave-ho leave at the altar break up split up walk out finish with kiss good-bye blow off turn down break off with vacate resign from step down from pull out of step aside from exit exit from evacuate discontinue decamp decamp from bag move out of bow out of pack in absent oneself from cease end retire go from withdraw get out of walk out of pull out cut out bolt from clear forgo stop cancel terminate halt retreat bail stand down from take a hike take off from do a disappearing act take leave have done with part with retreat from cry off throw up say goodbye to give notice move from dispense with clear out go away make oneself scarce go AWOL drop out of take off bail out clear out from jack in check out run along from check out from step down pack up call it quits run along cede abnegate throw in the towel walk off chuck in brush off bail from finish be done with empty void run for the hills skidaddle step aside hightail displace slip out from vamoose from make oneself scarce from move out from take a hike from scram from set off from head out from give the slip to take leave from clear off from head off from remove oneself from break away from take leave of run off from cut and run from scrap axe break remove scratch kick scrub shelve can blow repair remit interrupt forfeit adjourn desist from knock off ax divorce leave off lay off of eighty-six shut off dust off part from wipe out call off shake lay off write off give over forget about recede back out renege draw shut oneself away abstract oneself take oneself seclude oneself back away drop back fall back pull back absent oneself get away betake oneself draw away absent yourself bow out go off get lost drop out move flit embark vamoose split scoot disappear defect emigrate elope cut abscond fly vanish migrate issue scram sally disengage from run off go forth say one's goodbyes pack your bags make tracks take French leave head out up sticks make off do a bunk from hook it take one's leave of say one's farewells set out push off say goodbye ride off shove off slip out pack one's bags sling one's hook give the slip start walk away clear off bog off cut and run break away sling your hook slope off from do a bunk stir remove oneself take yourself off from part move out beat it come away back out of

Verb

To treat as unworthy of serious consideration
dismiss disregard discount spurn forget ignore minimise minimize overlook repudiate discard dispel banish abandon deny shelve flout despise drop relegate scout shrug off play down set aside brush off lay aside pass over pay no attention to gloss over take no notice of think no more of write off kiss off pay no heed to put away have done with laugh away put out of your mind put out of one's mind brush aside pooh-pooh neglect overpass make light of turn a deaf ear to wave aside whitewash omit paper over wink at blink at belittle rebuff slight sweep aside scoff at treat with contempt miss skip bypass shake off gloze over avoid evade turn a blind eye to shut eyes to turn your back on take no account of slur over push aside laugh off put aside tune out look the other way remit excuse pardon condone forgive throw cold water on pour cold water on treat lightly disbelieve close one's mind to override trample on ride roughshod over undersell scorn doubt deride take with a pinch of salt give no credence to disdain ridicule sneer at mock slam-dunk wipe make little of undermine sniff at trivialize trivialise put down express contempt break free from put on the back burner turn up your nose at misheed unheed hold up to scorn cock a snook at refuse to acknowledge forget about have no time for let it go take no notice close your eyes to be oblivious to pay no mind to leave be turn deaf ear not take into account fail to notice unmind turn back on connive exclude turn a blind eye look through bury one's head in sand dispense with never mind turn blind eye shut your eyes to shirk forsake pretermit desert defer contemn scant underestimate elide depreciate overleap postpone procrastinate trifle with let go fail to care for fail to remember be irresponsible not remember keep one's distance leave undone not care for turn one's back on be remiss lose sight of let slide not care let pass have nothing to do with fail to look after keep at arm's length think little of pay no mind be derelict procrastinate over be lax about leave alone be indifferent be negligent not attend to throw to the winds pass up pay little attention to be careless skimp on live with be remiss about fail to provide for not trouble oneself be remiss in not take into consideration deliberately ignore close one's eyes to downplay connive at make allowances for let bygones be bygones spare let someone off with let something ride let off easy wipe slate clean joke about deal rapidly with de-emphasize soft-pedal treat as unimportant wink dissimulate palliate deodorise deodorize indulge plead ignorance let off discharge bury the hatchet give absolution suspend charges grant a pardon to grant amnesty tolerate sweep something aside make a joke of put up with grin and bear it stand for roll with punches let ride bear with swim with the tide sink take look past turn blind eye to stomach go along with play past bury laugh something off cease to remember erase from memory stop thinking about consign to oblivion blank out blank over get over cease to think of shut out dismiss from your mind not worry about put behind you erase from your mind banish from one's thoughts blank leave out of account send to Coventry brush away turn a deaf ear cold-shoulder

Verb

To prohibit or interdict the participation or inclusion of
exclude bar ban debar eliminate embargo prohibit ostracise ostracize blackball except keep out omit shut out boycott forbid refuse veto banish black bounce disallow disbar expel ignore oust proscribe remove repudiate eject evict freeze out interdict preclude bate blacklist block close out deny access to disclude discount dismiss disregard estop obviate occlude prevent rule out sideline stop suspend count out cut out leave out miss out not count refuse to admit lock out prevent from entering put an embargo on put out refuse admittance send to Coventry set aside throw out ward off drive out force out pass over get rid of shut the door on leave out in the cold drum out spurn out rout snub turn out kick out boot out turf out cast out run off exile chase slang outlaw shun send packing avoid discharge cold-shoulder expulse give the bum's rush show the door cancel cashier deport displace coldshoulder rebuff sack chuck out give someone the push give the cold shoulder give someone the boot drop disqualify discard vote against rusticate disfellowship disown blank deny taboo relegate kill transport say no to defenestrate dispossess fling out push out thrust out fire dislodge sling out factor out axe drive off bin off give the cold shoulder to pass by steer clear of place an embargo on drive away give the elbow send away throw out on your ear give the boot ax do away with give someone the big E give one the gate give someone the air throw someone out on their ear fail to include give someone their marching orders turn on rule something out exempt inveigh nix down negative overlook shoot down waive disentitle turn against declare ineligible deprive enjoin consider undesirable expatriate inhibit refuse to employ thumbs down hit list restrict excommunicate refuse admission to refuse entrance to boot avert abolish revoke recant forestall forfend repatriate extradite outcaste check thwart put on hit list cross out deter isolate extradict extrude sequester stand in the way of override circumvent limit not include turf chuck can hand someone the frozen mitt leave in the cold yeet show the door to chase out toss out shut off shut out of miss chase away shake off see the back of cut throw overboard give the old heave-ho toss give the sack to kiss goodbye give someone their P45 eighty-six ditch send off unloose squeeze out force to leave give the chop give someone the bullet bump give the heave-ho irrupt give someone their cards show the gate to dump bypass elide stave off put paid to close one's doors to not consider forget about pretermit skip overpass overleap fordrive heave out bust ask to leave slight withhold throw out on ear give the hook give walking papers show you the door leave off dispense with take out let slide skip over give something a miss not bother fail to mention cast aside cut off overrule overturn countermand reverse quash invalidate disclaim abjure squash disavow wash one's hands of turn your back on brush off have nothing to do with stay away from impose sanctions hold aloof from withhold patronage abstain from ice out refrain from strike give a wide berth to pass up refuse to take part in throw declare null and void pass on put down keep back zing give the thumbs down to censor turn down disacknowledge purge pack off let go give the 1-2-3 bundle off lay off remove by force unseat depose retire release pink-slip make redundant terminate muster out topple defrock dethrone supplant demote give someone their notice give someone the sack overthrow bring down unmake turn off unfrock smoke out disfrock unthrone uncrown remove from office replace impeach dispel shift send home flush out scatter let one go give notice to disperse disband clear move hand someone his hat supersede evacuate upset discrown break transfer dislocate ship uproot take over declare redundant deprive of office give someone notice give one notice let out pink slip give somebody their cards give marching orders hand walking papers run out of town put out in the street give the sack ride out on rail give a pink slip give somebody the boot give somebody the push remove from power send somebody packing attaint throw someone out consign repulse empty unchurch prohibit from entering denounce heave downgrade degrade ferret out anathematize unhorse subvert court martial takfir curse excuse give somebody notice strip of rank give heave-ho dissipate unsettle chase off vote out give one's cards unhire give somebody the pink slip shed dehire give somebody the sack give pink slip give bum's rush usurp disenthrone disthrone reposition relocate expunge pull detach relieve of duty disturb budge abstract delete squander forget slur erase knock over disentangle extricate repel scramble free bring low step into shoes of take down knock out of position knock out of place clear out dig out get out knock loose bring about the downfall of withdraw split up beat off break up break it up take away move out clear from send to a safe place remove from undermine liberate demobilize dispatch rid bundle demobilise relieve displant substitute wrench out crowd swap places with substitute for sit in front for fill in ring outplace take over from ring in back up force stand in take the place of pension deselect furlough shelve recall disemploy depone show out allow to go dispose of do without cast off slough off push aside give the ax give the gate wash out pay off give someone his turn away give notice kiss off give warning

Verb

To snub and reject an offer or suggestion
rebuff decline refuse spurn cut slight snub repudiate repulse cold-shoulder disdain dismiss ignore repel turn down check deny discourage resist stiff-arm brush off snout chide cross cut dead disallow disregard freeze out neglect oppose put down rebuke reprove knock back look right through beat off fend off give someone the brush-off hold off pass up push back put off send away stave off tell off ward off give someone the go-by give the brush keep at bay lash out at not hear of give the cold shoulder keep at a distance keep at arm's length put in one's place tell someone where to get off shun ostracize scorn rebut ostracise send to Coventry avoid fight off deter keep away parry give the cold shoulder to drive back keep off jilt turn away drive away look past disown brush aside turn back steer clear of send packing give the bum's rush turn one's back on look down on balk at sneeze at treat with contempt cast aside deflect avert reluct turn aside hold at bay contemn give a pain blank turn nose up at sneer at scoff at hold in contempt turn your nose up at coldshoulder refuse admittance to give somebody the cold shoulder give somebody the run-around shut out hand someone the frozen mitt make unwelcome discount turn up one's nose act cool deprecate denigrate diminish disparage discredit discard disclaim bilk ditch tell someone to get lost sweep aside fight beat back force back confront foil stay clear of frustrate stay shy of give the runaround turn back on turn away from have no part in stand aloof from dispute cool stand off kick thrust back traverse prevent duel body-swerve keep clear of have no part of fight shy of keep away from not touch have nothing to do with recoil from leave alone shy from palm off give a wide berth to shrink from give a wide berth shy away from look right through someone keep your distance from shake off put to flight see off drive off snoot stiff knock down force off give cold shoulder to hold back stand up against chase away scout misprize high-hat sniff at look down upon turn deaf ear to make light of show disrespect for show disrespect not give time of day blink at treat disrespectfully take no notice of shrug off

Verb

To exercise disbelief
disbelieve discredit discount doubt mistrust repudiate not accept suspect distrust negate not credit question challenge contradict eschew not believe not buy scorn scout unbelieve give no credence to not swallow scoff at be incredulous of be suspicious of be unconvinced about have no confidence in have no faith in take with a pinch of salt take something with a pinch of salt deny misdoubt query dispute be wary of have reservations about smell a rat have suspicions about feel uneasy about wonder about cast doubt on impugn call in question misgive skepticize have doubts about disbelieve in misbelieve be chary of impeach contest oppugn have misgivings about be unsure about be unsure of regard with suspicion have qualms harbor suspicion give no credence be apprehensive of entertain doubts about call into question object to harbour reservations about raise doubts about harbour suspicions about raise objections to express suspicions about cast aspersions on express reservations about throw doubt on look askance at be sceptical of be suspicious be leery of take with a grain of salt ask grill quiz interrogate catechize inquire demand enquire inquire of knock probe test the waters hit up look into put out a feeler question fluctuate demur be undetermined be uncertain fear waver take dim view of vacillate shilly-shally read differently be in a quandary wonder at be puzzled insinuate imagine scruple surmise be dubious hesitate have one's doubts be curious wonder scruple over oppose controvert feel apprehensive about lack confidence in have reservations have hesitations about puzzle over cast doubt upon be skeptical of

Verb

To criticize or speak out against (someone or something)
denounce condemn censure decry attack castigate criticise criticize revile vilify proscribe knock discredit pan besmirch malign excoriate reprobate slam slur arraign blast deplore hammer objurgate rebuke reprehend savage slate vituperate anathematize denunciate deprecate execrate fault reprimand reproach reprove asperse blame declaim derogate impugn maul prosecute slag slash stigmatise stigmatize dis dispraise diss impeach indict ostracise ostracize rate scold skin upbraid bad-mouth cast aspersions on find fault with fulminate against inveigh against pour scorn on rail against declaim against hit out at lace into lay into slag off pull apart pull to pieces animadvert on charge with dress down run something down show up take to task give something a bad press have a go at give some stick to denigrate lambaste berate disparage rubbish monster roast pillory chastise abuse chide run down admonish bag pummel tear into flay pummelled crucify bawl out bash skewer trash flame chew out put down cut up carpet lambast lecture rap tongue-lash disapprove of haul over the coals throw brickbats at carp at defame pick holes in ream out jump on rant at cavil at rail at vituperate against give a bad press to tell off call down rag read the riot act rail assail tear off a strip pitch into take to pieces keelhaul harangue jaw give a talking-to give someone a roasting remonstrate with belittle come down on curse traduce nitpick about disapprove baste give someone hell calumniate accuse vilipend score give flak to trim belabor bollock inveigh belabour object to give someone a rocket give someone a rollicking give someone a bollocking tick off give someone a dressing-down slander sledge scathe lash pull up fulminate animadvert rap over the knuckles disgrace kick up a fuss about kick up a stink about object blister insult remonstrate contemn brand expostulate kick scorch smear despise take apart wig oppose cane row shoot down take exception to potshot tear a strip off criticize severely give a rocket complain protest call to account depreciate make a fuss about jump down one's throat challenge rake over the coals let someone have it slap down give someone a mouthful give someone a telling-off give someone a wigging give someone what for give someone an earful give someone a row give someone a rating scorn incriminate be against protest against abhor oppose strongly do a hatchet job on detest ream recriminate deride cavil bag on slight pick to pieces libel speak out against express disapproval of complain vociferously about rage rant fustigate find fault sound off ridicule thunder storm tear to pieces give someone a caning blow up dump on charge tear apart frown on carp detract discount look askance at drag through the mud rip give someone a bad press nag protest strongly at hit gripe sail into abominate inculpate cry down kick against tax dispute take issue with raise objections to disagree violently with label speak evil of complain about rip into light into speak ill of take a stand against cast a slur on take exception point the finger at give someone some stick lay down the law spread lies about characterize mark bring into disrepute class classify blacken the name of sully the reputation of throw mud at blacken the reputation of fume rollick conduct a smear campaign against minimize rage against diminish animadvert upon give a bad name name underestimate find unacceptable undervalue judge underrate frame characterise expostulate about remonstrate about dismiss trash-talk poor-mouth mark out expose growl objurate discipline punish moan speak out write off play down kiss off minimise talk down zap make a protest against disagree with demur make a stand take a stand criminate let have it dissent rake nag at trounce holler squawk complain bitterly about do down impute monish discountenance do a number on lay at one's door negate frown upon jawbone scourge pass strictures upon except resist scoff at nit-pick detract from slap on the wrist combat fight go for the jugular take a dim view of lesson make a stand against pick at hold accountable skin alive grouch about lash out at bring charges against kick up a fuss go after sound off about jeer at yell at slap someone's wrist send someone away with a flea in their ear bellyache about give something a battering climb all over put on the mat call on the carpet take issue lash into beef about put up a fight against jump all over let fly speak badly of round on get angry with lash out thrash birch confront comminate excommunicate heap refute give a rough time backbite exprobate rebuff give a tongue-lashing bring under fire fry chasten threap caution read out look askance get after pick apart come down hard on show someone up clobber loathe taunt pronounce adjudge blacken debase argue with assault verbally blacken someone's reputation fluff slog slug present hate dishonor dishonour argue against mistreat dig demonize mudsling cuss caluminate voodoo jinx have words with pile in preach criticize strongly review unfavorably categorize send up put away deflate trivialize cut down lay on call to task give comeuppance give the devil rap someone over the knuckles start on start in gripe about take down demonise disdain treat lightly mock point finger at hang something on blow whistle on thumbs down on pin it on cudgel slap shellac call over the coals strike smother have your knife in take on bemoan express strong disapproval of carp on lean on give one hell bring to account object strongly to withstand squabble argue bicker rain expose to ridicule identify describe pooh-pooh make light of cut to bits send up the river think wrong not support lay at your door tear down rag on rip up give bad press lower devalue downgrade opprobriate snipe at jump on one's case bite someone's head off snap someone's head off rue regret sneer at question bring someone to book go on at have someone on the carpet take someone to task take to the woodshed keep after give a black eye put a whammy on minify sell short misprize hold forth against tear to shreds lodge a protest against express disagreement with hold up to shame taint call categorise not believe in throw shade think badly of express disapprobation express disapprobation of stick it to humble trivialise take down a peg look down on clamor against hold cheap spurn mark down take away zing disfavour discommend disfavor remonstrate against disesteem express a poor opinion of be hostile towards take swipe at throw stones at thunder against bewail repent stamp designate tag hold someone responsible hold someone to blame quibble about carp about whinge about moan about complain to grouse about whine about nitpick over find lacking raise an rave spout bluster huff imprecate accuse of being slang pass on accurse menace intimidate lament vociferate whip try rile grumble whine grouch fuss grizzle whinge label negatively be offended by be shocked by be scandalized by vociferate about mouth off about beef grouse crab wail caterwaul cry grump scream repine bellyache bleat keen regard with disgust feel revulsion to feel aversion to feel disgust for lay charges against prefer charges against take to court check go on about swear at mutter kvetch squeal yammer whimper murmur croak yawp maunder bring a charge against hold at fault bring a case against put on trial have the law on bring to trial rant and rave yowl yelp yap bawl yaup kick up take great exception to declare unsafe declare unfit send someone away with a flea in his give a piece of one's mind lower the boom give the dickens tie into beat up on bark at lay out disagree have at work over crack down on cast a slur upon saddle complain vehemently about finger hold responsible revolt hold liable howl rebel talk something down assign fault to lay the blame on place the blame on accuse of pass the buck lay a guilt trip on consider guilty of point a finger at find guilty of assign guilt to lay a bad trip on point the finger assign liability to make an objection express disagreement take up the cudgels thumbs down say no to raise objections back-talk make a protest express opposition kick up a stink cry out be displeased by make a stink make a fuss express disapproval say no voice disapproval put up a fight controvert debunk disprove unmask uncover catch invalidate nail raise doubts about cast doubt on throw light on set straight

Verb

Feel or express contempt or disdain for
scorn disdain slight deride contemn snub despise disparage mock scout dismiss rebuff shun sniff at spurn dis disrespect diss flout high-hat pour scorn on scoff at sneer at snoot be above be contemptuous about be scornful about heap scorn on jeer at laugh at misprize treat with contempt abhor avoid belittle confute defy gibe hate hold in contempt look down on piss on piss over refuse refute renounce repudiate revile ridicule scoff sneer spit on taunt trash blow raspberries at laugh out of court cock a snook at consider beneath you put down run down turn down consider beneath one curl your lip at give the Bronx cheer to look down upon show contempt for spit in the eye of spit in the face of turn back on make fun of turn nose up at turn up your nose at regard with contempt turn your nose up at pooh-pooh undervalue abominate be allergic to look down nose at hold in disdain ignore disregard treat as inferior be contemptuous of be snobbish to loathe chill detest execrate look down your nose at deplore dislike feel contempt for shrink from turn up one's nose at find intolerable disrelish neglect eschew be repelled by not be able to stand feel contempt wipe out not be able to bear not be able to stomach knock have a down on jeer rag tease have no use for twit jibe at treat contemptuously slag off discount poke fun at disbelieve rally pan laugh to scorn boo ride discredit make light of fleer at scout at poke mullock at dig at make a fool of show contempt take the mickey out of make sport of take the piss out of bite one's thumb at insult kid lampoon chaff rib gird roast skewer josh jibe satirize razz banter jive fleer jest satirise shoot down affront caricature travesty jolly jape slam needle quiz rag on wind up hold up to ridicule flout at make a monkey out of denigrate pillory burlesque hoot detract quip decry laugh chiack humiliate send up goof on put on sling off at outrage fun joke abuse parody mimic crack grin underrate swipe leer dump snigger shuck derogate slur haze make jokes about have on raz cartoon deflate expose unmask slang gibe at be sarcastic about dump on turn up one's nose call names rank out make a game of sneeze at give Bronx cheer pull one's leg quip at rail at trash-talk bad-mouth show up make a laughing-stock thumb nose at snicker smile guy torment vilify goad bait buffoon takeoff make a monkey of wind someone up detract from lout curl one's lip pick on smoke poke borak at pull somebody's leg do a number on fool deprecate depreciate yuck gag yuk wisecrack hoax minimize diminish vilipend heckle hector fool around spoof fool about play a prank condemn play a practical joke minimise offend annoy cry down play down poor-mouth talk down catcall hiss interrupt provoke hurt make cutting remarks about say contemptuously turn up your nose curl one's lip at aggravate barrack laugh in the face of treat with disdain wound shout disapproval shout down shout at upset mortify jab shout disapproval at comeback dig hiss at boo at hoot at blow raspberries whistle at snipe catcall at malign slander slap libel defame give a hard time poke fun make a crack dishonor impugn irritate calumniate disoblige abase asperse sledge injure miscall debase blister curse degrade dishonour be rude to give offence to step on one's toes cut dead hurt someone's feelings cast aspersions on cause offence to treat disrespectfully throw shade call someone names cut to the quick make someone a laughing stock expose to ridicule hold up to shame

Verb

To disagree with or dispute
dissent differ demur disagree dispute diverge challenge disapprove nonconcur object oppose repudiate abjure protest rebel refuse renounce stickle argue baulk balk buck contradict decline disaccord discord divide pettifog shy vary wrangle argue with disagree with not ratify object to protest against quibble over express disagreement with take issue with be at odds with be at variance with decline to support express disagreement express objection fail to agree with refuse to support break with withhold assent say nothing doing say no way put up an argument put up a fight say not a chance fly in the face of clash conflict fight be at odds quarrel lock horns cross swords squabble bicker jar row scrap altercate spat quibble feud controvert fall out battle take issue fail to agree be at variance debate spar brawl contend contest war take on be incompatible have words be at loggerheads set to be in dispute defy resist collide discept contrast argufy gainsay hassle tiff brabble come into conflict be dissimilar be unlike be different have a row go against bandy words argy-bargy differ in opinion be at each other's throats face down bump heads be of a different opinion take exception have a different opinion fight like cat and dog be divided be at sixes and sevens not see eye to eye go at it hammer and tongs run counter to mix it up bang heads zap haggle palter skirmish have a fight jump on rip into each other let have it contradict each other go for the jugular lay into have it out have a misunderstanding charge have a tiff find fault complain get tough with bump struggle carp cavil chop logic caterwaul tangle embroil strive flout disobey contravene deviate come out against depart withstand counter sass rehash dig your heels in kick over the traces refuse to obey have an argument confront be against combat refuse to accept the authority of kick against hammer away hash over jump on each other face off verbally fight stick it to have at it knock around talk back get in one's face pick an argument go one on one sock it to put up a struggle have at each other be in contention differ from be discordant not correspond be of a different mind not agree not accord diverge from dissent from shake one's head bar check prevent counterattack block attack face dislike cross hinder fight against thwart obstruct be anti disapprove of repel stand up to oppugn contend with rebut be hostile to take struggle against gainstay deny turn the tables speak against call in question frown at put up a fight against expose neutralize set your face against argue against stand up and be counted against assail be in defiance of assault not countenance search out reverse neutralise take a stand against speak out against bombard strive against quarrel with take a stand withstay encounter be in opposition to taunt go at it be in opposition negate question meet impugn brave refute tackle counteract vie rival call into question compete rebel against disaffirm dare disregard disprove query engage traverse outface brazen accost break spurn meet head-on beard violate confute repulse breast outbrave impeach come up against race frustrate cope with infringe duel doubt negative go up against disconfirm ignore match stave off ward off grapple wrestle grapple with cancel out impede face up to scramble for jockey for position take exception to breach stop halt transgress rebuff fend off disavow stand litigate play off refuse to accept restrain traduce affront infract overstep fight off curb interfere with scorn front push square up to complain about criticize set at naught cope square up mess with set against pit compete against hold off hold out against play push back deal with compete with call one's bluff make my day wage war stand up against beat off put down come face to face with go for go for broke fly in face of knock beat endure wage war on bear lock horns with confound discredit tolerate work against debunk sustain criticise inhibit call out stem blast suffer clash with battle with denounce cancel skirmish with cut slight do battle with disclaim tussle stick provoke strike disown invalidate address scuffle dismiss waylay antagonize antagonise cock a snook at fracture offend make a nonsense of jostle bandy take aside threaten emulate turn down disallow agitate against call in jockey tangle with venture put up with take up arms against undermine meet head on mock meet eyeball-to-eyeball tell off face with go one-on-one face off against shoot for keep at bay outdare insult encroach trespass shoot down brush off demur against go for jugular go for it neglect prove false argue about hang tough have bone to pick fail to observe wonder about vie with hold back demur about stick fast mix it up with cast doubt upon make a stand against go head to head prove to be false set one's face against pay no heed to throw doubt on shoot full of holes go for the gold blow out of the water fail to comply with shoot down in flames show to be false go after keep at arm's length square off take one on do battle be opposed be an adversary of take up arms grumble about rage against fault unseat grouse about gripe about beef about censure condemn campaign against scrimmage nullify offset take up on be at odds with somebody beg to differ reluct throw down the gauntlet at find fault with contend against enquire withsay withspeak stonewall countervail come to blows annul mess oppose action explode pit against collide with spare no effort test inquire investigate interrogate falsify sweat be rivals match yourself against counterbalance say the opposite of thumbs down cavil at find lacking engage with slam smear zing trash tar baulk at dissent with dig in one's heels remonstrate betray knock the bottom out of give the lie to drive a coach and horses through deceive belie struggle with get into conflict with handle have a dispute set as rivals put in opposition become involved throw down come to blows with feud with be a dissenter from rally against hold at bay interpose intrude interfere exclude transgress against conflict with offend against urge muster courage laugh at throw down gauntlet bully step over the line knock chip off shoulder run the gauntlet cross swords with backstab carp at pick holes in contemn experience eliminate discuss gibe despise deride ridicule countenance risk stomach court eyeball swallow end content against go one on one with go eyeball to eyeball with be pitted against be opposed to go toe to toe with come into conflict with brook allow abide think wrong come down on swipe at skin alive cut to shreds cast aspersions upon run down throw the book at pin on thumb nose at snub make a stand be drawn against submit to be confronted by bit the bullet play against take the bull by the horns brace for call someone's bluff double-cross commit a breach of err contaminate take no notice of meddle trample on sin encroach upon not comply with outrage sacrilege tamper with resolve joust match strength try in the hunt match wits run for participate in tilt pit yourself against go up against in contest try to beat bid attempt pitch oneself against seek prize pit oneself against essay fence not support frown on have a problem with not believe in treat with contempt hurl defiance at disdain cold-shoulder take issue with somebody two-time fight with battle against set upon launch begin battle with stab in the back vie against tug run join battle discourage stiff-arm scrap with wage war against wrest with take wind out of sails sell out snout put yourself forward have at make play for push for give all one's got shoot at knock oneself out give one's all nominate yourself mount an attack on enter into combat with fall on knock back keep at a distance chide look right through cut dead tell someone where to get off reprove give the cold shoulder not hear of give someone the brush-off give someone the go-by give the brush pass up rebuke put off freeze out send away put in one's place lash out at suspect bring to an end to put an end to conceal get back at fight back suppress defend contain reply repress control bottle up defend yourself retaliate riposte come to close quarters with parry distrust mistrust give battle to join battle with dig deep dig deeper misdoubt disbelieve stand up for moot examine force back drive away beat back foil drive back answer canvass approach give it one's all misbehave riot insurrect shirk mutiny revolutionize desert revolutionise recalcitrate revolt revolution evade crush canvas detain entertain doubts about have reservations about squelch quash kick stand off turn away deter thrust back cool turn back nobble collar set aside refuse to comply not listen go counter to take law into own hands pay no attention to run riot not heed break rules rise in arms not mind be remiss break the rules harbour suspicions about puzzle over cast doubt on feel uneasy about raise objections to have suspicions about raise doubts about express reservations about harbour reservations about have hesitations about express suspicions about cast aspersions on see off drive off put to flight send packing contend over prove wrong tear down weather knock down force off chase away cast aside keep off keep away differ with pick a bone dissent against quibble about put up argument show up hammer away at give cold shoulder to brazen out survive show to be wrong argue the pros and cons of blow sky high declare to be untrue prove to be wrong have an argument about pick an argument with bandy words concerning give thumbs down to brace live through ride out bear up against stand firm against prevail against stand fast hang on hold out win out go the distance against stand one's ground sit and take it persevere in the face of not give up hold one's ground hold one's ground against remain firm stand one's ground against take it hold the line against put up struggle stand firm

Verb

To dislike intensely
detest abhor despise hate loathe abominate execrate recoil from dislike dislike intensely disdain disrelish feel repugnance towards have an aversion to repudiate be hostile to be repelled by feel disgust for feel distaste for find intolerable regard with disgust shrink from shudder at down on feel animosity to feel aversion to feel aversion towards feel disgust towards feel hostility to feel hostility towards be allergic to be unable to abide be unable to bear feel aversion toward feel hostility toward feel repugnance toward have it in for have no use for refuse decline scorn revolt spurn find disgusting dislike greatly can't stand have a strong aversion to can't bear feel repugnance not be able to bear have aversion to be down on not be able to stand be unable to stomach regard with repugnance disapprove be revolted be repulsed feel hostile to feel repelled by be grossed out by feel revulsion to shun disfavour resent oppose disfavor deplore mislike antipathize deprecate eschew mind condemn contemn reprove discountenance regret disesteem disapprove of object to be averse to find repellent take exception to disagree with frown upon have no liking for hold in disfavour frown on don't like not take kindly to find distasteful regard with distaste not appreciate not endure look down on be unable to stand be turned off to lose interest in take a dim view of be unable to tolerate bear malice toward have no taste not care for have hard feelings have no taste for have no stomach for tsk-tsk grossed out on have a down on make faces at tut about tut-tut over tut-tut about tut over

Verb

To belittle or express disapproval of
put down 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 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 look right through give someone the brush-off give the cold shoulder to sweep aside cold-shoulder

Verb

To forcefully or violently subdue
put down crush suppress quell quash squash subdue repress extinguish squelch annihilate defeat silence dismiss 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 still muffle mitigate decrease mute quieten allay blunt temper assuage alleviate tranquilize quiet cushion prevent soothe damp down lower ease tranquillize restrict obstruct block mollify calm muzzle weaken take the edge off regulate relieve cool hush impede gag discipline numb retard depress palliate benumb lull curtail lighten slow choke close bar shut up hamper pipe down dummy up paralyse paralyze blanket clog appease absorb mask attenuate stay stymie stall put a lid on occlude pacify drown do for jam dam order placate soft-pedal tongue-tie congest put a damper on stuff put the stopper on stop up fill get the better of regiment decrease the volume clog up hold up bung up compose plug up hold one's tongue impair withhold devitalize deny foil hold discourage keep incapacitate stun unnerve bring to a stop stupefy cauterize stultify humble abase bring to a halt tame buffer control strictly gentle anaesthetize bolster circumvent bring to a standstill scupper deter plug cauterise keep back anesthetize buttress dash intercept freeze counter baulk bottle up put damper on barricade catch get a grip on clot keep it down bung block up blockade fill up relax balk interfere with dry up take the sting out pull up stopper clam up hush-hush quiet down strike dumb hush one's mouth rein gum up turn down keep under control come down hard on chill sate desensitize slake fetter best surmount dish trammel cork confine pillow dispatch cloud debrief overawe sedate brake delay prevail over chasten cool it dispel modify dilute help satisfy daze narcotize obtund torpefy drug run down call a halt wrap up complete wind up conclude hush up rise above lenify chill out calm down settle down dampen down insulate pad seclude guard win against surfeit sweeten suspend punish dispirit sap desensitise render insensitive dullen gain control of reduce the effect of tread trouble ail dishearten demoralize deject dismay make nice bring to a close soak up pour oil on salve becalm lullaby mortify fix scrub sidetrack draw up drop brace bring up can fetch up shake sadden daunt enervate constrict measure slow down rule detain retain waive tread on obturate knock off put a brake on perturb chagrin bother weary distress debilitate cease stunt die squeeze dam up gibbet gunge up wring silt up noose weigh down demoralise bum out cast down refuse hold off on lay off keep hold of dim exhaust etherize chloroform KO injure gas deprive consume tire dope resolve adjust let up simmer down slacken modulate comfort reconcile dispose console tune down balm solace ease up make up cast a pall over staunch reclaim bust put on hold refuse to pay put on back burner put on ice put on the shelf pull in knock out lay out seal caulk water down put to sleep close out depreciate cut put out of order close off choke up stanch pack jam up shut off hold off neutralize forestall minimize make quiet ebb contravene obviate debar scuttle snooker invalidate derail minimise block off shut out stonewall discomfit repel nullify confound baffle de-escalate repulse spoil parry outwit rattle nobble checkmate manipulate manage organize systematize take the bite out ease off wind down blank neutralise counterplot disappoint cross make less intense methodize put a spoke in someone's wheel mess up take wind out of sails foul up cause setback screw up put end to stand in the way of put the mockers on upset one's apple cart louse up bring into line rule with a rod of iron keep a tight rein on systematise organise

Noun

An object, person or endeavour in a state of failure
lemon failure flop fiasco washout debacle dud catastrophe disaster bust turkey fizzle bomb clunker clinker bummer loser miss shipwreck frost jalopy nonstarter junk no-hoper old banger piece of junk botch fail mess lead balloon abortion wreck defeat blunder dead loss let-down collapse damp squib hash non-starter misadventure rout miscarriage breakdown bungle misstep failing nonsuccess foul-up screw-up snafu false step faux pas balls-up dead duck nonperformance implosion sinking ship frustration loss disappointment flash in the pan calamity bankruptcy downfall overthrow stalemate total loss letdown non-achiever crash shambles tragedy decay rupture inadequacy deficiency deterioration decline deficit checkmate stoppage underachiever nobody car crash write-off born loser also-ran mishap misfortune nonachievement incompetent ruin vain attempt omission error oversight neglect default delinquency has-been no one unsuccess deadbeat trainwreck farce ruination whammy unsuccessfulness train wreck dog flopperoo bellyflop no-go negligence misprision dereliction blank pig's ear setback blow fizzer anticlimax nonfeasance cockup screwup downer muck omnishambles muddle bodge embarrassment rabble mistake route drag shit show pig's breakfast nonrunner bringdown choker slip non-event liquidation fault disintegration trouncing miscue dumb thing to do impecuniousness pennilessness penury beggary want defect waste of space hopeless case underdog nonentity administration indebtedness pauperdom folding receivership shellacking crack-up beating vanquishment havoc licking dissolution smash reversal smashup defeasance devastation drubbing financial ruin insolvency down-and-outer flunkee underprivileged disadvantaged losel blue ruin good-for-nothing two-time loser sore loser banger rustbucket nonperformer black sheep derelict no-good saddo bum might-have-been castaway defaulter loafer ne'er-do-well beat moocher bucket trouble cropper foundering undoing fall lack of success breaking down termination degradation non-fulfilment fizzling out coming to nothing misfiring comedown misfire end malfunction flameout reverse discomfiture halt cessation slump disruption interruption disorganization seizure non-success disorganisation shutdown falling through non-function nonevent fumble bungling unsuccessful person unsuccessful challenger unsuccessful candidate defeated player stumble capitulation rejection vanquishing disillusionment fall from grace box-office bomb dissatisfaction dismay disgruntlement discouragement balk chagrin descent down outcast demise pariah baulk castoff leper offscouring undesirable humbling belittlement demotion humiliation mortification downgrading dropout alien exile bitter pill closure loss of face lowering reality check disgrace comeuppance loss of status pratfall dive reduction social outcast sinking closing shutting down close-down going under winding up

Noun

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