Đồng nghĩa của smother

Alternative for smother

smothers, smothered, smothering

Đồng nghĩa: asphyxiate, choke, muffle, stifle, suffocate, suppress,

Verb

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

Verb

To comprehensively defeat
thrash trounce rout clobber paste drub whip annihilate cream wallop flatten shellac bury skunk whomp smoke whup whop whap dust bomb trim tromp skin wax snow under blow away defeat hammer beat lick crush overwhelm wipe the floor with destroy best worst pound conquer make mincemeat of own demolish beat hollow slaughter murder crucify massacre marmalize overcome vanquish overpower defeat utterly subdue run rings around take to the cleaners bring someone to their knees get the better of pulverize triumph over blow out of the water tank kill pulverise stuff blow out give someone a drubbing turn inside out win a resounding victory over walk over flog belt maul thump bludgeon strike slog do walk all over give someone a hiding be victorious over batter cane master total bash pommel trash slam spank prevail over overthrow outdo subjugate hide top quell swamp surmount dispatch thresh finish get overrun take stop quash lambaste overmatch leather buffet upend overbear win pummel baste roll whale run circles around smash give someone a pasting curry put away defeat heavily chastise work over punish pummelled chasten wipe out shut out cut to pieces win against give a hiding do down get around take a stick to gain a victory over rough up mess up beat up bung up varnish negate eat alive beat the pants off waste lather torpedo bust zap bulldoze outmaneuver larrup outmanoeuvre devastate suppress repress stagger defeat easily defeat someone heavily cook one's goose fix one's wagon drive off eradicate break wipe off the mat beat back put to flight clean up on wipe off map put to rout throw back in confusion surpass blow out of water knock out immobilize outstrip demoralise gain mastery over render speechless put paid to grind down astonish knock for six render incapable render powerless immobilise demoralize render helpless excel throw down hurdle slap about win over blast steamroller settle mop up take apart undo ruin extinguish reduce put an end to wreck put down outclass overturn humble raze decimate dominate trample sink triumph bring down shatter outplay bring to ruin better floor exterminate abolish bear down pip at the post stamp out squash do in snuff out subvert tame level exceed unseat desolate butcher subordinate obliterate pacify transcend upset outshine slay squelch ravage vaporize steamroll silence liquidate run rings round crack down on terminate pull down gain ascendancy over tear down shut down vaporise clamp down on slap down rub out put in the shade put the kibosh on subject drop curb check oppress outrun end deck impair thwart frustrate tan spoil outperform blight desecrate scotch scupper dash quench extirpate nuke cap sabotage knock over eclipse overshadow trump mow down outdistance nix be victorious edge out knock off take it all finish off KO overtop dismiss outmatch outgun tower over give a drubbing to beat down go one better than gain control of get rid of wreak havoc on knock down bring to naught put a stop to oust depose force displace topple whack cow degrade prevail whitewash humiliate supplant edge get the upper hand route shipwreck outhit entrap outjump flax outflank ambush remove damage enslave stifle execute muller dethrone plow under defenestrate outwit wrack mar nose out ruinate blow overmaster eliminate rise above win a victory over run roughshod over prostrate dish banjax assassinate botch despoil ravish take to cleaners roll back scourge do better than cruel euchre come out on top remove from office outrival checkmate bring to heel override overtake shame mangle knock spots off improve on maim mutilate do for bring to their knees pick apart put to shame do away with bring to knees leave in ruins hold sway over bring under the yoke dispose of take out put the lid on put in their place bring about the downfall of blow a hole in bump off sit on blot out lay waste pwn nip in the bud keep under thumb leave desolate unbuild outsmart raze to the ground turn something inside out weather survive shock stun render outlive take down scrunch squish knock the stuffing out of take care of outfight shoot down control knock socks off come out on top of foil outrank circumvent make a fool of get one up on gain the advantage over hegemonize discomfit confound uncrown pass outpace shake off overpass improve upon shoot ahead dispirit undermine weaken tyrannize colonize be the ruination of queer administer the coup de grâce drive to the wall carry off give the coup de grâce take someone's life move in for the kill take off cripple enfeeble demote succeed over trample underfoot put the skids under throw a monkey wrench in the works of be the ruin of throw a spanner in the works of seal the doom of compel enthrall rule coerce underyoke eject dwarf upstage incapacitate downgrade disrate sap break down smash down wear down rule over tyrannise colonise enthral leave tower above get the upper hand over gain the upper hand over hose usurp unthrone impoverish kill off be head and shoulders above be superior to be a cut above hold sway kick around reel back in seize annex whelm be better than discharge dislodge defrock unmake deprive send to the gas chambers put to death stick torture put to the sword cut down shoot ahead of enervate disestablish dissolve inhibit discontinue gut quelch ice strangle sweep consume cancel halt arrest dismantle discrown erase tip remove from power purge tumble bring low bombard occupy put lid on bottle put out trample on keep inside clamp hold in shush break the spirit cut off keep in put kibosh on spike block out stem drive underground hold down interrupt expunge shell attack havoc efface injure invade force down bear down on cause instability disrupt cannonade disfigure dilapidate be successful defile bodge deface poison strafe carry the day get last laugh take the cake win through be the victor win out gain a victory take the prize prevail against come first gain mastery of take the honours win hands down take the crown drum out appropriate annexe capture deplete abate break up wreak havoc assault make a mess of reduce to nothing reduce to rubble foul up bring to nothing screw up wreak havoc upon clean out lay in ruins louse up benothing take over wipe from the face of the earth clean up wipe off the map wipe off the face of the earth black out root out sweep away blitzkrieg take control of take possession of barrage hit target blitz

Verb

To kill (someone) by covering their nose and mouth so that they suffocate

Verb

Cover someone or something entirely with
smear cover spread bedaub besmear daub coat plaster apply cake slather rub layer overlay encrust overspread spread over anoint dab lather slap smudge slop varnish paint cover thickly surface paste incrust crust face put smooth lay envelop gloss encase lay on rime butter spread around spread thickly over glaze blanket spread thickly glue bind adhere gum mortar cement laminate wash plate inlay carpet overlie veneer mantle sheet plaster over dip foil brush conceal stain enamel hide cream spray spatter splotch splodge slick tar lard grease wipe mark beslobber patch streak beslubber bespatter splash rub on variegate put on slap on pave swathe finish cap top cloak crown gild decorate shellac sheathe shroud line clad surround protect wrap lacquer extend over polish lap overlap veil buff sheath wax adorn dress skim enshroud put a facing on superimpose enclose ice frost resurface skin tint colour seal silver drape japan dye enfold burnish mask color obscure distemper ornament disguise screen shade cloud enwrap glass shield submerge swab splatter suppress belie curtain occult cocoon embellish clothe paper over oil blot out apply paint to highlight eclipse camouflage level canopy film overlayer separate stratify flake exfoliate foliate split dissemble dissimulate shingle refinish soil smirch resin suffuse dress up side furbish cover with icing luster lustre begrime befoul besmirch sully pall bury house glance vitrify shine put over tip surmount anodize nickel electroplate make shiny platinize texture galvanize swaddle inclose closet case encage cage make lustrous make vitreous lubricate tin develop elaborate stop overtop crest plug galvanise bronze chrome scale put a finish on enswathe scrub mop give a shine to lube wrap up smooth off panel reinforce interline cream in apply oil make slippery pomade loosen smear with oil pad back ceil fill paper work in pack quilt stuff wainscot wad bush put a lining in layer on put a backing on layer over whitewash pigment bepaint tincture tinge emulsion spray-paint airbrush roller draft undercoat figure fresco stipple draught compose design touch up cover up gloss over catch a likeness put on coats

Verb

To make (someone) feel trapped and oppressed by acting in an overly protective manner towards them

Verb

To reduce the strength or intensity of
mute reduce lessen decrease diminish moderate deaden dull weaken blunt check mitigate allay alleviate dampen soften stifle suppress ease curb restrain temper damp abate lower quell subdue assuage cushion lighten relieve still attenuate curtail cut depreciate depress mollify tranquillize tranquilize calm cool placate minimise minimize ebb tone down damp down de-escalate take the edge off ease off take the bite out take the sting out wind down soft-pedal make less intense put damper on put a damper on put the lid on muffle silence quieten numb soothe blanket palliate kill benumb extinguish overcome quench put an end to mask discourage inhibit cauterize paralyse anaesthetize cauterise quiet paralyze anesthetize get rid of sate slake absorb buffer chill deter lull limit dash stamp out dilute appease help satisfy relax modify cloud throw cold water on pacify lenify deflate squash pour oil on compose make nice sweeten fill put a stop to surfeit pour cold water on wreck mar ruin impair spoil injure knock out freeze deprive destroy slow consume incapacitate tire retard KO put out of order dim stun drown exhaust frustrate lay out unnerve stupefy repress gas etherize dope chloroform put to sleep mess up harsh crush dispirit sap ail break overwhelm dishearten deject subjugate dismay demoralize trouble devitalize upset squelch oppress shake sadden enervate daunt abase distress humble defeat bother weary overpower perturb debilitate chagrin cast a pall over weigh down bum out bear down on demoralise beat down cast down cut down drop cut back slash taper shrink contract downsize decrement downscale scale down dwindle wane tail off pare down restrict slacken trim decline erode devaluate peter out drop off let up slow down mark down roll back bring down dial down make cutbacks in step down shorten dock subside sink deplete qualify wear away wear down prune retrench fall off dry up slack off knock down pare dent minify clip rein in taper off run down cut back on slump fade truncate abbreviate abridge decay droop settle degenerate waste syncopate elide degrade undermine calm down deteriorate evaporate run low crumble lose edge narrow down die down wither shrivel narrow modulate remit slim down control downgrade couch trim down whittle down take down ratchet down trim back dulcify hold back phase down ration revise constrict shave lapse round down recede fall bridle drain rebate disempower make weaker mark off economize economise plummet plunge relent bate restraint play down contain phase out pall defuse make reductions in retrench on salami-slice cheapen die away blur become smaller fall away die out grow less drain away become less grow smaller scale back take the heat off tail away conciliate slow up admix discount fix up mellow take sting out comfort patch things up ameliorate revamp monkey around with cool out take the bite out of adjust chill out transmogrify fine tune switch make reasonable take the sting out of propitiate undervalue lower in price devalue cut in price gentle peter dulcorate honey reconcile sugar deduct write down lower the price of undersell make cheaper put on sale cut short chop lop subtract disgrade demerit render worthless offer at a giveaway price drive down reduce the price of write off halt crop tighten up cramp break off put the brakes on get to meat put a restriction on rein back boil down put a limit on put in nutshell compromise damage disturb disrupt axe ax extenuate tighten amortise make less amortize make smaller keep down infringe interfere with keep to a minimum place a limit on encroach on keep at a minimum

Verb

To remove completely, leaving no trace
black out cancel erase obliterate expunge efface eradicate abolish exterminate extirpate annihilate liquidate delete extinguish quash squash suppress squelch cover conceal stifle batten darken eclipse obfuscate shade wipe out rub out blot out stamp out snuff out root out clean up sweep away cross out cover up cut off hold back keel over make dark pass out remove kill destroy eliminate excise strike out take out blue-pencil cut raze annul decimate abate scrub blank out demolish waste nullify do away with negate dele withdraw get rid of disannul edit undo score out scratch out zap ink out X-out blue pencil put a line through rescind repeal total invalidate revoke abrogate void terminate countermand retract drop scrap repudiate null do in cut out put an end to edit out elide strike down roll back block out finish off wreck devastate smash desolate dissolve dispatch reverse axe bowdlerize trash vacate avoid slaughter censor nix ax trim massacre wipe from the face of the earth scratch knock off declare null and void purge bleep cancel out wipe off the map wipe off the face of the earth set aside x out shoot down stroke out strike bowdlerise off white out launder render invalid ruin shatter pulverize wrack nuke vaporize cream overturn blow away overthrow discard expurgate pull down tear down pulverise vaporise vitiate overrule unpublish redact finish recall override disallow crush render null and void exsect slay sterilise make void sanitise give something the chop discharge exclude exscind wash out put paid to weed out remove all traces of torpedo call off take back decontaminate gut sterilize X out sanitize scissor out Tippex out put the lid on omit uproot overwhelm benothing beat abnegate reject stamp across put down put a stop to forget amputate cut up lop off cross through slash wipe dispose of knock out sink obscure wipe off face of earth blow to bits blow sky-high defeat KO ravage destroy root and branch level take apart mark out rub off put out of your mind smooth away fade erode cover over rub away wear away deny disclaim declare invalid black dismantle call cry off abandon backpedal back out of disown obviate abort renounce recant dismiss lift abjure call back counterorder renege cast aside forswear dust veto score rub snip rule out pass up clean bottle up cork up rule against shut down hush up watergate put damper on wipe off bump off execute take the life of send to the gas chambers give someone the works stiff ethnically cleanse ice murder polish off whack send to kingdom come assassinate put to death put to the sword terminate with extreme prejudice cut down blow someone's brains out scrag top do to death mow down butcher croak smoke end the life of blank blot scrape off examine inspect oversee prevent publication bleach revile blacklist make changes to criticise restrain amend refuse transmission red-pencil gag repress purify review narrow make acceptable supervise communications restrict make cuts in criticize withhold delete parts of cork drop the iron curtain abridge control end ditch junk stop shed jettison throw out discontinue subvert dispense with chop dump deracinate inhibit supersede disestablish prohibit put kibosh on close down bring to an end knock something on the head put the kibosh on quell give up subdue suspend overcome neutralize break off check neutralise cease quench interrupt thwart frustrate wind up curb crack down on nip in the bud pull the plug on banish quit upset break conclude halt pack in call a halt to conquer silence close undermine break up take away put out expire waive clobber phase out rout leave off belay snuff clamp down on slap down scotch disaffirm impair die backtrack on bring to a halt go ignore overpower get shot of offset can vanquish desist elapse lapse pass determine dead-end bring down let up wink out wind down wrap up pack up lay off close out do for bring to naught disrupt cripple spoil hamper hinder mar renig foil counteract refrain from prevent stymie postpone part renege on intermit harm forget about counterbalance get shut of topple disregard blow go back on obstruct turf mess up sabotage complete weasel out adjourn disunite relinquish countercheck redress prorogue subjugate screw up muck up disconnect queer take off leave out get shoot knock down crack down desist from shut off give over wrap ultimate pull the plug round off round out chuck in cut to pieces put away run out cut short bring to a close sit on call it quits bin declare take stamp something out retreat weaken back-pedal on rid strip clear disobey dishonour reduce drastically kayo shelve scrunch squish disband go against unfit circumduct disqualify get off the hook backwater dishonor deaden cast out drive out cause the death of make away with expel refuse to fulfil snow under do a U-turn on remit wangle out render meaningless opt out stand down throw over back out worm out put to sleep bring to a conclusion prorogate come to an end recess bring to an untimely end clamp down put an stop to bring to screeching halt countervail rebut retire refute redline crawl out of knock on the head pull back draw back split up disorganize loose unmake collapse destruct sever counterpoise compensate limit nig confine make null and void hit unload resolve damage alter make ineffective forgo forget it fade out resolve into render void change sunder overset clear away oust contravene ding blackball impugn traverse stonewall cross oppose belie disprove douse down prostrate scupper settle attack depose pass over murk wax brush aside crown consummate call all bets off cow render inert wipe slate clean go back on one's word put at risk break with turn thumbs down turn down fly in the face of master unseat hang behead decapitate chill do knife asphyxiate dust off garrote electrocute take a life garotte garrotte lynch guillotine cool strangle get done call it a day pack it in switch off sew up end up nip something in the bud wind something up top off incapacitate dash triumph over arrest choke botch dethrone lick make a mess of render ineffective play havoc with put lid on bottle trample on dominate keep inside clamp hold in shush bury keep in trample spike stem drive underground hold down beat down abstain from shake off do without give something a miss render needless disable threaten foul up supplant trounce displace block skin crimp have impoverish throw a monkey wrench in the works of craze unbuild balls up injure blow a hole in overreach outmaneuver rain on someone's parade outmanoeuvre outfox work against throw a spanner in the works of cramp outsmart make waves louse up blow out dampen bollix defenestrate upend tip bring to ruin knock over remove from power bring about the downfall of tumble bring low overrun remove from office interfere with break down turn out detect stub out damp down intrude on kick pause lay off of depart surcease disjoin dissever intervene separate interpose discount demise decease exit flatline perish fall succumb bag it blow off bar except debar avert forfend proscribe preclude forestall forbid wane ban deter bate stave off count out ward off not consider shut out freeze out close one's doors to kick in conk out pass on kick off peg out pass away step out pop off check out

Verb

To put down or control by cruelty or force
oppress abuse subjugate suppress crush maltreat persecute subdue enslave repress tyrannise tyrannize wrong hegemonize ill-treat master overcome overpower overwhelm exploit scourge subject keep down treat harshly aggrieve annoy be brutal to be cruel to beset coerce despotize distress dominate encumber force grind down handicap harass harry hold down hound outrage overload overthrow plague press ride rule rule over saddle strain tax torment torture trample tyrranize vex worry hold sway over put down trample on trample underfoot tyrannize over beat down pick on put upon ride roughshod over walk all over bring to heel put screws to weigh heavy upon bring someone to their knees bring under the yoke put the squeeze on rule with a rod of iron rule with an iron hand quell keep under vanquish quash conquer defeat prostrate devastate whelm floor break squash swamp squelch overmaster reduce keep under thumb snow under destroy weaken intimidate domineer over yoke tread disfranchise deprive hobble disenfranchise keep in subjection keep under one's thumb keep in submission lick tread on tame get hooks into take away someone's human rights subordinate colonize humble pacify underyoke triumph clobber hammer compel enthrall gain ascendancy over enthral colonise gain control of gain mastery over crack down on bear down hold sway kick around reel back in bring to knees wipe the floor with extinguish wreck silence obliterate ruin quelch kill ice strangle clamp down on put an end to force down stamp out blot out slap down bear down on blow away snuff out put a stop to

Verb

To criticize (someone or something) harshly
lambaste castigate chastise upbraid berate censure condemn criticise criticize rebuke reprimand scold attack harangue rant at reprove revile admonish chide baste bawl out carpet dress down excoriate flay fulminate against hammer jaw keelhaul lay into lecture rag rail at rate reproach score tongue-lash chew out objurgate reprehend take to task tell off blister call down call over the coals cudgel denounce deride haul over the coals hit lace into pan pitch into punish ream out roast scorch scourge shellac slap slash smear strike tear into tick off trim slag off give someone a dressing-down have a go at lash into rail against rip into have your knife in rake over the coals read the riot act blast monster lambast remonstrate with bollock give someone a roasting give someone a rocket give someone a rollicking let someone have it tear off a strip give a talking-to pull up give someone a telling-off give someone an earful give someone hell give someone what for give someone a bollocking rap rap over the knuckles give someone a mouthful wig blame give someone a wigging give someone a rating row slate give someone a row give someone a caning slap down abuse blow up give someone some stick come down on pummel pummelled slam vituperate send someone away with a flea in their ear knock pillory find fault with flame put on the mat savage bag diss put down bash chasten ream light into rail crucify rubbish disparage cut up give a rocket belabor nag belabour tear a strip off jump on blow up at give a piece of one's mind cane assail denigrate vilify discipline jump down one's throat call on the carpet slap someone's wrist reprobate take to pieces take someone to task rollick skewer lash slap on the wrist rap someone over the knuckles yell at go on at check take apart round on exprobate sail into turn on talk to trash assault take to the woodshed lay down the law pull apart rave at correct beat slag fault thrash dispraise dis drub caution scorn come down hard on asperse bad-mouth cavil set upon lesson monish let fly at lash out at bring someone to book chew someone out lean on climb all over slap someone on the wrist arraign impugn lampoon scathe call to account potshot ridicule maul charge paste visit defame give someone a bad press denunciate pull to pieces thump set about weigh into fall on speak accuse disapprove of run down rake set on fly at skin throw the book at jawbone criticize severely rip preach give a bad press to hit out at strongly criticize draw the line get after tear apart trounce speak to slap on wrist rap on knuckles give a going over criticize strongly wade into pounce on tell a thing or two come down on like a ton of bricks jump all over reprimand severely let fly lash out attask pull someone up execrate badmouth satirize exprobrate malign fulminate tear to pieces carp satirise brand batter rap someone's knuckles threap bring to book shoot down recriminate taunt slander recompense warn give a tongue-lashing ding notice glue forewarn growl hoist adjure advise counsel spank skelp ferule nag at discredit expostulate objurate moralise moralize harass strike out at stigmatize traduce calumniate besmirch dress-down bring under fire rake over coals fry zap oppose animadvert on pick holes in chew give tongue-lashing give somebody a piece of one's mind jack up sit on insult libel slang tear someone a new one give someone a dressing down give someone a telling off have words rap across the knuckles severely reprimand pass strictures upon pick to pieces throw brickbats at dishonor dishonour disgrace rank on give going-over have someone on the carpet keep after backbite contemn animadvert judge rebuff incriminate disapprove ostracise deprecate remonstrate ostracize carp on sound off go after give someone a carpeting eat out criticize hatefully give one hell shout at cuss out mete out punishment to rag on make an example of criticize harshly take somebody to task take down a peg take down find fault give a hard time get on burn one's ears tax tear down be hard on teach someone a lesson pick on give something a battering jeer at review unfavorably give piece of mind stigmatise despise read out carp at look askance pick apart send someone away with a flea in his lower the boom give the dickens lay on give comeuppance express disapproval of call to task point the finger at snap at jump down someone's throat bite someone's head off give the devil bushwhack beset tackle sic sick storm raid rush give someone stick think badly of express disapprobation express disapprobation of stick it to vituperate against inveigh against cast aspersions on blacken someone's reputation cast a slur on dive into go in on descend on descend upon wade in pounce upon whip penalize flog scarify penalise rap someone the knuckles drag over the coals lay out pound wallop invade pelt battle knock about get at rough up knock around do over fire at get stuck into declaim discourse orate address talk perorate descant expatiate mouth off exhort earbash pontificate to sermonize to spout to rant soapbox declaim to stump rave spout accost apostrophize spiel sermonize preach to hold forth to sermonise buttonhole spout at spiel to deliver a tirade to speechify to preachify to sound off to go on about get on a soapbox hold forth give a lecture to

Verb

To take the life of (someone)
murder kill assassinate dispatch massacre slaughter eliminate execute butcher liquidate hit neutralise neutralize slay waste do in off terminate croak ice destroy stiff top whack get smoke snuff zap finish murk scrag wax abolish asphyxiate behead chill cool decapitate defeat do electrocute eradicate exterminate extinguish garotte garrote garrotte guillotine hang knife lynch shoot strangle knock off put to death take out wipe out blow away bump off dispose of put away rub out blot out cut to pieces do away with do for do to death dust off mow down take a life take the life of give someone the works terminate with extreme prejudice blow someone's brains out annihilate finish off cut down decimate shoot down polish off erase end the life of snuff out fell extirpate get rid of make away with cause the death of put down down put to sleep grease gun down put to the sword carry off put an end to take someone's life end obliterate claim bring down stretch out string up crucify take care of remove take blast cancel dust send to the gas chambers send to the gallows wipe from the face of the earth put before a firing squad silence vaporize bag vaporise mutilate overcome euthanize kill off blackball deep-six smite expunge nix immolate purge overwhelm gibbet discard knock someone off gas wipe off the face of the earth send to the gibbet put out of its misery send to the chair stone to death send to the gas chamber send to the electric chair hang by the neck stab neck nuke strike down rub someone out fix suffocate poison drop sacrifice bowstring fry depopulate scratch sterilise exclude drag sterilize efface stone ruin see the back of stick torture mangle maim beat vanquish kill in cold blood clear away take down drag down mass murder carry out a sentence of death on overpower rout pot plug worst dispense with take away discontinue ethnically cleanse send to kingdom come clean up root out black out sweep away stamp out best devastate string someone up incapacitate put paid to take off make swing put end to pump full of lead pick off put a bullet in drive to the wall move in for the kill administer the coup de grâce give the coup de grâce disable choke quash annul nullify abate delete void undo rescind invalidate negate disannul revoke raze abrogate repeal vacate countermand demolish axe avoid scrub null ax reverse total roll back dissolve excise retract squash withdraw smash set aside wipe off the map declare null and void recall trash obviate wreck crush render invalid vitiate shatter desolate wash out blue pencil render null and void overturn overrule cross out cut suppress strike out torpedo bring to an end blank out X-out cut out cancel out pulverize wrack cream head stop abort overthrow put a stop to pulverise scrap blue-pencil tear down pull down override veto repudiate trim gut dele score out strike ink out quell make void discharge KO call off put a line through cast aside lop squelch incinerate decollate obscure put out uproot burn scratch out bowdlerize exsect edit out sink amputate take back renege edit censor elide bowdlerise launder dump put the lid on declare invalid backpedal dismantle lift renig cut off the head of give something the chop put somebody out of their misery block out weed out remove all traces of bring to the block X out banish cause to die stun clear bomb disrupt carry someone off upset check kayo declare break off redact wipe off disallow get off the hook cut off somebody's head blank blot scrape off burn away deprive rule against weasel out opt out stand down throw over back out worm out blow cork up hush up watergate bottle up shut down put damper on disclaim call abandon renounce recant omit douse quench disown dismiss deny black abjure counterorder forswear expurgate cry off back out of x out stroke out call back white out cost downstroy hunt down cross through counteract ditch blow up junk make ineffective countervail rebut turf shed level contravene countercheck frustrate ding break with impugn traverse stonewall cross oppose belie turn thumbs down disprove redress turn down fly in the face of counterbalance restrict compensate limit forget it nig bring to naught call all bets off confine offset cull cover ravage benothing jettison blow out dampen exscind slash throw out cause the loss of result in the loss of cause the sacrifice of lead to the end of knock out wipe off face of earth blow to bits blow sky-high mark out destroy root and branch take apart rub off subvert mop up clear up deal with thin out chop scissor out cut up lop off deracinate turn out detect stub out damp down close down supersede disestablish prohibit put kibosh on inhibit knock something on the head put the kibosh on account for strangulate throttle stifle thin out the population of reduce the numbers of put out of action make an end of truncate offer constrict drown put on the block chop off one's head offer up protest offer as a sacrifice commit suicide make an offering of choke to death kill as a sacrifice

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