Đồng nghĩa của repulse

Alternative for repulse

repulses, repulsed, repulsing

Đồng nghĩa: beat back, drive, drive back, fight off, force back, push back, rebuff, repel, snub,

Noun

A discouraging response to an offer or approach
rebuff snub brush-off spurning rejection cold-shouldering discouragement knock-back refusal repudiation slight disappointment failure nix reverse silent treatment turndown cold shoulder nothing doing slap in the face the old heave-ho thumbs down smack in the eye smack in the face kick in the teeth brushoff cut dismissal kiss-off insult put down go-by rebuke elbow humiliation non-acceptance affront pooh-poohing bum's rush the elbow cold-shoulder defeat opposition check denial repulsion reprimand hard time indignity outrage offense offence slur dig aspersion epithet barb abuse brickbat slap injury diss sarcasm dis dart gird poke name personality taunt discourtesy backhanded compliment left-handed compliment disrespect derision injustice slam negation disparagement jibe attack black eye contempt incivility disdainfulness despite disregard hurt harm hit indignation zinger shame scorn sneer mockery obloquy insolence rudeness ignominy wrong veto opprobrium dirty dig disapproval no grievance gibe criticism shaft scandal negative response blow to one's pride microaggression back-handed compliment no compliment home truth uncomplimentary remark iciness aloofness coldness reproach provocation mistreatment scoff spurn atrocity disservice desecration displeasure scoffing jeer goading cutting remark spite knock pan take-down suppression burn ridiculing rebuttal snubbing turning down declining sting wrongdoing unfairness disparaging remark neglect indifference inattention one in the eye dirty deed unjustness inequity red light dissatisfaction ostracism pointed comment negative nay detriment declination disallowance objection nonacceptance blitzkrieg onslaught assailment battery onset pique huff resentment dudgeon push assault aggression miff blitz umbrage mugging raw deal no dice non placet no go no way ruffled feathers embarrassment disgrace degradation dishonor humbling dishonour abasement mortification disesteem chagrin discredit reprobation vitiation discomfiture condescension comedown submissiveness resignation submission loss of pride loss of face self-abasement mental pain touché slander libel defamation vilification contumely impertinence impudence vituperation scurrility aspersions depreciation revilement invective blasphemy superciliousness sledge impugnment unpleasantry flame pejorative cheap shot abusive remark

Noun

The action of driving back an attack or of being driven back

Noun

The state of being vanquished
vanquishment beating rout trouncing drubbing overthrow thrashing massacre annihilation licking conquest whipping shellacking slaughter subjugation triumph trimming waxing trashing loss mastery embarrassment reverse killing debacle blow destruction downthrow extermination whitewashing collapse failure ambush defeasance lacing paddling rebuff scalping whaling fall ruin discomfiture break breakdown check count insuccess KO nonsuccess setback trap pasting defeat hammering hiding caning demolition clobbering pounding plastering walloping thumping battering going-over lump crushing defeat overwhelming defeat mauling downfall worsting vanquishing conquering besting subduing overpowering thwarting domination pulverizing flattening coup routing subjugating quelling quashing defeating suppression squashing wipeout whitewash takeover elimination overcoming crushing victory pulverising breaking extinction sweep foil dominating pwnage ownage win over success over victory over triumph over game, set and match glory over supremacy over clean sweep grand slam flogging belting tanning lashing birching flaying fiasco bashing slapping smacking pummelling thwacking punching cuffing buffeting pelting cudgelling lambasting clubbing whacking walkover subdual flagellation biffing bopping slugging duffing-up doing-over beating-up scourging leathering chastisement landslide end pummeled cudgeling cane birch success win spanking dusting bludgeoning humiliation state of defeat subjection subjecting washout kicking working-over murder disappointment score splash horsewhipping romp big win bullwhipping strap belt lathering pulverisation pulverization defeatedness switching strapping punishment game scourge castigation lash pummeling switch clampdown crackdown superiority runaway victory decisive victory advantage overwhelming majority repression prevention stopping prohibition termination discontinuation cowing the strap dissolution halting arrest hitting striking knocking boxing attack assault stamping out suppressing abolishment dominance obliteration overriding abolition mate ending checkmate corporal punishment snuffing out

Noun

A setback, or change for the worse
reverse misfortune setback mishap tragedy blow catastrophe disaster misadventure adversity affliction trial tribulation accident hardship failure difficulty woe reversal problem distress upset disappointment knock vicissitude defeat check lapse hitch rout bath snag conquering turnabout vanquishment bad luck ill luck hard times non-success calamity trouble mischance debacle cataclysm burden misery contretemps stroke of bad luck whammy bummer cross casualty shock crisis ill reverse of fortune ruin sorrow crunch bad news loss worry car crash bad break inconvenience visitation issue grief apocalypse collapse anxiety ill fortune downfall tough luck infelicity unluckiness hard luck harm blight reversal of fortune rotten luck nuisance ordeal annoyance disadvantage discomfort cross to bear unpleasantness unluck dole ruination meltdown wretchedness trauma devastation hassle scourge pain hard time blunder bale holocaust complication waterloo wreck crash curse the worst haplessness stroke of ill luck upheaval unfortunateness torment headache emergency frustration albatross untowardness travails curtains fiasco mishanter heartbreak exigency mess drag slip downer jam buffet body blow hell double whammy undoing faux pas kick in the teeth dire straits bane knock-back deep water hot water hell on earth suffering glitch backset load breakdown failing torture agony heartache crucible plight travail havoc hold-up predicament sadness rigor unhappiness dilemma hazard error nakba abyss desolation indigence destitution comedown evil fortune evil chance bind pickle clutch rigour hole stew smash fix tinderbox pinch extremity scrape fall ill-fortune disturbance lack of success misstep holy mess unholy mess one in the eye act of God bust stress sticky situation trials and tribulations depression severe test trying time bomb humiliation heavy blow doom double trouble spot of bother hard knocks big trouble let-down unfortunate incident convulsion discouragement relapse downturn catastrophy evil bad experience plague nightmare tough break rotten break devil's own luck hard cheese raw deal flooding mischanter mistake down bother deprivation total pileup smashup fire devastating blow collision blue ruin privation need penury poverty want squalor injury struggle gauntlet gantlet calvary lot dolor stroke aggravation sordidness crucifixion stack-up crack-up fender-bender wrack-up farce flood sad event serious accident bad fortune grievous blow rear-ender bombshell letdown jolt surprise asperity hardness bitter pill danger dolour shit show fell stroke rough situation thunderbolt poison hurting jinx skids delay disgruntlement mire quagmire quandary ill-luck bolt from the blue rude awakening bolt out of the blue source of distress pain in the rear harsh conditions tough situation pain in the backside evil eye can of worms pain in the neck pain in the bum kiss of death conundrum hiccup obstruction rebuff hindrance impediment entanglement impasse anguish holdup regression slowdown regress obstacle foil bottom destruction chaos imbroglio disarray perplexity disorder strait drama pass shambles turmoil pressure urgency muddle infliction overthrow confusion horror embarrassment shipwreck messiness puzzle monstrosity situation disorderliness vicious circle hot potato hang-up tight spot sorry condition awkward situation problematic situation sad state tight corner critical situation unfortunate situation worst-case scenario no-win situation train wreck rabbit hole tricky situation tight situation difficult situation flip-flop unfortunate development about-face bad thing hurt stumbling block vexation straits excruciation unseating deposition ousting vanquishing conquest toppling piece of bad luck drawing board flop Dunkirk spot juncture head crossroads conjuncture rack whole new ballgame bit of trouble overturn end elimination shame debasement annihilation disgrace death oppression persecution care wronging misfiring foundering bungle abortion fail nemesis Waterloo labefaction breaking point flash point zero hour boiling point crunch time miss discomfiture clunker miscarriage botch trip destroyer miscalculation omission last straw loss of power stumble bad omen flaw fumble final straw fault subversion rainy day hard knock extreme suffering hash nonperformance dud misfire washout implosion fizzle nonsuccess nonachievement cropper turkey snafu clinker rejection false step coming to nothing non-fulfilment balls-up fizzling out foul-up screw-up breaking down falling through mishappening bad trot pest grievance damage strain mischief detriment irritation encumbrance millstone weakness sin canker cancer thorn in the flesh drawback despair menace pestilence concern botheration weight punishment liability cumber bad rap bum deal lemon wrong injustice disservice frost disease gloom dejection despondency disquiet hurdle melancholy austerity crime ills beggary bugbear commotion dolefulness catch-22 lack agitation crux cruelty handicap pity perdition downside blues irritant worriment disbenefit painfulness labour labor regret tension malaise knot uphill contingency drain Achilles heel weak point weak spot harassment unfortunate occurrence loser crying shame unfortunate thing cause for disappointment sad thing cause for regret badness sad situation source of regret thorn in your side damp squib lead balloon thorn in one's side fly in the ointment dead loss to-do dreadful thing awful thing terrible thing hardshi awkward deep trouble difficulties bringdown jar impoverishment sickness cost malice tumult casus befalling throe infirmity condition ill chance test offense offence ill-treatment boo-boo prejudice case bête noire dispossession unpredictable outcome contamination heat rear ender lousy deal the shaft unfair assessment rotten deal bad charge frame-up bad deal angst ticklish spot challenge bête noir pollution demands anticlimax soreness martyrdom barrier neediness dismay stormy seas sorriness disintegration trouncing matter provocation nag nagging impecuniousness impecuniosity holdback spectacle passion corruption impropriety trials trammel crimp inefficacy disruption impairment fungus mildew contagion toil drudgery peril terror penalty incident fuss fatal attraction bad trip grieving rue deploring rain lamentation bemoaning mourning bereavement block cramp bafflement irk rub thorn peeve exasperation aggro ruffle underbelly unjustness shaft inequity unfairness fatigue circumstance adventure row affair business occasion scene melodrama brutality act of cruelty infestation pressure cooker difficult going hard going fracas sensation thrill excitement inappositeness unfitness inaptness improperness inappropriateness incorrectness wrongness tormentor correction awkward moment dump eyesore withering sight drubbing beating licking dissolution defeasance shellacking incapacitation exertion evildoing hair shirt spanner in the works monkey wrench tear-jerker barricade sweat deadlock onus solecism misusage financial distress uphill battle Herculean task soft underbelly pits obligation duty a jam a scrape a spot a fix dead end a stew a hole a pickle blot on the landscape bum rap bankruptcy deadweight chain responsibility charge dead weight blame shackle task unwanted responsibility accountability fatal flaw minus rough seas stalemate flash in the pan vain attempt total loss dead duck sinking ship downheartedness hoodoo ball and chain mental weight glumness gloominess shortcoming rotten hand rum deal voodoo hex cheerlessness mournfulness debit negative incommodity strike question catch dispute immorality disconsolateness doubt habit count squeeze disagreement lease indebtment baggage pledge arrear possibility remainder millstone round one's neck IOU account involvement chit loan bite balance due contract mortgage tab disaster area doldrums dumps chagrin dreariness dispiritedness despondence joylessness forlornness miserableness mopes sorrowfulness heartsickness broken-heartedness despond spell point at issue disputed point negative aspect sinfulness mortification disconsolation malediction box teething trouble low spirits megrim discontent dysphoria blue devils anhedonia wickedness non-achiever no-hoper way of the world non-starter malison cess enchantment gremlin charm black magic Indian sign bugaboo way things go times we live in school of hard knocks karma destiny hand one is dealt usual state of affairs luck way the cookie crumbles unfortunate chance human condition kismet way of it life nefariousness perniciousness iniquity vice maltreatment outrage wrongdoing

Noun

The act of ignoring or refusing to speak to another person
silent treatment blackballing cold shoulder snub rebuff ignoring ostracism ostracization rebuffing snubbing brush-off brushing off refusing to speak ignoring of someone sending to Coventry rejection slight refusal spurning discouragement repudiation knock-back cold-shouldering turndown slap in the face cut insult put down smack in the face smack in the eye brushoff nix rebuke kick in the teeth the old heave-ho thumbs down nothing doing shunning dismissal humiliation elbow kiss-off affront disappointment reverse failure cold-shoulder defeat opposition check denial repulsion go-by reprimand hard time veto negation nonacceptance declination renunciation refutation disallowance abnegation disclaimer disavowal nay renouncement disapproval no non-acceptance dissent rebuttal prohibition forswearing negative abandonment contradiction exclusion turning down knockback no way pass nonconsent abjuration declension defiance eschewal relinquishment negative response retraction refutal disowning disproof disaffirmation adjuration disregard dismissing renegement rejecting repudiating refusing refraining controversion gainsaying abdication declining disfavor regrets waiver discountenancing withholding ban noncompliance forbidding proscription disfavour interdiction writ reversal enjoinment denunciation red light demission abstention bum's rush remission giving up casting off cancelation eschewing repeal forbearing the elbow no dice no go cancellation lack of acceptance iciness aloofness coldness protestation statement dissatisfaction objection choice resignation surrender noncommittal disaffirmance abstaining contravention pooh-poohing withdrawal unacceptance disclaiming non placet begrudging deprivation discourtesy disconfirmation denegation counterstatement spurn conflict dispute forgoing waiving self-denial confutation retractation traversal disacknowledgement statement abnegation casting aside refusal to acknowledge neglect indifference inattention self-sacrifice signing away self-abnegation yielding sacrifice bounce elimination kick in teeth quitclaim forsaking desertion demurral avoidance ostracizing blacklisting declinature shutting out excommunication ostracising cutting dead a kick in the teeth

Verb

To reject or rebuff (an approach or offer or the person making it)
rebuff reject snub disdain spurn cold-shoulder disregard refuse stiff-arm snout freeze out knock back reluct turn down give someone the brush-off give a pain give someone the go-by give the brush give the cold shoulder give the cold shoulder to ignore cut dead slight cut scorn brush off put down repel look right through someone decline repudiate dismiss stiff neglect rebuke shun scout blank ostracize misprize high-hat pass up jilt treat disrespectfully ostracise take no notice of keep at arm's length tell someone where to get off look down on sneeze at not give time of day scoff at treat with contempt kick in the teeth contemn give the bum's rush balk at sneer at hold in contempt turn your nose up at snoot look down upon turn deaf ear to make light of turn back on show disrespect for show disrespect blink at sniff at shrug off humiliate insult affront humble shame mortify deny check scratch offend scold snob cool swank slur chill ice duck upstage censure coldshoulder boycott burr discourage resist act cool ice out blackball give someone a slap in the face put the chill on give the brushoff look coldly upon look through oppose disallow chide cross reprove blacklist desert avoid renounce excommunicate discount abjure eschew veto abnegate exclude drop forsake disfellowship unfriend disown unfollow despise burn send to Coventry shut out have nothing to do with hand someone the frozen mitt leave off not buy break with give someone the big E have nothing more to do with cut off give a wide berth to bin off give someone the push give someone the air leave out in the cold swear off cast aside cast out give the elbow 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 look past steer clear of turn your back on look straight through drive away pretend not to see make unwelcome pooh-pooh turn up one's nose refuse to entertain

Verb

To reject or rebuff
reject decline refuse turn down say no to give the thumbs down to rebuff dismiss disapprove reprobate knock back spurn repudiate pass snub desist deny shun demur nix negative baulk at pass up demur at negate balk at send one's regrets shake one's head veto withhold forbid disallow scorn prohibit preclude disdain begrudge interdict repel withdraw protest ignore deselect rule out not budge on turn back on hold back send off turn deaf ear to throw out hold off jib at draw the line at turn away not care for brush off dispense with hold out protest at refuse to receive say no give thumbs down to not buy set aside turn from throw over give the brush-off to give the red light to forgo abjure renounce forbear avoid eschew pass on brush aside abstain from shy from refrain from withhold from desist from not accept opt out refuse to take advantage of look down one's nose at opt out of give the thumbs down give the red light abandon give up forswear relinquish forsake steer clear of disavow drop give something a miss refrain waive kick abstain stop do without go without cut out swear off keep from retract quit abdicate cease recant renege abnegate skip discountenance revoke jack in pass by pack in sit out give a wide berth to wash your hands of leave alone withgo disregard miss disown keep neglect discard block curb evade forego resist disclaim break off rule against cut not grant miss out on cast off have nothing to do with turn your back on fight shy of leave out put down shoot down discount overlook finish discontinue not heed prevent oppose not hear of repeal contravene not take advantage of unsay surrender refuse to acknowledge divorce oneself from refuse to accept cede foreswear resign decide against say ‘no’ to concede restrain starve fast constrain fence-sit escape belay bridle omit cast aside inhibit sacrifice demit have done with kill ban resist the temptation to leave off stop oneself restrain yourself lay off decline to go easy give over hand over sign away stay neutral desert sit on one's hands give the go by take the cure not take sides proscribe overrule outlaw bar embargo quash reverse down nullify blackball squash boycott rescind disprofess give thumbs down thumbs down dissent declare null and void not go for place an embargo on put a stop to put an end to defeat censure throw away burn refuse permission to put the kibosh on dishonor rat turn default disinherit tergiversate banish flush oust dishonour cast defect apostatize tergiverse shed lay aside cut off disacknowledge dump have no more truck with be against break with have nothing more to do with fly in the face of ostracize let pass deny oneself bilk ditch let go by ostracise snout fail to take advantage of stay clear of keep one's distance from body-swerve give the bum's rush stay shy of keep away from not touch freeze out give someone the brush-off have no part in give someone the go-by give the brush cut dead shrink from give a wide berth shy away from stand aloof from look right through someone tell someone where to get off shake off stiff-arm keep clear of send to Coventry have no part of recoil from give the runaround turn away from palm off cold-shoulder give the cold shoulder

Verb

(fend off) To defend against or keep away
fend prevent block check curb forestall halt oppose repel resist arrest avert bulwark defend deflect divert dodge fence foil forfend guard intercept stop thwart balk baulk discourage escape evade parry screen cover duck keep ward head off hold off fend off hold back keep off protect against safeguard against secure against shield against stave off ward off defend oneself against fight off guard against skirt round keep at bay turn aside keep at arm's length put a stop to stand up for pre-empt rebuff hold at bay obstruct defend against counter shield yourself from en garde shun preclude rebuke shirk elude bypass anticipate protect safeguard secure shield preserve shelter save keep safe look after conserve watch over keep from harm fortify harbour uphold harbor take care of watch house assure support maintain foster care for afford protection to give sanctuary ride shotgun tend mind hedge cushion shade garrison insulate inoculate insure ensure stick up for cover up go to bat for cover all bases take under one's wing prohibit police patrol make invulnerable justify champion man occupy wrap oversee stand guard over conceal shotgun chamber stonewall haven roof provide protection for overlook give shelter give cover guide rule be responsible for attend to preside over persevere with have charge of minister to be in charge of chaperon sentinel immunise mount guard on escort stand guard on cover up for immunize give refuge stand guard save from harm take someone under your wing barricade withstand hold beat off provide sanctuary take in repel danger be the defender of

Verb

To ward off or put up an opposition to (an attack)
counter combat fight oppose negate attack rebuff repel resist tackle ward off battle fend off oppugn stave off beat contend with contravene defy fight off hold at bay match meet stand up to take on put up a fight against fly in the face of contest confront withstand contend dispute challenge buck obstruct hinder thwart struggle against check face strive against frustrate impede block prevent vie object to go against pit argue against take a stand against take issue with set your face against deny play off contradict cross gainsay encounter assail counteract assault controvert protest fight against be anti quarrel with argue with wrestle stop inhibit halt restrain be hostile to refuse stem curb face off speak out against be in opposition to rival speak against war face down stand up and be counted against be in defiance of take up arms against make a stand against set against balk negative duel disaffirm impugn agitate against baulk traverse reluct question countervail stonewall campaign against dissent with lock horns with rebel against baulk at dig in your heels kick against refuse to accept put in opposition set as rivals tangle with put up an argument oppose action compete against compete with spare no effort eliminate end clash resolve battle against try to put out try to extinguish do battle with fight with cope with put an end to bring to an end to compete set upon launch battle with begin battle with strike skirmish with clash with engage grapple with wrest with scrap with wage war against struggle mount an attack on enter into combat with fall on counterbalance wage war on jockey race jostle strive compare contrast come to close quarters with feud grapple give battle to join battle with scramble for go for sweat play go for broke push lock horns jockey for position wage war go for the gold match yourself against be rivals go for the jugular cross swords array be against bar counterattack dislike disagree with disapprove of rebut take gainstay dissent debate argue expose neutralize disagree disapprove reverse neutralise bombard withstay taunt frown at not countenance search out take issue turn the tables call in question take a stand run counter to brave meet head-on face off against face up to go up against accost affront bear endure stand struggle with suffer tolerate sustain brook abide vie with cross swords with hold out against put up a fight take up arms contend against fight back against come to blows with shoot it out with scrimmage with war against hold off content against go one on one with be opposed to go toe to toe with go eyeball to eyeball with be pitted against fight back hold one's ground against remain firm keep at bay turn down stand firm stand one's ground against collide with engage with get into conflict with meet head on come into conflict with weather dare handle overcome outlast survive wear surmount experience put up with come through be impermeable to prevail against be impervious to hang tough ride out stick it out die hard against stay the course persevere against bear up against hold out bear the brunt of be proof against pull through persist with get through live through be resistant to court countenance beard eyeball risk swallow stomach venture outbrave outface allow brazen breast brace for deal with submit to square off come up against be confronted by play against be drawn against make a stand take the bull by the horns fly in face of bit the bullet

Verb

To cause to retreat in disorder
rout expel banish dispel scatter eject oust dismiss out chase boot out kick out drum out cast out run off throw out turf out turn out bounce slang evict drive out extrude get rid of send packing remove force out deport reject drive away drive off exile chuck out show the door exclude disperse send away discharge displace chase away expulse push out disband give someone the boot give the bum's rush sack defenestrate put out thrust out send off give the gate give someone the push throw someone out on their ear give someone their marching orders bar break up ban demobilize boot ostracize cashier relegate demobilise dispossess split up transport dislodge fling out ostracise axe fire sling out put to flight bin off ax let go throw out on your ear chase out shut out do away with give someone the big E give someone the air give the elbow empty separate dissolve turf chuck can dissipate debar disappear yeet toss out show the door to blackball leave vanish expatriate blacklist black disunite excommunicate squander extradite repatriate outlaw suspend fordrive heave out bust repel scramble proscribe extradict isolate rusticate sequester set aside ask to leave clear out part company give walking papers show you the door give the hook see the back of shake off beat off go in different directions go their separate ways break it up stampede bump toss eliminate eighty-six ditch irrupt unloose dump give the sack to force to leave purge throw overboard give the old heave-ho kiss goodbye give someone their P45 give the heave-ho give someone their cards squeeze out show the gate to give the chop give someone the bullet discard chase off see off drive back scare off scatter to the four winds liberate rid bundle dispatch clear give the 1-2-3 bundle off pack off lay off remove by force cast off show out let out slough off allow to go send home lock out do without push aside dispense with dispose of unseat depose retire release pink-slip make redundant dethrone terminate defrock muster out give someone the sack freeze out deprive disfellowship topple demote disqualify give someone their notice repudiate boycott uncrown unthrone drop turn off unmake unfrock veto ignore supplant preclude keep out disfrock embargo leave out leave out in the cold give notice snub send back overturn cut disallow overthrow replace shift omit transfer impeach disbar prohibit bring down except rule out interdict count out cut out give notice to shun vote against move nix hand someone his hat supersede evacuate upset discrown break dislocate remove from office sideline ship refuse forbid discount disclude stop disregard uproot take over close out declare redundant put an embargo on miss out deprive of office send to Coventry take out pink slip give marching orders hand walking papers run out of town put out in the street cut dead ride out on rail give the cold shoulder to give a pink slip consign attaint unchurch prohibit from entering denounce downgrade degrade heave anathematize excuse unhorse subvert disown court martial overlook strip of rank takfir curse coldshoulder vote out marginalize give heave-ho disentitle unsettle marginalise invisibilize give one's cards unhire shed dehire give pink slip give someone the pink slip give bum's rush sentence sentence to transportation relieve of duty delete usurp disenthrone disthrone elide forget slur erase say no to declare ineligible refuse admission to refuse entrance to deny stand in the way of reposition abolish hand over not include fail to include factor out relocate expunge pull detach disturb budge abstract return give something a miss leave off avoid knock over disentangle extricate free bring low step into shoes of take down knock out of position knock out of place estop deny access to obviate prevent block bate occlude dig out get out knock loose bring about the downfall of withdraw send for trial consider undesirable not count refuse to admit pass over ward off refuse admittance prevent from entering shut the door on steer clear of thumbs down place an embargo on hit list refuse to employ down negative kill put on hit list cold-shoulder spurn take away move out shoot down clear from send to a safe place remove from undermine relieve displant substitute override give the cold shoulder pension deselect furlough shelve recall disemploy depone 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 give the ax wash out pay off give someone his turn away kiss off give warning

Verb

To cause emotional distress to someone
hurt distress offend outrage upset annoy bother aggrieve anger displease irk irritate sadden sting vex affront agonise agonize ail bug disgruntle disgust disturb exasperate gall miff needle pain rile shock trouble depress devastate grieve horrify mortify peeve perplex plague worry wound afflict chafe discombobulate discommode disoblige disquiet dog excruciate faze fret jar nauseate nettle pester pique repel sicken slight be hurtful to bleed burn up cause anguish cause offense cause sorrow cause suffering discomfit eat at get to lambaste mourn nag at tick off turn off be disagreeable to give offence to hurt somebody's feelings make unhappy push the buttons of cut to the quick thumb nose at torment harass harrow torture nark perturb injure insult provoke put out ruffle aggravate rack hack off agitate persecute dismay discompose beset oppress hassle make miserable get bedevil gnaw at harry anguish curse rattle discomfort disconcert stress concern itch spite affect give someone grief give a hard time cause suffering to alarm nag strain try make wretched fuss cause anguish to grate rasp eat frost put down crush crucify sear gripe burden besiege disrespect diss unnerve dis hound smite unsettle taunt rend frazzle unhinge derail distemper distract alarum flurry hagride undo lacerate dump on pierce pick on get at abuse drive up the wall freak out bum out weird out put your back up hack you off inflame press harm move cut strike tease infuriate slap cramp pursue inconvenience badger traumatize incense martyr frustrate fluster scandalize chivvy discountenance madden devil antagonize throw tear to pieces shake traumatise disappoint zing wring spook tantalize antagonise psych break the heart of confound indispose tantalise rankle roil enrage interrupt do in shake up scandalise exercise weigh down rub up the wrong way wind up get on your nerves stir up flip out grate on break get on your wick make waves be offensive make somebody's hackles rise put someone's nose out of joint throw off balance get your goat wrong stab bruise ache tear apart squeeze pinch compress mistreat scar damage thwart foil be rude to dissatisfy deject overwhelm begrudge crab grudge tear at fester resent make one's heart bleed rub the wrong way strap nit-pick prick push desolate hit hard hang up get even louse up dispirit dishearten bring down arouse anxiety in do a number on be on one's case push buttons make it tough for weigh on cut up disaffect discontent inflict trauma deeply upset knock for six ire enflame mad embitter dampen spirits cast down break one's heart sweat fear stew niggle upset the applecart tear to shreds bait discourage make blue drag down put into a funk put a damper on hurt the feelings of touch stir excite puzzle misplease wing curdle gravel chagrin revolt cool sound cap cause annoyance to cause resentment to chasten scorn bully rib victimize chaff grind snub rouse thrill put eat away at eat up steam up gnaw obsess be tee off slur humiliate embarrass hector confront criticise dispraise slander criticize make uneasy cause concern to prey on your mind make uncomfortable lie heavy on someone's mind give a bad time make anxious weigh heavy on someone's mind cause discomfort to suffer be sick be wrong with feel pain be in pain be unwell be indisposed feel unwell be ill be crook be weak be the matter with play dirty rag be a pest to lead someone a merry dance punish heckle play cat and mouse bone rub salt in wound victimise put through wringer be a nuisance to drive bananas give a zinger hit where one lives ruffle one's feathers raise your hackles give the cold shoulder give offence be disagreeable rankle with tread on someone's toes be an affront to redden frighten sensitize swell burn tax ride turn incapacitate flip pother craze floor debilitate bewilder blight grip fire up egg on take visit goad get someone get across turn on lay up key up sensitise buffet molest cause trouble to rock the boat make a scene rark mither heavy chivy scare browbeat nudge bore impede cross hinder intrude upon impose on bend someone's ear breathe down someone's neck carp at get on someone's case give someone the hump hump exacerbate drive mad make someone see red drive crazy get under your skin make angry get in your hair give someone the pip make cross get your back up drive to distraction drive round the twist get on one's nerves appal drive round the bend make your blood boil appall get your dander up abrade rattle someone's cage get up someone's nose try your patience abash confuse disenchant jar on cheese off disgrace T-off gross out rub you up the wrong way get your hackles up let down get across someone shame empurple bite incommode acerbate raise hell sour put off be at be on your back wear on be a pain in the neck belittle be a thorn in someone's side make sick cause offence to be a thorn in someone's flesh drive you up the wall be on the back of chide brown off drive nuts henpeck bum hack steam beleaguer weary bristle grill boil arouse awake quicken goose motivate absorb grab ignite attract interest push button heat up work on get someone's wick rile up mess snit pet tiff huff ask for it blow up work up panic excoriate impose upon put on the spot stroke someone's hair the wrong way push someon's buttons mess with get on the wrong side of make an enemy of somebody make sore lose one's temper give the business cause anxiety cause to panic get a rise out of get on someone balk baffle stick in one's craw set one's teeth on edge make someone fed up tire boil over make indignant whip up cause offense to deflate humble abase nonplus disillusion empoison envenom lower ridicule demean degrade alienate stun estrange put to shame get one's comeuppance take down a peg take down take the wind out make someone eat humble pie fail stagger astound jolt rock astonish amaze surprise startle dumbfound make bitter make resentful daze stupefy be offensive to be displeasing to be distasteful to cheat paralyse dumfound flabbergast baulk underwhelm overcome be repugnant to paralyze numb thunderstrike awe electrify bowl over take aback turn stomach make your gorge rise fill with loathing knock out take the wind out of your sails completely surprise give a turn throw a curve make someone's blood run cold raise someone's eyebrows set someone back on their heels shake out of your complacency hit like ton of bricks smear calumniate fail to satisfy not suffice mix up dishonor backbite revile decry traduce blackguard disparage blackball malign lampoon detract condemn asperse belie dishonour vilify deprecate bad-mouth denigrate libel defame leave dissatisfied raise eyebrows amongst cause raised eyebrows cause a few raised eyebrows amongst not pass muster not be good enough give cause for complaint

Verb

To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
defeat foil frustrate thwart ruin forestall neutralise neutralize baulk block circumvent contravene debar derail impede invalidate obstruct obviate overturn prevent scotch scuttle snooker stop stymie baffle bar confound deter discomfit halt hamper hinder nullify repel repress squash suppress upset balk checkmate curb dash nobble outwit parry rattle scupper spoil undo blank bury check counter counterplot cross disappoint do for restrain put a stop to put paid to nip in the bud put the kibosh on put the stopper on get the better of put the mockers on screw up mess up beat down cause setback foul up hold up louse up stand in the way of upset the applecart put a spoke in someone's wheel put end to take wind out of sails beat cramp crimp counteract oppose smash inhibit trammel stall elude quash cripple prohibit stump bilk crab annul escape head off evade put an end to fetter avoid hobble sidestep negate arrest root skirt stave off interfere with cancel ward off hold back take down stonewall take wind out of steer clear of hang up give the slip conquer defy cramp one's style withstand stifle bypass dodge hamstring offset duck crush be beyond circumnavigate snafu traverse deflect wreck forbid retard restrict disconcert overrule queer ditch juke avert kill defend against hold off overcome shut out cook someone's goose play off put the lid on spike someone's guns queer someone's pitch corner give the run around throw monkey wrench in throw a spanner in the works resist buck get out of shun divert finish finish off countermove eschew surpass challenge act against disrupt interdict limit miss crash keep lid on unsettle exceed throw a curve extinguish end fend off make an end of bring to a close quell destroy beggar shatter cheat confuse bring an end to dish skin stultify promote faze skip shake buffalo bollix put the damper on put a damper on cease confront pour cold water on throw cold water on shake off shuffle off triumph gain vanquish crool banjax run circles around give the run-around run rings around lick preclude bring to an end halt in its tracks shackle sweep aside be the end of take the wind out of your sails put a brake on handicap puzzle throw a monkey wrench in the works dash one's hope mystify encumber clog manacle short-circuit hog-tie nonplus handcuff embarrass veto flummox reject dead-end pigeonhole shelve tie up render null and void vote down disallow choke off cut off hang fire put on hold refuse revoke recant throw a monkey wrench into put on back burner throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of throw out rule against counterbalance give the thumbs down to counterpoise countervail negative balance compensate for cancel out make up for correct balance out counterweigh equalize square up be an antidote to countercheck make ineffective override equalise deactivate even up abrogate defuse wipe out subdue redress counterweight render ineffective intercept forfend pre-empt turn aside torpedo anticipate chill interrupt rule out devastate clobber blight sink dampen preempt help sabotage second-guess save keep put a wrench in the works get ahead of get in before shirk provide against steal a march on keep from happening ward cool get around beat someone to it beat someone to the punch beat someone to the draw keep off keep at bay put a spanner in the works cause havoc wreak havoc smother plug worst throw estop demolish interfere attack spike hit blow stay forefend put off stave cork dam desist discontinue damp commandeer damage let injure blast mar disadvise scare be early poison be one step ahead of pick off act in advance of prepare for head off at pass turn off talk out of act like a wet blanket cloud nix euchre wreak havoc with cruel wreak havoc on defend guard bulwark fence burst bubble shortcut discourage screen blow a hole in bring to naught outflank cover fend outmanoeuvre shield against fight off guard against safeguard against secure against stand up for protect against defend oneself against keep at arm's length skirt round outmaneuver preoccupy forecast delay monopolize project expect foresee envision predict find a way round monopolise get round end-run find a way around get past go around flee lose scape outrun body-swerve stay shy of throw off the scent fly weasel out of run around get away from shy escape from slip away from give the slip to run away from shuffle out of double get away finesse run from give the runaround slip through the net shuck slip through your fingers

Verb

To resist openly and boldly
defy confront face beard brave resist oppose outface withstand brazen breast dare disobey disregard flout outbrave spurn contemn deride despise front gibe insult meet head-on outdare provoke rebel ridicule scorn slight stick take on venture call someone's bluff hang tough hold out against square up to stand up to stick fast take a stand against make my day treat with contempt fly in face of put up a fight against hurl defiance at tackle face up to challenge meet face off cope with deal with face down go up against encounter accost brazen out endure bear come up against come face to face with suffer take tolerate handle sustain stomach risk swallow stand stare down meet eyeball-to-eyeball go one-on-one call one's bluff weather browbeat overawe cow intimidate outstare fight cross put up with threaten undergo brook affront countenance abide meet head on experience court stand up against waylay grapple with be confronted by stick out sit through stare out take aside go through ride out square off face with live through face out submit to hold your own stay the course stand your ground stick to your guns urge bully cope denounce mock throw down the gauntlet at resign oneself to prevail against brace oneself for grin and bear subject oneself to bear the brunt of stand fast support hack live out square off against be patient with brave out fly in the face of sit and take it wear muster courage laugh at absorb accept bide attempt overcome beat put a bold face on it be defiant put on a bold front face up pocket survive thole run the gauntlet throw down gauntlet knock chip off shoulder step over the line stand for sweat out stick with take patiently stand firm against hold with go along with abide by engage look straight in the eye battle eyeball allow play contend with brace for attack approach assault take a plunge take a chance with take a chance on take the plunge defy danger take a header take a flyer take a chance play against detain stop halt nobble collar be drawn against make a stand bit the bullet repel antagonize antagonise call out take the bull by the horns tell off disdain snub disparage disrespect ignore disesteem fail vilipend disfavor disfavour have contempt for pooh-pooh brush off refuse to acknowledge have no use for

Verb

To slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
check arrest stop halt inhibit curb bar control delay impede obstruct thwart restrain retard stem foil frustrate limit stall stay suppress bridle hamper hold up neutralise neutralize pause prevent rein stifle block catch constrain contain cut short hinder interrupt muffle reduce smother squelch still swallow terminate bottleneck counteract fight back govern hold hold back moderate repress staunch withhold bottle up brake checkmate choke choke back circumvent discourage rebuff regulate tame draw up keep in check rein in slow down bite back fetch up hold down hold in keep a lid on keep back keep under control pull in pull up slacken pace bring to a standstill interfere with nip in the bud put a brake on stand in the way of stem the flow of play for time put a spoke in someone's wheel restrict trammel handicap stymie cramp fetter encumber slow hamstring baulk shackle balk keep clog hobble confine subdue handcuff curtail hog-tie measure manacle embarrass short-circuit rule cut off discontinue forestall put a stop to tie up prohibit keep the lid on cumber cease suspend strangle gag hang up oppose put an end to stave off end freeze interdict deter resist head off quit cool intercept debar bring up avoid avert keep a tight rein on silence ward off cork baffle detain dam bork stonewall shut out cripple get in the way cork up quell quash straiten tie quiet disrupt break off shut off button up fend off get in the way of shut down calm hold off preclude throw a spanner in the works of forbid set back derail obviate delimit temper put off sink constrict postpone drop muzzle submerge deaden conceal pocket bind bring to an end throw a monkey wrench in the works of desist circumscribe cap forfend finish rule out lessen compose diminish mitigate lay off decrease stamp out leave off interfere quench break ban forgo keep down crack down on can eschew master forbear kill squash crimp refuse simmer down peg fix chain dampen slow up tranquilize bog down soothe discipline let up decelerate outlaw desist from jam defer shelve put a lid on close cancel give up pacify hide disturb hem in slacken divert counter overpower evade leash modulate tie down deny put the brakes on tranquillize abstain hold in check keep within bounds close off put back entangle keep in ward renounce tone down knock off overcome pack in put the kibosh on turn aside kick keep at bay clamp down on settle proscribe keep lid on stanch steer clear of defeat cramp one's style defend against damp abandon mellow collect occlude disallow lull damp down inconvenience exclude dodge withstand congest soften stuff scupper extinguish enjoin quieten retardate stop up nullify shush stunt intermit allay escape pick off shun lock up clog up sidestep ease cut choke off bung up plug up abjure cool off skirt weigh down shut in put an stop to reject break up refrain from cut out come to a standstill give over pull the plug on put on ice call a halt to pack up do without bring to screeching halt soft-pedal keep off keep from abstain from gulp back forbear from conquer scrub sabotage determine imprison intern plug adjourn mute capture set affect influence mollify adjust barricade impair bit direct impose limits on set limits on jail gaol sandbag conclude keep in line fence deflect crab obscure duck mire guide hesitate falter ostracize blockade block up incommode screen throttle bottle rein back abort nix loiter discommode censor immobilize remit faze make illegal immobilise fill up fill close out belay bung lullaby refrain quelch suffocate interpose burden jam up deprive becalm salve embargo hush bring under control disadvantage pass cut in palliate save box up die ostracise taboo get the better of shortstop clot cut back crack down waive be a hindrance to forswear dissolve pre-empt help bypass tie someone's hands qualify repel prorogue stopper mothball box in chill estop procrastinate cover up defend cramp someone's style stand still infringe assuage contravene shake keep secret place a limit on lay aside take down back off drown placate dispose forsake relax hold off on turn off bring to a stop lose speed oppress bother call it quits call a halt gum up stop oneself put half nelson on put on hold put on back burner put on the shelf protract come to a stop bring to a halt throw cold water on leave alone put a damper on hold over appease comfort balm saddle with drag your feet come to a halt bite one's lip withhold from push back prevent oneself from swear off restrain oneself from pour cold water on steer clear count out not give in to stop oneself from make late fight off give a hard time put in cold storage ease up keep from happening anticipate straitjacket manage ruin hang on hold the fort resist attack cushion fight crush sidetrack brace net enmesh ensnare relieve come down hard on destroy re-collect snag demarcate entrap monitor dissuade act against cross indispose gulp scotch tether keep control of veto bound circumnavigate entrammel rally corner recover inspect keep feeling inside oneself debilitate incarcerate overload boycott blacklist dissuade from garrote garrotte discomfit rattle keep on a string put a limit on disconcert spoil clobber prolong park gain control over gain mastery over prevent from making progress inc charge lock in coop up fence in necessitate close in immure concuss shotgun tie one's hands stave put on brakes retain specify demark prescribe seal caulk elude keep a rein on criminalize slam on the brakes bring into line cool down disqualify hold captive clip someone's wings define delimitate girdle sideline louse up set a limit on say goodbye to cut into break into block out close up foul up screw up lag abate keep tight rein on get bogged down put the brakes on take out of play snuff put straitjacket on throw monkey wrench in narrow down not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of make difficult put at a disadvantage bring an end to put out hush up heap shower shroud spike blackball except eliminate choke up pack sever throw a spanner in the works throw a spoke in the wheel of put a ceiling on strangle at birth reef embog arrive lay down the law to someone put out of commission place at a disadvantage give disadvantage take out tongue-tie ice dawdle down loaf bog flag poke buck resolve reconcile solace make up console tune down keep hold of declare taboo criminalise tamper keep within limits block off confuse obturate complicate hold the line trouble conflict override exile put the lid on give the thumbs down to declare illegal put the chill on give the red light to say no draw the line on mark off harness mince make it impossible for make impossible make it impracticable for check oneself turn down refuse to pay dam up gibbet gunge up wring shut out of noose squeeze freeze out silt up temperate back-water cut down keep waiting lose steam wind down anchor it pigeonhole put paid to dispense with make impracticable miss stay away from deny oneself make up for shake off break the habit of skip out on get around shrink from shirk stay away get out of restrain from counterbalance skip shy from negate impound hogtie reschedule table dummy up dry up shut up put the stopper on hit the brakes let down flaps get there draw to a halt haul up reach a standstill bring to a close do for bulwark guard disband prorogate recess monkey with stand reply beat off defend yourself retaliate put up a fight riposte let enfetter enchain gyve pinion call off axe erode undermine decide pin down pull back sit on put away fight shy of resist the temptation to take the pledge give a wide berth to go on the wagon take a breather from put on a back burner sit out avoid doing something be temperate pass up not touch have nothing to do with not do take the cure jack in put aside parry alleviate disadvise scare meet halfway cool out play down rescind scrap call bring repeal revoke recall chain up clap secure cuff bring to a premature end stop dead break short leave unfinished stop cold stop short stop in full flow bring to an untimely end sway lay on the table take a rain check on inactivate put on the back burner hang fire omit put in abeyance file pink-slip keep in abeyance lay over hold in abeyance cover fend have on a tight leash cheat damage weaken compromise condition dictate form shape mould internalize stroke reassure fall scratch cry off ax internalise modify touch alter underlie put in irons clap in irons stand off peter out not move safeguard against secure against protect against shield against seize talk out of predispose mold incline work on shepherd directionalize act on rock to sleep take the sting out take it easy chill out settle down quiet down ease off take the edge lay back stand up for guard against skirt round defend oneself against keep at arm's length take impact on exert influence on lick put in chains expropriate grab snatch commandeer have an effect on be a factor in act like a wet blanket stop midstream encroach on have an impact on attack ambush challenge gentle humble knock it off cow appropriate interlope confront accost hijack tackle waylay buttonhole reclaim bust keep under wraps keep inside black out clamp down come down on take severe measures against take stern measures against tighten up on get tough pounce on take on get tough on come down on like a ton of bricks come down heavily on water down forego get a grip on swoop down on take away quit cold cease to indulge in go without lay off of kick the habit kick over make off with head off at pass elapse intrude lapse expire go waver intervene dither stagger vacillate wabble teeter balance wobble scruple limp stumble whiffle heckle break in wind up chime in dead-end cut in on wink out chip in intrude on intervene in barge in horn in come to an end be over break train of thought butt in butt in on break in on interject bust in come between intersect inject disjoin chip in on muscle in on work in barge in on disunite horn in on divide in edge in insinuate crash put in chime in on separate disconnect muscle in crowd in call it a day close down be suspended put a sock in draw to a close be abandoned come to a close blow the whistle on hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill be broken off shilly-shally wiggle-waggle draw to a stand hang back come to rest

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