Đồng nghĩa của sell

Alternative for sell

sells, sold, selling

Đồng nghĩa: market, peddle, vend,

Trái nghĩa: buy,

Verb

To persuade someone of the merits of
promote advocate advance further pitch aggrandize boost encourage espouse hype plug propagandise propagandize proselytise proselytize push recommend tout advertise advertize drum market persuade puff spiel hustle put across get across talk someone into talk up gain acceptance for get support for win someone over to soft sell speak for win approval for convince someone of the merits of get acceptance for hype up puff up soft-soap bring someone round to persuade someone to accept bang the drum for beat the drum for sweet talk publicize ballyhoo publicise endorse give publicity to flog merchandise flack huckster trumpet flaunt sponsor give a puff to call attention to give a plug to peddle publish promulgate proclaim declare broadcast spruik flash show announce herald inform annunciate post apprise enunciate notify disclose release present communicate circularize expose divulge exhibit reveal popularize circularise make public make known build up popularise bill blazon display trailer blaze blare sound trail advise praise placard uncover spot blurb acquaint alert unmask splash crack up spread around run with hard sell spread abroad put on the map get on soapbox for beat the drum bring to public notice give notice of shout from the rooftops shout out give out make a pitch shift turn over gazette persuade people to buy commend mention namecheck spin champion back write up draw attention to give a mention to supply package package as traffic in campaign for get behind deal in cry up spotlight talk something up put in a good word for upsell pump up put up in lights play up parade boast spread about flourish brag showboat overpraise speak of talk of swagger speak well of swank unveil press-agent cry build crow vaunt brandish gloat grandstand air put before the public big up feature showcase blow up show off

Verb

To gain an advantage or profit by using unfair or deceitful methods
cheat con swindle defraud fleece bilk stiff sucker cozen trick deceive diddle gyp sting dupe victimise victimize rook do flimflam hustle skin hoodwink bleed screw mislead gaff fool bamboozle fiddle shortchange hose mulct squeeze stick hoax gull chisel short delude euchre ream skunk chouse thimblerig beguile scam pluck snooker nobble beat finagle exploit shaft have burn snow milk chicane bunco gouge illude rob sandbag goldbrick cross take rush fudge shuck trim belirt blench crib lirt rogue rip off double-cross take in shake down take advantage of take for a ride do in put one over on pull a swifty on pull a fast one on short-change stitch up lead up the garden path pull one's leg rope in do a number on jerk around double-deal sell down the river give someone a bum steer fast talk take out break the rules give bum steer screw over give the shaft betray humbug juggle bluff outwit entrap kid misguide spoof hornswoggle gammon catch buffalo misinform fake out suck in have on string along sell out stab in the back clip outmanoeuvre take to the cleaners catch out outmaneuver fake do the dirty on double deal pull the wool over someone's eyes thwart overcharge steal soak plunder sell someone down the river stump despoil sell a pup ensnare two-time run a game on sell a bill of goods inveigle seduce lead on swizzle sharp hook falsify circumvent disappoint cuckold fail backstab let down impose upon lie to put on sell a pup to take for play away cross up step out play joke on pull fast one take to cleaners take for ride beat out of four-flush split play false break faith with be unfaithful to be disloyal to trap jive throw disinform pull wool over set up play for a fool have someone on hocus-pocus take someone in lure lie overreach entice outfox lead astray tempt pull a fast one misrepresent fabricate bait pull the wool over somebody's eyes outsmart manipulate lead one down the garden path fox pull the wool over one's eyes distort wheedle decoy mousetrap prevaricate cajole embezzle gazump juke pervert misstate make a fool of allure outslick take someone for a ride confuse coax befool manoeuvre outthink defeat maneuver impose on misdirect bewilder baffle throw off the scent put on the wrong track abuse equivocate caboodle solicit swizz persuade induce sweet-talk frame outjockey outplay pretend outdo jockey belie do out of steal a march on use outguess top outgeneral fib goose worst jip cap pull somebody's leg corrupt mistreat lead down the garden path pull someone's leg balk exaggerate put on an act perjure get the better of palter lead up garden path sell a bill of goods to stretch the truth end run figure out be economical with the truth send on a wild goose chase trump up foil entangle frustrate joke wangle soft-soap play enmesh woo play games with doublespeak propagandize snare give the wrong impression trifle with play with propagandise play a trick on pilfer baulk mock bias steer twist banter jolly feign put one over on someone alter slant garble butter up out-think dissimulate cover up double-talk pull a fast one on someone doctor warp gaslight fix change cook pull something dissemble put on false front invent misreport misinterpret massage misrelate bend color colour play trick on bait and switch give wrong information to put up smoke screen talk into do someone in the eye forswear tamper with pull wool over eyes run rings round throw dust in someone's eyes tell stories tell a lie depart from the truth prey on make up a story bear false witness commit perjury not tell the truth fake it tell untruths be cleverer than make rings round wrong steer invent a story put a spin on phony up promote forswear yourself tell a terminological inexactitude put one over duck weasel dodge mess around deprive impose troll make a monkey of make somebody look an idiot do someone dirty lead off deke slip out cop out worm one's way out of beat around the bush tease stretch the rules bend the rules pull something funny stack the cards hit below the belt pull in slip something over on defy bunk dust sham flirt trifle pigeon bilk of extort dally filch ruin toy coquet enchant entrance charm attract blag wanton elude rebel against disobey outperform wind up hypnotize bewitch dazzle blind mesmerize captivate spellbind put something over on trip up play a jest on play a prank on play a joke on murphy win over heist welsh pass off psych out play a practical joke on be sold a pup challenge sway contrive play dirty make a sucker of give the runaround cuck send on a wild-goose chase best overcome flam impress make a fool of somebody catfish play-act toy with dally with bleed dry lead somebody down the garden path gip hypnotise mesmerise shave finesse fit up go one better than take to the cleaner's do number on sucker into put someone up to something cuckoldize make use of penalise punish penalize fine forfeit lay a trap for lie under oath swear falsely ingratiate play for a sucker string someone along fascinate distract toll ensorcell tout shill wile speak with forked tongue create fiction plant shovel concoct tell a fib make up tell a little white lie play games stage-manage pull strings pull wires pressure press horn put horns on hornify twist around your little finger come on egg one on draw invite pull net play fast and loose with bribe yuck yuk jest jape fun josh quip gag wisecrack chaff capture prejudice spin disguise skew come on to sweep off one's feet rag ridicule bother bag immesh implicate embroil mesh ensnarl entoil tangle wind interfere with tinker with melt decline curve writhe slump angle gnarl put one on collapse deteriorate knot take out of context quote out of context crush whitewash sag make out like deviate misconstrue blandish flatter land blarney involve catch up betrap benet forge patronise capitalize on misuse profit from step on walk all over treat lightly play on take liberties with cash in on maltreat ill-use leverage trade on control target patronize play someone for a sucker use for one's own ends palaver make sport of poke fun at make fun of yank somebody's chain counterfeit urge get round bootlick soften stroke crowd tantalize oil prevail on push influence brownnose soap reel in lay for box in set a trap for misspeak tantalise adulterate bull overdraw misinstruct tell an untruth tell a falsehood embroider debase rub the right way work over make up to suck up to play up to get next to get around lay it on thick build up spread it on hand a line work on sweeten up argue into apple polish be untruthful concoct a story not speak the truth break promise forswear oneself say something untrue perjure oneself be forsworn embellish vitiate BS frame someone perjure yourself lie through one's teeth make believe lack candor put up a front tell a white lie contravene salt dress up rig misquote traverse gloss deacon contort frame up

Verb

To convince, or cause to believe, through reason or argument
persuade convince induce coax get influence entice sway urge cause coerce compel inveigle prompt cajole encourage incline instigate motivate advise dispose impel impress incite lure move tempt bring counsel drive exhort lead make procure reason convert draw enlist propagandise propagandize proselytise proselytize brainwash proselyte argue into bring around talk into talk someone into wheedle someone into win over cause to believe convert to get round lead to do plead with press someone into pressure someone into pressurize someone into prevail on reason someone into turn on to work over bring to senses lead to believe prevail upon prod someone into twist someone's arm wear down bring round gain confidence of win argument prove to sell one on talk round satisfy put across coax into assure reassure hook affect bring round to the idea of crack suck in guarantee wheedle seduce turn inspire make a believer cause to feel certain twist one's arm bring home to gain one's confidence nag into promote get around stimulate gain argue make certain dispel someone's doubts sell to reason someone into believing dispel doubt put someone's mind at rest put mind at ease impress to demonstrate to effect overcome bait tantalize bring to reason allure interest tantalise arouse someone's interest in persuade to buy invite woo entrap prejudice bias reach guide manipulate impact strike touch control colour slant jaundice mould nobble predispose bend mold carry color conduct tell on impact on lead by the nose soften up work on turn one's head tell promise pledge to declare to relieve doubt attest to relieve any doubt guarantee to declare confidently to relieve any doubts certify to give one's word to vow to give one's assurance to give surety to relieve doubts affirm to confirm to swear to provoke actuate indoctrinate condition press trigger force rouse push prod instill goad instil spur teach activate pressurize egg on stir inculcate program propel pressurise excite programme pressure spark prick stir up spur on train re-educate nudge determine twist somebody's arm make willing inspirit arouse catechize galvanize get on your side animate instruct galvanise whip up suggest hypnotize drill alter constrain educate direct oblige initiate order impassion inflame budge evangelize goose invigorate govern necessitate poison pique embolden sting foment envigorate drive on hypnotise set off sweet-talk fire up recruit put up to root on set on evangelise turn on bring pressure upon make of a mind to bring to God alter conviction cause to adopt spread the gospel agitate preach to spread the word spread the gospel to spread the word to make someone see the light bring into the fold make converts of talk over change talk someone round adapt blandish bring over work steer mobilize quicken prepare whet beguile prime mobilise enthuse set going prove chivvy charm win round cultivate sic crowd remind sound impose on orient give require impress on smooth-talk make expectant make you of a mind to effectuate enkindle prevail squeeze steamroll bulldoze put a bomb under jog memory win around get somebody on your side gain somebody's support prepossess obligate change one's mind show one the error of their ways make one see the light show someone the error of their ways demand recommend twist pick abet brew raise ferment wheedle into draw in cajole into muscle sandbag start tend soft-soap make biased distort skew make partial make partisan blackjack prod into agitate for set breed forward craze taunt get to juice fan the fire key up solicit psych further school exert influence on kick-start propose caution put someone up to something rally occasion elicit apply pressure forewarn kindle bring about verge favour look favor preach energize incentivize evoke steel admonish scheme get going plot insinuate originate needle hint plan rev up rabble-rouse advocate hearten exhilarate uplift empower vitalize change belief seek converts make converts embrace evangelize to be born again bring to Christ accept adopt get into defend make see the light stand behind bend somebody's ear uphold approve incentify refresh incentivise energise help work up add fuel steam up make waves be willing gravitate toward be partial lean to be predisposed not mind be disposed tutor discipline lesson imbue ground show a preference for pump up suggest to hint to cheer on pep up boost up plant implant coach radicalize fanaticize radicalise extremize break down reform redeem crusade save assimilate sermonize preachify homilize campaign baptise sermonise transfer baptize cause to be born again cause someone to change their mind offer the gospel to make someone change their mind cause to see the light seek converts among share the gospel with act as a missionary spread the faith to make converts among change the belief of spread the faith tell the gospel to make someone change their beliefs cause someone to change their beliefs cause a change of heart

Verb

To make a (usually commercial) proposition
pitch propose offer table tender advance present proffer propound submit deliver introduce pose posit propone proposition put forward express state raise air expound declare suggest set forth adduce broach make known moot announce ventilate give relate report lay out assert publish cite impart exhibit argue expose articulate manifest allege put stage put up mount volunteer throw up communicate set before disclose divulge pronounce bring up reveal proclaim promulgate broadcast throw out formulate set down set out move advocate exhort question query prescribe plug make a pitch solicit offer as a suggestion bounce build up lay forward ballyhoo put on the map serve come up with throw spotlight on puff make a pitch for aggrandize exalt beat the drum for hype extend ask about ask get the answer to seek the answer to say voice utter tell affirm aver enunciate explain pass specify sound asseverate verbalize speak sound out vent preach talk vocalize phrase frame couch word give out enumerate maintain verbalise testify give rundown spell out recount recite elucidate describe enounce chime in narrate come out with bring out give voice to give blow-by-blow spiel rehearse avow vocalise interpret be specific about illustrate display demonstrate unveil lodge issue demo enter produce launch provide file preview show cast lay contribute roll out put on bring about bring forward hand out put on display put before the public mention recommend contend vote prefer touch on name claim place press allude to quote postulate profess point out attest insist intimate avouch note bring refer to discuss opine hold instance purport swear indicate drop register detail make reference to advert to talk about touch upon protest notice trot out render venture call attention to plead lay down identify put forth represent float speak of urge certify uphold refer warrant designate convey spread promote point to make out advise hold out initiate imply depose yield bid establish invoke reference asservate make a motion bear witness advert acknowledge champion repeat stress emphasize emphasise talk of delineate put in remark on tell of hint at comment on hand in peddle nominate challenge carry charge counsel reason insinuate hint supply canvass pretend commit get together record open lay before herald move for furnish hit on exemplify support draw attention to give an account of give as an example guarantee notify inform admit confess predicate reassert allegate reaffirm put on record vouch make a case let out make mention of let anyone know of speak out give away attest to give testimony raise a subject go into let on about breathe a word of speak about pop off bring something forward bring something up put something forward catalogue particularize syllogize finger dictate bear put on the table forward namecheck namedrop bring forth reproduce define confirm expostulate vow witness defend take out conjecture essay speculate remark validate turn transpose translate set before someone draw conclusions rumour put about that justify rumor list itemize particularise catalog set something forth let someone know of show off remonstrate prove assign evoke dare to say recollect itemise recall explicate appeal hypothesize shoot one's wad mouth off shoot off one's mouth address explore test the popularity of run something up the flagpole run something up the flagpole to see who salutes invite spitball request kibitz cover prevail upon approach put in a bid of make an offer of make an offer project hypothesise canvas make a case for organize give reasons for acquaint treat put to send in grant interject open up embark on raise the subject of enter on interpose try out raise subject set donate deliberate about exchange views about talk through converse about exchange views on bring in talk over confer about deal with do speak one's piece harbinger bestow inquire give an introduction enquire give an explanation of gift share confer lay on the line make acquainted with open to view acquaint with fix up accord inform of organise subsidise subsidize sacrifice bring together press for make somebody aware of open up on bring to somebody's attention turn somebody on to let oneself in for kick in stump up throw in chip in dole out pitch in disseminate annunciate give somebody a taste for spring with mouth debate denote blare publicize circulate look trumpet import advertise advertize evidence extract mutter connote inflect intone bespeak blazon intonate modulate yell cry shout clothe roar publicise excerpt number remember reminisce accuse impute put across give utterance to put into words give utterance put over make public get over give expression bring into the open get across pour out put in words give expression to shout from the rooftops testify to give vent to give evidence illustrate with appeal to give as example get down to brass tacks

Verb

Be transferred

Verb

To earn through work or effort
bring in earn get gain acquire obtain make secure procure realise realize attain win draw reap bag land garner capture fetch carry produce yield gross return bring bear pay cost accrue recoup come by pull down knock down take home get paid be worth net receive score collect achieve pick up pull in clear pocket rake in derive rack up get hold of gather grab cop snag take chalk up have be paid glean haul in raise accumulate sell for reach hook find go for clean up amass accomplish give take in clinch access nab wangle pull annex be given notch up clock up annexe command bring home scrape together bank seize buy afford effect purchase profit collar log hit appropriate carry off come to have hustle get possession of arrive at pay out ring up corral provide make a profit of generate supply effectuate consummate swing induce grasp be priced at get your hands on bring about bring forth come into possession of come to take possession of amount to receive a salary of take home earnings of gather in pull off beget scoop engender create snare establish catch retrieve cull harvest compass be awarded furnish occasion tender catalyze bestow recover fulfil walk off with snap up nail sell at be turn come away with possess oneself of catalyse be marked at turn out run at snatch have a price of conquer fulfill bring on be valued at cash in on scare up build up set back win possession of result in lay hold of get hands on latch onto lock up solicit get one's hands on command a price of translate into blag walk away with accept rake something in profit with adopt assume claim record knock up polish off manage glom onto reify draw in trap be appointed to glom canvass ingather get in get as a result hold be presented with have conferred on one make a profit get one's mitts on come into come in for take receipt of realize a profit of retail at be found for be trading at source locate trace track track down buy out latch on to lay hands on manage to get prevail upon buy up make a haul bring around possess retain enjoy own tie up encounter market for attract make a killing show profit pay off pay dividend repay contribute prompt spawn cinch pot come across come upon happen upon luck into fall upon stumble upon offer proffer draw on do discharge admit give off breed invoke work beam cause blossom guarantee ice ensure make sure make sure of assure guaranty give security insure wrap up advance enlist complete ameliorate merit justify deserve warrant set one back knock someone back charge develop bring to fruition fructify form give forth propagate price at grow into wax run into bring home the groceries be deserving of pay one's dues be entitled to be worthy of be gainfully employed have a right to perform make it big bring home the bacon eke out make fast buck be in line for wrangle sock demand hoard drum up schlenter scrape up get at salvage occupy inherit make use of beg borrow or steal save lay up gobble up value at impose levy ask fix price at take over commandeer expropriate arrogate usurp confiscate preempt wrest hijack sequester requisition take control of convert press pirate experience sequestrate impound elicit steal lay claim to incur extract contract sustain help oneself to strike evolve meet with attach bring off carry out disseize distrain poind misappropriate lay one's hands on pre-empt take on accroach be subjected to pay for invade be elevated to feel succeed originate take up take away run up take control understand know stem splash out on succeed in get done carry through endure add increase overrun arouse suffer undergo invite meet be provided with arrange formulate face prehend get into one's hands get one's fingers on gather up be in receipt of liberate swipe redeem execute corner bring upon yourself expose oneself to bring upon oneself lay yourself open to conclude accede to fix invest in shop for engineer borrow knock off search out perpetrate make a purchase of put money into make the purchase of put on arrive contract for sign for get in exchange actualize hit up make good on fall into turn in follow through with sew up deliver on grab hold of prosecute follow through on bring to completion pierce gain possession of extricate captivate colonize sense reserve come up with overcome walk away garrison presume accept delivery of take into one's possession agree to receive spring assimilate market get a hold of be one's lot fall to the lot register tally prevail assume responsibility for take command of take charge of gain control of assume control of colonise take delivery of maneuver manoeuvre make claim to hold out for succeed in making bargain for go shopping barter for succeed to deprive of property notch make it to maintain be sent make free with claim unduly subjugate finalize wind up go through come into contact with partake in finalise finish off go through with provoke stockpile accede kipe fix up sort out bear brunt take possession be granted fall heir take responsibility for moonlight requisition arrogate to oneself grow deduce judge infer reason decide extrapolate tot get fingers on clap hands on become indebted with become liable to pay have to bear have to endure be the object of welcome filch finish take something over shoplift purloin pinch abstract excogitate make out elaborate determine educe follow snaffle use rob snitch lift nick negotiate bear the brunt of have to put up with mount up half-inch scrump take for oneself abscond with bone nobble heist whip honor conduct commit honour be subject to expose yourself to be liable to give rise to lay oneself open to bring down on organize grip do justice to take care of pull something off live up to make it nail it put it over do the trick get there keep faith with put the tin lid on do a bang-up job get someplace fulfill one's potential make hay perfect do one proud put through be true to satisfy pilfer tief snavel clutch clasp work out put together become liable to contact speak to become subject to call write to gain access ascertain intercept clench pluck simulate glove grow in pick patronize take hold of reach for seize hold of hang on to fasten on patronise take out organise add on increase in trade for deal in set up make a purchase make a buy go shopping for acquire more of something sponge appeal for ask for lobby for beg for implore for dig up petition for ask people to give plead for call on pass the hat panhandle for accept donations

Verb

To inform on someone to the authorities
betray shop squeal snitch grass inform finger sing pool shelf delate tattle job stool dime inform on tell on rat on grass on split on inform against rat out peach on stitch up give away squeal on dob in fink on sell down the river turn in blow the whistle on sneak on pimp on do the dirty on drop a dime on drop the dime on dob on squeak on point the bone at turn King's evidence turn Queen's evidence report blow the whistle rat squeak sell out snitch on sneak tell blab fink talk peach hand over denounce stab in the back spill the beans split give up incriminate inculpate grass up be disloyal to tell tales tell all put the finger on spill your guts sell someone down the river expose be disloyal clype tell tales on turn over tell tales about accuse nark dob pimp break faith with be unfaithful to confess act as an informer tattletale clype on be a Judas to point the finger at blow the gaff turn informer let the cat out of the bag spill the beans about put someone's pot on let down double-cross set up sing about tell the police about tell the authorities about spill the beans on leak inform on somebody tip tattle on give someone a Judas kiss delate on implicate notify appoint make a charge against make a complaint against inform on someone shop someone rat on someone cite name arraign snitch on someone finger someone grass on someone peach on someone rat someone out tell tales on someone brand charge do drop a dime on someone drop the dime on someone pimp on someone fink on someone put the finger on someone blow the whistle on someone leak to point to tip off crack reveal dish point a finger at reveal all come clean speak up speak out hang something on tout give it up dish the dirt give the game away divulge information tell the facts reveal information be a mole do the dirty drop the dime be an insider drop a dime

Verb

To decrease the value, character, or quality of
prostitute pervert corrupt debase degrade deprave demean warp vitiate subvert abase debauch profane cheapen poison demoralise demoralize bastardise bastardize deteriorate lessen canker misuse devalue lower abuse misemploy misapply betray waste squander sacrifice sell out be untrue to oneself defile pollute contaminate foul brutalize bestialize chasten desecrate smirch ruin spoil brutalise disgrace humble distort shame violate taint sully dishonour dishonor sink make degenerate lead astray take down humiliate discredit embitter undermine adulterate damage mortify belittle seduce depreciate disparage bemean diminish cast down drag down twist misinterpret harm garble misrepresent bend misconstrue reduce colour demote blaspheme despoil color weaken infect mudsling dilute befoul denigrate animalize stain derogate destroy alloy outrage treat with disrespect commit sacrilege lower the status of confound skew soil impair mongrelize depress downgrade lure rot stoop descend blight consume rust inflict crawl worsen reduce in value subjugate bias prejudice reduce in quality corrode envenom bring down bring low turn dump on lower someone's status lower someone's dignity minimize undervalue jaundice minimise tarnish sour abandon one's principles beat down scourge ulcer sore blemish go bad go to hell live in the gutter waste away cripple blacken debilitate injure vandalize devaluate falsify scorn hoodoo revile vice cuss flame swear voodoo curse darn tar trash mock deface depredate treat sacrilegiously sack pillage ravage devour insult desolate devastate spoliate mar vandalise blaspheme against dehumanize desensitize drag through the mud reduce the status of misappropriate divert commit sin do wrong be evil talk dirty dehumanise slam decry pan desensitise detract make lose face commit sacrilege against lay waste to mess up misrelate slant misstate fudge deflect cook bring shame to put double whammy on run down put down cut down shoot down tear down exploit mishandle mistreat cut salt spike steer change fake alter veer water brainwash doctor dissipate embezzle mismanage steal defalcate take down a peg cut down to size phony up doctor up make bad use of smear defame besmirch blot slur slander malign stigmatize embarrass vilify bring into disrepute stigmatise libel calumniate deride asperse knock rubbish besmear drag through the mire bad-mouth bring shame on censure slag off crush traduce reproach bring discredit to deflate spot give a bad name rip do a hatchet job on abash give a black eye reflect badly on scandalize blotch disrespect speak ill of attack scandalise bring shame upon break subdue breathe on discount squash ridicule tar and feather deprecate assail rip up and down do a number on sling mud at muckrake dismiss show up discomfit make someone eat crow take down a peg or two own put someone in their place cast a slur on spread scandal about fling mud at run smear campaign blister cast aspersions on trivialize detract from play down put to shame downplay show in a bad light make someone eat humble pie quash minify chagrin snub diss dis vilipend trivialise put in a bad light trash-talk poor-mouth roast dirty cry down make a fool of write off give a bad name to hurt blacken the name of underrate discolor criticize discolour marginalize slate flatten scorch pooh-pooh criticise marginalise impugn pull down bring dishonour to pour scorn on sneer at cause to lose face mark down pull apart influence take to pieces kiss off talk down have a go at cut to the quick make ashamed settle someone's hash cow disfigure decrease underestimate bust expose vanquish compromise condemn disfavor attenuate overcome understate manipulate disfavour tame squelch treat lightly annoy disrate dispraise bash affront upset laugh off laugh at attaint slight misprize scoff at discountenance do down confuse maculate disoblige hold cheap hit out at pick holes in muck up make light of disconcert reflect negatively vituperate speak badly of pull to pieces have the last laugh on cast in a bad light damage the reputation of harm the reputation of get the better of muddy the reputation of take the wind out of someone's sails blacken the reputation of condescend deign flaw unsettle denature brand wreck endamage badmouth subordinate bloody crab speckle disconsider devalorize lower in rank demolish cast a slur disdain lower in status blackguard harden blast touch curb criticize unfairly relegate rap sneer deform undercut sabotage destabilize cross up disregard toughen drag through mud drag someone's name through the mud sling mud soften discipline restrain let down take apart spread lies about silence make uncomfortable make someone feel ashamed declass afflict check repress strike dumb put away blacken the character of bad mouth give black eye sully the reputation of throw mud at rip up lose face put hooks in tear into pop one's balloon put one away make eat dirt offend take to bits bump set back revert provoke case-harden inure make one feel small bring down a peg set a bad example destabilise succumb nose dive aggravate drop reduce to the ranks kick downstairs force to eat humble pie wound dispirit defeat coarsen put in your place axe slash taunt overwhelm smash enfeeble overpower ax dip slow make callous make unfeeling slap disappoint tease incapacitate suppress sap lower oneself debase oneself debase yourself demean yourself lower yourself be reduced demean oneself keep down lace automate robotize mechanize mechanise imbrute automatize barbarize be reduced to impoverish extinguish write down faze fluster rattle displease nonplus vex irritate begrime grime muddy putrefy horrify appal rout enervate sledge smudge miscall scuzz up slang gird jeer scoff appall put someone to shame get one's comeuppance take the wind out harass worry make foul wither be rude to give offence to call names step on one's toes cause offence to cut dead hurt someone's feelings treat disrespectfully throw shade call someone names interfere with splash get dirty spatter bring to ruin cause instability tinker with fiddle with make impure tamper with muck gaum mire splatter distain bemire daub poor mouth pooh pooh sour grapes bring someone to their knees make filthy make dirty get filthy cause to feel small crumb bedraggle mess muss make mucky muss up put out of countenance take a swipe at shoot full of holes disesteem ruin the reputation of bring into disfavour blacken someone's name damage someone's reputation destroy someone's credibility

Verb

To praise or compliment, typically excessively or insincerely
flatter compliment praise blarney cajole humour soft-soap sweet-talk flannel admire commend puff blandish court adulate belaud butter up fawn hero-worship honey massage overpraise stroke wheedle express admiration for fawn on inveigle laud pander to panegyrize pay tribute to beslaver bootlick brownnose charm con crawl to creep to glorify grovel humor jolly make much of oil pay blandishments to pay court to play up to salve snow soften suck up to toady wax lyrical about be all over lay it on thick say nice things about build up cater to compliment excessively fall all over sweeten up work on work over get next to spread it on lay it on with a trowel rub the right way coax palaver smooth-talk slaver persuade entice woo beguile brown-nose lure tempt get round seduce make up to ingratiate oneself with dance attendance on prevail on talk into induce kowtow win over influence curry favour with curry favor with curry favour curry favor fawn over manoeuvre truckle toady to urge maneuver rub up the right way be servile towards be sycophantic towards truckle to crawl suck up sway allure soap bring round kowtow to apple-polish cower creep cringe lick someone's boots abase oneself to be obsequious towards demean oneself to keep someone sweet bow and scrape to revere ingratiate banter decoy worship gush over tantalize elevate get tantalise worm get around argue into press be obsequious to be servile to fuss be sycophantic to put on a pedestal soothe kiss feet stoop crouch pander kneel bow fawn upon soften up smoodge to cultivate lay it on kiss up to bow and scrape ingratiate yourself prostrate oneself to try to get on the good side of seek the favour of grovel to try to win over adore caress venerate lionize mollycoddle fuss over cosset pat spoil baby pet pamper indulge solicit rave over kiss someone's feet lionise quail bend eat dirt puff up back-scratch submit to defer to captivate overdo it sweet talk get in with prostrate oneself cozy up keep sweet talk humiliate yourself abase yourself humble yourself eat crow prostrate yourself prostrate oneself before abase oneself eat humble pie get on the right side of flatter into attract wile butter up to make a fuss of encourage draw stroke one's ego exalt convince prod make hook wangle reason argue coerce pressure pressurize plague talk into something twist somebody's arm pester importune come on tease prevail upon rope in jawbone barter arm-twist roose pressurise finagle dupe deceive crowd push mislead delude entrap bring pressure to bear on apple polish hand a line eulogize grovel before cringe before fall over oneself for abase oneself before invite debase eulogise defer submit praise to excess abase scrape yield cotton smarm around sing the praises of bow and scrape before praise to the skies fall on one's knees be obsequious cave in to be at beck and call lick boots pay court be servile honey up buddy up

Verb

To persuade forcefully
pressure force coerce bulldoze influence press pressurise pressurize badger compel dragoon browbeat drive intimidate persuade push bully hassle hound impel pester squeeze bother goad harass harry impress nag oblige prod urge bludgeon brainwash constrain obligate railroad blackjack hustle muscle sandbag insist make politick fast-talk lean on prevail on put pressure on strong-arm use pressure on come at press-gang push around put the squeeze on turn on the heat work over put the screws on twist arm twist someone's arm breathe down someone's neck bring pressure to bear on induce prompt incite steamroller encourage spur require egg on cow provoke exhort use strong-arm tactics on threaten necessitate terrorize instigate menace nudge bounce terrorise hector propel tyrannize stir put the heat on cajole tyrannise domineer inveigle adjure work on oppress put up to admonish move stimulate enforce enjoin trigger advise wheedle put under an obligation implore bind beseech cause frighten charge entreat coax tempt demand bullyrag command goose bogart inspire prick sway bluster sic mau-mau twist somebody's arm convince insist on torment fire up get plague persecute motivate warn order buffalo caution concuss twist one's arm blackmail shotgun excite try to persuade whip act on call on appeal to railroad into tighten the screws on boss around bulldoze into lead daunt have someone do something agitate scare terrify talk into subdue counsel beg awe recommend steamroll unnerve promote solicit overawe sting bid plead entice restrict restrain dragoon into occasion talk arouse rouse incentivize subjugate impose beset overbear egg actuate argue browbeat into key up despotize ask incentivise pick on rowel sound boss about prescribe finagle push for put the bite on impose on put screws to stir up turn the screws on call upon con win over put the arm on spur on put the chill on bring pressure upon shanghai soften up smother suffocate worry commit ramrod kick crowd compress preach constrict condense squash astrict indebt importune assail manipulate dog repress hinder suppress suggest castigate will lean heavy inflame challenge besiege forewarn ride roughshod over high pressure needle have effect trouble vex mangle leave someone no option foment walk heavy ride roughshod force somebody's hand chivvy roust lash titillate apply pressure tighten the screw on turn the screw on prevail upon put the frighteners on pressurize into coerce into make indebted appeal request lord it over put heat on bludgeon into bully into make an offer they can't refuse maneuver sanction manoeuvre high-pressure put through the wringer terrorize into intimidate into work up propose bring pressure to bear advance rationalize rationalise conjure countenance commend bring force to bear on upset put off disturb make nervous unsettle hold a gun to someone's head make necessary crack down advocate expedite direct ingratiate throw weight around psych up inspan instruct tell leave someone no option but to outface stare down outstare deter put off balance ordain decree exact dictate claim trick deceive jockey speed up dispose ride ruffle put the screws to rule discourage disconcert dismay stand up to abash alarm rally elicit impassion incline quest affright spook appoint pour it on overcome bring spark inspirit activate energize evoke steel invigorate appall appal steamroller into charm hearten impact exhilarate convert animate uplift empower vitalize galvanize embolden train turn on foist flatter sell on galvanise envigorate strike incentify refresh energise help call for use duress on burden conscript use force on urge by force choke apply obtrude contract push about plead with clamor for stipulate for give the order to give the command to press for exert influence on exert force on blarney scare off go to town on bear down pin down pique court draw worm pound put to work work bear down on bear hard on put squeeze on lure sweet-talk soft-soap beguile hint to pump up cheer on whip up pep up boost up suggest to psych someone out put someone off their stroke scare the bejesus out of blandish reason palaver smooth-talk kowtow get round bring round banter snow oil soap seduce bring pressure to bear upon fix emphasize to set instil in instil drum into establish stress to inculcate inculcate in instill stress butter up lay it on spread it on sweeten up act as an incentive to bring home to drive into ingrain in knock into din into act as a stimulus to bring home get into head fix deeply in someone's mind establish in someone's mind drive home leave in no doubt thrust inflict extract send extort expect requisition introduce effectuate express unload land someone with take lumber someone with saddle someone with bear force upon create wreak engender seek determine render levy steer invoke summon breed bring about result in burden someone with cause to be cause to become palm pass off lay put palm off wish leave pulp fob off need wrest precipitate condition crave postulate predispose produce turn generate call mandate beget spawn enact enkindle carry out do catalyse catalyze authorize authorise clamour for appeal for pester for nag for translate into lay claim to give rise to badger for bring on contribute to lay down the law bay for petition for insist upon ask for throw place catapult mobilize reduce mobilise enthuse pitchfork intrude orient root commandeer forcefully persuade shove proclaim decide assert oneself exert achieve accomplish pronounce pull volunteer someone unwittingly pray for arrogate beg for apply for hit up supplicate hold out for sue for impetrate whistle for inquire about employ milk bring forth perform fulfill fulfil develop attain pull off foster adjudge make compulsory pick abet brew raise ferment bleed subject fine assess announce read the riot act put one's foot down declare lay down set on drive on procure tell someone to volunteer wring warrant carry agitate for forward craze taunt get to set off juice fan the fire root on psych further assign consign involve task beckon subpoena entail ransom shake bribe give orders to give orders call the shots put foot down give directions sweep condemn doom voluntell extort money from want mean unleash shake down suck behoove affect bias vent demand hush money from hold to ransom put the shake on give obtain make willing impress on yield behove be grounds for subject to prevail kindle deliver administer indulge exercise bestow perpetrate visit execute gratify offload dump begin lead to look for lay on wreck end in draw on trigger off press out touch off make happen spark off mete out serve out squeeze out be the cause of give free rein to give vent to deal out leave no choice but to shift on to compel to accept pull a fast one ram down one's throat thrust upon inflict upon get rid of sneak in insert fraudulently

Verb

To meet the expectations, needs, or desires of (someone)
satisfy satiate gratify sate fulfil fulfill quench indulge content fill please humour humor serve slake feed gladden meet suit cheer comfort delight oblige pleasure accommodate amuse elate enliven enthral enthrall exhilarate feast flatter gas glad satisfice surfeit warm cloy refresh animate captivate capture entertain rejoice cater to pander to agree with provide for make content tickle pink buck up give pleasure to make happy brighten up fill the bill make merry make someone feel good do the trick give a buzz give someone a kick hit the spot pamper appease spoil coddle overindulge regale gorge glut thrill baby stuff divert tickle favor favour give in to cosset charm mollycoddle enchant comply with yield to treat cheer up delectate enrapture overfill sicken bow to fascinate dandle nurse go along with feather-bed assuage excite dote on make a fuss of nauseate pet overfeed cater bewitch fill up titillate cocker jade benefit abet beguile appeal to wet-nurse spoon-feed overparent pacify wait on hand and foot wrap in cotton wool mollify placate soothe cram help weary hearten uplift entrance arride saturate pander sustain suffice enamor allure attract honour reward honor facilitate pall absorb fawn on cuddle foster solace disport cherish give way to caress nanny get one's kicks turn on cater for pique warm the cockles of the heart buoy up bring joy to give a lift give someone pleasure go over big do a kindness spoil rotten grab knock dead show consideration put oneself out for do someone's heart good take care of make much of do right by smile upon treat well show beneficence bloat relieve silence quieten still brighten disgust adapt to outfit reconcile revitalize overprotect revitalise recompense requite be a slave to fuss over wrap up in cotton wool minister to give pleasure overeat eat nursemaid warm the cockles of someone's heart make a hit do one proud cater to someone's every whim kill with kindness be soft on make a fuss over overjoy tailer oneself to wow fondle ravish send be too much stall stodge groove yield bowl over please greatly cater to your every whim spare the rod tickle to death be the ticket make a hit with someone be agreeable to interest fracture laugh it up treat to have a get-together party toss a party give a party nurture fully satisfy give in occupy mesmerize intrigue overdose distract go along make somebody's day make someone content make someone glad make someone pleased convulse scratch prickle brush pat kittle irritate itch vellicate tingle touch transfix magnetize hook grip infatuate tantalize spellbind involve engross engage make somebody laugh preoccupy recreate immerse hypnotize dazzle lure win over carry away seduce feed to gills assist aid ecstasize slay inspire hold the attention of relax crack up stimulate inspirit take put under a spell tantalise hypnotise tickle someone's fancy magnetise mesmerise wile support nourish convenience supply victual cooperate with allow for meet the needs of meet the wants of do someone a favour be of service to lend a helping hand to lend a hand to do a good turn to give a leg up to find ways to help submit to bend over backwards for do someone a service fit in with defer to do someone a good turn provision board fatten prepare food for cook for make a meal for provide food for stock dish out provide with food give food to encourage invigorate perk up lift boost envigorate buoy elevate pep up rouse energize stir console arouse ginger up energise restore liven up vitalize galvanize reassure intoxicate quicken revive transport assure galvanise embolden pick up fire incite strengthen rally revivify jazz up improve move give a lift to steel electrify raise lighten fortify light a fire under spark spur snap out of it fillip exalt instigate rejuvenate calm raise your spirits pump up kindle brace liven gee up bear up chirk up succour ease succor give someone a charge motivate vivify activate enhance light up wake up spike jump-start fire up renew ameliorate charge enhearten build up stir up give life to juice up amp up zip up rivet provoke upraise condole kick-start rapture look up allay compose brace up rap turn someone on condole with take a turn for the better give shot in arm psych up give a shot in the arm to salve bolster breathe life into breathe new life into commiserate with sympathize with reanimate palliate give condolences to put zip into give solace to bring comfort to hold spellbound put at ease raise spirits raise someone's spirits give confidence lift your spirits enthuse sweeten leaven edify boost moral lift up urge make more cheerful make happier send into raptures send into transports take someone's breath away better refine grow buoyant be heartened impel prod lighten up loosen up fire the enthusiasm of get someone going evoke fire the imagination of lighten burden empathize with besoothe make one feel at ease give sympathy to quiet fears make well commiserate cultivate civilize drive incentify empower become hopeful become optimistic rise soar take a load off inform give new life to applaud push advance civilise enrich gain strength take heart make brighter give great pleasure to do one's heart good give joy to make alive disinhibit trigger sway impassion goad enforce clear up bring to life egg jumpstart incentivize whip up spur on build become cheerful give a boost to reenforce cheer on ignite rev up boost up resuscitate nudge free praise prick reinvigorate regenerate freshen stimulate spiritually raise the morale of spirit someone up give hope to prop up lift the spirits of give confidence to boost someone's morale bield stiffen the resolve of renovate recharge resurrect rekindle refreshen repair awaken make lively waken up incentivise give respite to vivificate spice zap touch up spring up rediscover reinforce bring round make whole bring back to life reawaken overcome enkindle recondition restart recuperate bounce back bring around bring to pity work up make more lively make more exciting put on cloud nine put pep into let sunshine in alleviate let the sun shine in compel put on top of the world tranquilize tranquillize untrouble express sympathy to show compassion to draw tempt entice bemuse witch busy enwrap kill arrest bedazzle show fellow feeling to enamour catch up express sympathy express sympathy for overwhelm subdue ensnare interest greatly attach appeal invite overpower win enslave commove juice pep snap up make very happy give someone great pleasure give someone a thrill make someone's spirits soar

Noun

Deception, especially when practiced under a false or assumed character
imposture deception trick artifice fraud deceit hoax ruse dodge wile con subterfuge cheat flimflam stratagem trickery scam swindle sham sting pretence ploy feint cheating blind gambit pretense maneuver manoeuvre misrepresentation fraudulence wheeze swindling codology sleight kidology duping fiddle quackery pretension charlatanry illusion put-on con trick hocus-pocus bunco gyp chicanery double-dealing humbug spoof snow job fast one fast shuffle fake racket hustle rip-off whitewash jive hanky-panky bamboozlement scheme shell game dirty trick dirty pool shady deal stunt fix plant wrong jazz baloney frame cozening hoaxing leg-pull con game run around cover up Trojan horse bill of goods fakery confidence trick sharp practice embezzlement knavery dissembling extortion blackmail shakedown smoke smoke and mirrors victimisation victimization device contrivance machination game set-up shift rort lurk grift rig schlenter fetch flanker swizz exploitation imposition swizzle diddle bunko sellout roguery fastie frame-up stealing dirty work crocodile tears sweet talk soft soap double cross crooked deal simulation facade charade act pretext façade forgery phoniness lie burlesque faking counterfeit fiction feigning imitation cover-up play-acting false front put-up job duplicity treachery guile crookedness cunning cozenage dishonesty shenanigans dupery deceptiveness crookery cunningness craft foxiness guilefulness wiliness deceitfulness dissimulation skulduggery craftiness spuriousness jiggery-pokery monkeyshines management hoodwinking hoky-poky skunk song monkey business chicane funny business barratry fourberie graft string line snake oil wooden nickel song and dance fabrication falsehood falsification fib invention falsity bluff story untruth prevarication red herring masquerade porky show insincerity make-believe posturing pork pie whopper fable fairy tale trumped-up story guise myth exaggeration mendacity pose yarn front tall story hypocrisy cock and bull story fake news tale alternative fact figment of the imagination terminological inexactitude white lie made-up story canard fairy story piece of fiction barefaced lie shamming posing little white lie taradiddle tarradiddle flight of fancy tall tale departure from the truth half-truth porky pie posture bulldust concoction airs appearance stall rumour disguise pretentiousness figment cant expedient rumor semblance affectation smokescreen fantasy display veneer playacting empty talk acting hogwash cover false display imagination gimmick phoney falseness simulacrum phony hokum tactic propaganda mask prank fancy veil cloak ostentation fallacy lies evasion crock misstatement phantasy tokenism distortion decoy sanctimoniousness distraction self-deception lying pretending bait affectedness delusion artificiality snare lip service dissemblance bluffing Tartufferie joke inaccuracy misinformation move perjury disinformation plot false colours piousness gossip unreality kite snobbery pretensions air inflation grandiosity superciliousness twist setup excuse a put-on side pageant boondoggle plan snootiness uppishness a put-up job cunning plan urban myth game plan urban legend going Hollywood showing off unnatural imitation airs and graces cock-and-bull story assumed manners putting on airs false excuse play shuffling routine gag schtick farce pantomime parody bluster phoneyness hypocritical talk hypocritical behaviour intrigue daydreaming dream duck bunk claptrap ramp practical joke false statement travesty mockery bragging bravado bombast dreaming romancing figment of one's imagination opus artefact artifact work caper deviousness remarkable story big lie half truth fraudulent scheme conspiracy theory economy with the truth false show idle boast mimicry one for the birds lip devotion lip praise hypocritical respect mouthing lip reverence smooth talk hollow words unctuousness token agreement lip worship lip homage mouth honor tongue in cheek quiz dido false report untruism fibbery mock attack refuge snow boast braggadocio jiving false pretense dumb act sucker game double-cross hosing attention-grabber lure deviation disturbance distractor commotion diversion interruption fallaciousness mere show role-playing flim-flam