Đồng nghĩa của squeeze

Alternative for squeeze

squeezes, squeezed, squeezing

Đồng nghĩa: cram, crush, pinch, press,

Verb

To reduce in size or volume by pressing together
compress compact condense constrict collapse contract capsulize constringe capsule narrow squash telescope narrow down tighten shrink tense tauten reduce concentrate decrease shrivel stiffen become narrower draw in press stuff cram pack tamp flatten restrict cramp make smaller lessen clench shorten make tighter pinch wither deflate make narrower become smaller become tighter tighten up flex press together pack into truncate abridge abbreviate choke crush strangulate strangle wedge strain stretch pare down slim down solidify straiten integrate combine jam wad diminish circumscribe confine restrain tuck constrain astringe control crowd scrunch squidge coarctate coarct dwindle press down extend force straighten pack closely pack down curtail syncopate bind ram densen consolidate dehydrate wrap densify coagulate ram down cram down tamp down decline wane subside recede abate ebb draw together evaporate scrimp waste weaken boil down make brief pack together purse fall off lose ground grow less get smaller fall away take in grow smaller force into space pucker close brace strengthen squinch harden pull tight go rigid firm up become narrow become pinched screw up become tight summarize abstract encapsulate precis summarise digest synopsize cut recap epitomize recapitulate outline brief reprise précis sum up epitomise wrap up put in a nutshell give a summary of give the main points of give the gist of make a outline of cut short make a résumé of cut down trim review describe capture conflate delineate summate record express sketch draft indicate characterize adumbrate run through go over give a rundown of give a rough idea of run down draught give a precis of touch on characterise give an outline of skeletonize give a quick rundown on give an abstract of make an outline of skeleton give a rough idea lay out pare tell about make a summary of give a thumbnail sketch of give a synopsis of

Verb

To extract (a liquid or a soft substance) from something by compressing or twisting it

Verb

To derive or extract something from someone, especially underhandedly
extract fleece bilk diddle gyp hose hustle milk wring beat bleed cheat chisel chouse con cozen defraud do expel extort fiddle flimflam force gaff mulct nobble pluck ream rook screw short shortchange skin skunk stick stiff sting sucker swindle wrench wrest euchre exploit thimblerig victimise victimize shake down suck dry tear from bleed someone of something do in rip off deceive trick dupe take for a ride bamboozle gull hoodwink gouge fool scam take to the cleaners mislead hoax exact finagle clip take advantage of pull a fast one on hornswoggle shaft bunco coerce delude double-cross put one over on burn sell a pup to swizzle snooker sharp sandbag sell a bill of goods to overcharge embezzle gazump steal soak string along have rob rush snow take in elicit pull a swifty on swizz beguile chicane pinch short-change take sell a pup rope in take someone for a ride stitch up pull a fast one obtain by force double-deal goldbrick sell illude compel humbug dragoon fudge intimidate trim blackmail demand gip shuck rack lead up the garden path jerk around sell down the river put one over on someone give someone a bum steer run a game on screw over pull a fast one on someone give the shaft sell a bill of goods do the dirty on pull one's leg set up hold up have on obtain by threats blackmail someone for obtain by threat overreach do out of put screws to worm something out of someone put the bite on someone for do someone in the eye jiggle fraud surcharge betray penalise punish penalize baulk fine balk forfeit bluff grift misguide rip-off misinform frame bilk of pigeon strangle pilfer outwit spoof gammon buffalo be sold a pup juggle catch lead somebody down the garden path pull something jive prey on cross circumvent ruin frustrate thwart foil disappoint lirt blench rogue belirt crib fake out suck in take to the cleaner's do number on worm out pull fast one sucker into arm-twist inveigle wheedle entrap kid cajole lure coax oppress pressurise constrain pressure pressurize do a number on fast talk take out give bum steer break the rules sweet-talk hold a knife to threaten blast ravish drag assault plunder despoil pry burst defile twist press-gang bully ransom shake bribe badger use violence on extort money from ice secure get obtain obtain under duress demand hush money from hold to ransom put the shake on make pay through nose put the arm on outmaneuver outmanoeuvre outfox lead on outsmart fox pull the wool over somebody's eyes outslick outthink seduce ensnare pull the wool over someone's eyes manipulate baffle fake juke two-time sell out make a fool of stab in the back lead astray outjockey outplay outdo caboodle defeat outguess top disinform outgeneral goose worst jip confuse cap bewilder use take someone in play false lie be disloyal to break faith with be unfaithful to put on impose on get the better of fail end run figure out let down pull the wool over one's eyes lead one down the garden path backstab trap out-think catch out jockey cuckold wangle abuse four-flush double deal befool take to cleaners step out play away lie to mousetrap run rings round distort have someone on be cleverer than make rings round lead up garden path throw dust in someone's eyes pull wool over eyes play trick on steal a march on do someone dirty duck weasel dodge sell someone down the river slip out cop out worm one's way out of beat around the bush stretch the rules bend the rules pull something funny stack the cards hit below the belt dispossess filch stump pauperize impoverish outperform heist strong-arm play dust put the screws to welsh suck the life out of charge too much play dirty extortion pad overtax nick hook falsify best overcome bleed dry lead down the garden path pretend go one better than fix flam throw impose upon take for cross up sway contrive feign sham play joke on beat out of take for ride pull someone's leg make a sucker of wind up play-act play a trick on impress play a practical joke on play a jest on play a prank on play a joke on murphy play games with pass off psych out blag con out of bias misdirect be unfaithful pull wool over be disloyal be dishonest go back on misstate prevaricate play for a fool hocus-pocus gaslight split doublespeak misrepresent steal someone blind rook out of pervert bunk tempt propagandize entice fabricate entangle enmesh propagandise bait put on the wrong track put on an act cover up wrong steer put on false front bait and switch double-talk give wrong information to send on a wild goose chase throw off the scent put up smoke screen give the wrong impression play games twist around your little finger stage-manage pull strings pull wires hack machinate maneuver rig manoeuvre finesse affect doctor engineer influence mastermind cook interfere with find a loophole in tinker with fudge with fiddle with exploit a loophole in game tamper with mistreat patronise capitalize on misuse profit from step on walk all over treat lightly play on take liberties with trifle with cash in on maltreat ill-use leverage trade on control play with target patronize play someone for a sucker use for one's own ends

Verb

To pressure someone into doing something
pressure pressurise pressurize harass hassle oppress mangle strong-arm impose on lean on put pressure on put screws to put the bite on put the screws on put the squeeze on bring pressure to bear bring pressure to bear on force coerce drive compel bulldoze press browbeat bully intimidate constrain impel dragoon push railroad blackjack make hustle prevail on influence oblige brainwash bludgeon impress obligate sandbag muscle fast-talk use pressure on badger hound nag harry pester goad prod threaten urge press-gang put under an obligation twist someone's arm turn on the heat persuade tyrannize bounce act on work on tyrannise shotgun concuss breathe down someone's neck push around twist somebody's arm put the arm on domineer bother sell insist politick lean come at put the frighteners on work over twist arm ramrod hinder menace restrict suppress cow beset repress terrorize terrorise high pressure twist one's arm force somebody's hand make an offer they can't refuse require enforce steamroller necessitate pressurize into coerce into bludgeon into dragoon into bully into browbeat into terrorize into induce put the chill on leave someone no option but to intimidate into make necessary crack down restrain throw weight around compress constrict condense squash prompt incite encourage spur egg on provoke exhort use strong-arm tactics on instigate nudge hector propel stir put the heat on cajole inveigle adjure put up to admonish move stimulate enjoin trigger advise wheedle implore bind beseech cause frighten charge entreat tempt coax demand bullyrag command goose bogart inspire prick sway bluster sic mau-mau convince insist on torment fire up get plague persecute motivate warn order buffalo caution blackmail excite try to persuade whip 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 occasion manipulate talk arouse rouse incentivize subjugate impose maneuver manoeuvre overbear egg actuate argue key up despotize ask incentivise pick on rowel sound boss about prescribe push for finagle stir up work turn the screws on call upon con win over spur on bring pressure upon shanghai soften up smother suffocate worry commit kick crowd preach astrict indebt importune assail dog suggest castigate will heavy inflame challenge besiege forewarn ride roughshod over needle have effect trouble vex leave someone no option foment walk heavy ride roughshod chivvy roust lash titillate apply pressure tighten the screw on turn the screw on prevail upon make indebted appeal request lord it over put heat on sanction high-pressure put through the wringer work up propose 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 advocate expedite direct psych up inspan instruct train tell outface stare down outstare deter put off balance ordain decree exact dictate claim speed up dispose ride ruffle pound put to work put the screws to rule discourage disconcert dismay stand up to abash alarm rally elicit impassion incline quest affright spook engineer 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 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 trim edge manage steer negotiate ease scare off go to town on bear down pin down pique court draw worm 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 ingratiate psych someone out put someone off their stroke scare the bejesus out of blandish reason palaver trick deceive jockey 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

Verb

To fill (a vehicle, ship, container, etc.) with a large amount of something
load pack stuff fill heap cram charge jam pile brim wedge stack stock lade store deposit stow mass place top choke freight bundle chock bear weigh flood swamp oversupply gorge surfeit arrange ballast carry containerize glut jam-pack fill up pile up heap up put away load up top off ram in put aboard pour in pile it on crowd ram stockpile shove press thrust clog overfill top up compress stash push force squash crush fill to overflowing restock replenish refill mound stick amass collect shoehorn hoard cache fill to the brim put reserve throng sardine gather overcrowd treasure congest assemble sandwich accumulate lay away lay by pack like sardines salt away put by squirrel away lay in lay up stock up plug keep mob cluster bunch save deluge tuck tamp garner warehouse overload compact rick wad provision hill squirrel tidy away cram full put in storage put aside set aside lay aside stack up clog up keep in reserve make a pile of bank up put aside for a rainy day make a heap of make a stack of sock away stow away bung up smother arm pound layer cumber insert confine pack in pack it in pad line put things in overstuff upholster pack tightly reload refurnish drive prepare to fire thrust in drive in supply load with choke up stop make full become full brim over refresh recharge force into stuff to the gills close seal furnish caulk bung dam saturate equip stopper block scrimp husband inundate obstruct occlude plant cumulate put together cork hold archive preserve mothball conserve retain park stop up dam up block up sate supersaturate maintain bank hutch reposit hive hide bury pack up satiate get in supplies of put up put to one side stash away put down stock up on put into storage roll up save for rainy day pack away tidy up put in store lock up put away for a rainy day lock away stock up with save up elbow huddle muster justle flock stream congregate surge troop squish swarm fill to excess cloy hog make a pig of oneself overwhelm feast burden pall overstock jade overfeed put aside for rainy day tuck away put by for a rainy day buy up pack 'em in

Verb

To rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
domineer dominate tyrannise tyrannize bully browbeat intimidate oppress hector pressurise pressurize bulldoze rule subjugate persecute terrorise terrorize threaten menace boss overbear railroad prevail predominate preponderate reign bluster swagger bend henpeck boss around boss about strong-arm ride roughshod over push around order about order around lean on push about dictate to give orders to lord it over trample on walk all over rule the roost call the shots kick around run the show be overbearing use strong-arm tactics on keep under thumb run things put the screws on be in the saddle rule with an iron hand lead by the nose push the buttons throw weight around rule with a rod of iron in the driver's seat bend to one's will harass coerce torment hound badger cow dragoon pressure harry pick on force compel pester bludgeon bullyrag blackjack frighten bogart mau-mau victimize nag victimise constrain push ride mistreat maltreat abuse scare scold overawe steamroller berate repress goad oblige bother buffalo despotize enslave enforce torture put pressure on treat harshly twist someone's arm tread on kick about command push someone around give orders tell what to do drive impel castigate lean twist somebody's arm put heat on put the frighteners on press put through the wringer put the chill on hustle prod brainwash tyrranize aggrieve distress persuade influence have under one's thumb throw one's weight around throw one's weight about pull rank on hassle manhandle bring pressure to bear on heckle misuse overwhelm overpower brutalize brutalise mishandle disparage taunt prevail on walk heavy ride roughshod fast-talk put under an obligation act on put the squeeze on press-gang work on use pressure on turn on the heat annoy reproach revile provoke afflict override upbraid grip haze put down be cruel to play the heavy with ill-treat mess over ill-use be brutal to suppress carp dictate crush trample criticize terrify niggle dog chide needle tyrannize over be autocratic daunt subdue keep down hold down triumph obtain bug irritate pick at cavil fuss domineer over unnerve be prevalent grind down criticise peck at trample underfoot awe ruffle be supreme rule despotically affright spook treat brutally bring someone to their knees have someone under your thumb keep someone under one's thumb find fault appall plague appal hold sway be customary be the order of the day give a hard time scare off scare the bejesus out of worry bait trouble molest tease alarm eat disconcert exploit fleece blackmail vex devil bedevil exasperate bleed attack irk prey on take advantage of dismay abash cheat swindle psych out rattle chivvy nettle disturb discomfit faze peeve heavy wrong rile aggravate agitate issue threats to nark grate pique rasp gripe itch frost get spite gall chafe put out burn up pursue hack off hunt get to be on your back rattle one's cage drive up the wall extort make things hot for someone make it hot for someone inhibit hog vandalize barbarize dishearten petrify showboat embarrass give someone hell make antagonize chivy antagonise vandalise get on someone's back cajole deter discourage impress subject turn the screws on tighten the screws on master hoodwink trick blind someone with something take someone's breath away overcome warn upset fluster confuse unsettle con anger manipulate stress perturb flurry disquiet snarl comminate fulminate admonish scowl caution forewarn growl wring discountenance discompose stir catch venture peril jeopard adventure jeopardize imperil risk compromise endanger hazard affect throw put off stress out mither beleaguer discombobulate shake up miff make nervous treat unfairly step on suck dry play on walk over live off the backs of take for a ride impose on put one over on rip off withhold rights from throw off balance make threats against threaten to harm flex muscles look daggers make threat threaten to kill make threats to noodge jerk around drive round the twist drive round the bend try perplex burn macerate breathe down someone's neck keep on at give a bad time despoil pain foray give someone grief gnaw strain portend jeopardise chill gamble with impend lower loom bad-eye stump put into a flap put someone off their stroke furbelow abrade floor wind up get across fret frill cause someone to lose their composure disrupt flummox throw into a tizz wear excite throw into tizzy fuddle shake fist at preoccupy live off haunt depress burden load plunder feed on depredate seize consume live on kill devour tax raid weigh whip around utter threats to crucify outrage injure expel beat exile scare hell out of single out get the knife into stick the knife into be on one's case

Verb

To push or thrust out
extrude expel eject express excrete exude release emit project void evict press thrust boot force out press out give off drum out squeeze out thrust out discharge disgorge belch spout spew jet eruct ejaculate vomit issue spew out cast out erupt disembogue send out throw out send forth emanate vent leak ooze spurt secrete evacuate perspire squirt pass give out pour out spit out radiate shed exhale transmit effuse beam diffuse cast shoot expend expire irradiate evolve exudate output spill reek outsend spit drip expectorate purge yield speak pour breathe gush breathe out let off give vent to produce extravasate leach cough up throw up sweat let out eliminate drive out dislodge irrupt exhaust flush out stream send flow broadcast empty throw off give forth spread disseminate give pour forth shoot out utter spray shine dispense seep belch forth bleed distribute put out throw drain air escape trickle percolate burst show generate churn out gleam glitter exhibit display manifest scatter weep glow dump ventilate demonstrate surge let loose remove strew rush dribble strain sprinkle relay deposit puff out transude well aim direct televise pump spew forth swoosh radio convey spread out belch out overflow with flow out beam out telecast put on the air sprout smell of reflect loose distil force pump out steam initiate rise birth exit egress distill regorge upchuck spritz egest blow out decant evaporate exsufflate teleport vaporize vaporise filter fountain blow lunch deliver fan drool spring course squirt out spurt out cable dispose relieve drop hiccup gulp posset repeat issue forth blow sloosh shout bellow yell embody pinpoint hold train bend level head ray breathe forth roll cascade filtrate splur let fall set spatter emerge overflow expel air seep out ooze out gush out break out bestow point put on the airwaves transmit signal rupture boil hurl be ejected explode burst out emit liquid flare fluoresce flame burst forth come out of circulate proliferate ramble afford illumine propagate expand be a picture of be the picture of well forth filter through voice touch off go bang go off burst out with emit light give off light glare luminesce blaze burn verbalize reveal light up communicate assert articulate proclaim verbalise declare put come out with make public give free rein to give voice to bring into the open gasp provide escape podcast find an outlet for give expression to find expression for take out on sigh groan incandesce publish videocast effectuate create wire live-stream pipe kick out heave put on air utter wearily bring about bring on

Verb

To exploit or use to one's advantage
cash in on exploit milk bleed wring benefit profit capitalise capitalize take advantage of profit from suck dry take advantage make money from do well from do well out of make the most of ride on the coat-tails make a killing out of turn to one's advantage fleece drain exhaust empty abuse impose on play on deplete sap deprive pump manipulate use misuse victimize cheat extort swindle enslave prey on rip off play upon treat unfairly live off the backs of walk over impose upon take for a ride victimise withhold rights from walk all over put one over on ill-treat oppress step on ill-use intimidate bully reduce tap siphon extract draw syphon draft draw off draught dump on prey upon work leverage pimp blackmail express elicit press capitalize on evince suck evoke let out take out benefit from make use of harness maximize utilize profit by maximise utilise turn to account trade on draw on put to use make the best use of put to good use gain from use to good advantage use to advantage get mileage out of make capital out of maneuver manoeuvre use for one's own ends derive benefit from turn to good use make capital of put to advantage walk on employ finesse do an injustice to avail oneself of play enjoy get the most out of strike while the iron is hot make hay while the sun shines obtain an advantage from reap the benefit of seize act on grab mistreat patronise trifle with patronize maltreat play someone for a sucker play with defraud jerk around deceive treat lightly beguile control target take liberties with grasp snatch pursue catch secure act upon snag jockey nail accept jump at snare pounce on take action on get hold of jump on build on grab hold of take follow up on leap at seize on

Verb

To crowd or nestle closely together
huddle crowd press cluster gather bunch throng collect flock herd pile congregate group pack cram foregather jam bend confer consult converge cower discuss hug mass meet parley powwow come together crowd together draw together gather together huddle up press close snuggle up throng together assemble swarm muster rendezvous rally convene concentrate get together amass gang up forgather meet up accumulate associate convoke mob teem concenter mobilise mobilize form a group conglomerate concentre hang out gather round flock together mill corral stream push unite troop congress surge band together hive reunite pour in hang around gang around rush seethe crowd around cram somewhere pack somewhere organize consort meet privately make contact be reunited join up merge form harmonise connect mingle combine organise cluster together make the scene collect together pull together show up join bunch up link line up brigade stuff stack pile up harmonize pull round up compile collate aggroup load heap fill brim charge ram chock swamp bear elbow crush overcrowd deluge bundle shove sardine squash squish justle congest jam-pack pack 'em in pack like sardines top off coincide intersect clump raise focus enter in marshal marshall move besiege lump cross concur touch focalize encounter appear show sit be presented be present consolidate socialize be closeted bind arrange truss link up socialise pool integrate meet behind closed doors funnel coalesce hook up make friends pair off see each other have a meeting take up with fasten together bring together flood flow be full be numerous move in a crowd gather like bees be alive with be overrun be packed rush together be alive overrun

Verb

To cause sudden intense pain in the bowels
gripe annoy bother irritate vex aggravate bug chafe eat exasperate frost gall get grate irk itch nark nettle peeve persecute pique rasp rile ruffle spite ache hurt pain press burn up compress cramp hack off pinch put out disturb provoke anger needle miff displease upset rankle get to infuriate rub up the wrong way ride harass gravel wind up incense tick off drive up the wall hassle get across give someone the hump madden offend rark hump pester goad get on your nerves exacerbate worry roil trouble enrage inflame bum out hack you off fret plague antagonize make someone see red rub the wrong way antagonise drive mad tease give a hard time affront disgruntle nag outrage abrade frustrate burn make angry drive to distraction drive crazy tee off agitate torment get on one's nerves harry bedevil rattle distress make cross rankle with grate on drive round the twist drive round the bend get one's goat give someone the pip hound badger perturb molest discompose discountenance disgust discomfit niggle dog pick on wear on get on your wick get in your hair make waves get your back up get under one's skin rub you up the wrong way put your back up get under skin get your goat afflict affect bait disconcert fluster disquiet beset devil injure insult embarrass ire enflame mad mither inconvenience heavy wound dissatisfy intimidate discommode pursue sting bully browbeat steam up try T-off excite give someone grief bum get at hack work up get on nerves stick in one's craw try your patience jar on be at eat away at raise someone's hackles get on somebody's nerves set one's teeth on edge be on your back put someone's nose out of joint get under your skin drive bananas distract jar rouse embitter chide confound cheese off brown off steam send into a rage incommode fray tatter erode ruffle one's feathers impose upon harm put your nose out of joint try the patience of acerbate scour wear down thwart foil confuse unsettle eat at try one's patience rub one the wrong way rile up sour mortify unnerve set your teeth on edge rasp one's nerves jar upon grate upon wear upon distemper gnaw begrudge crab grudge put on the spot huff stew snit pet tiff flurry exercise wear out rage wear away wig victimize drive you up the wall wind somebody up get your dander up raise your hackles get your hackles up awake absorb quicken grab ignite goose attract interest motivate prick get on someone get on someone's wick make someone's hackles rise make someone's blood boil get under someone's skin get someone be on the back of try someone's patience ruffle someone's feathers get someone's goat get up someone's nose get someone's back up get on someone's nerves faze stir terrorize upset the apple cart hang up cramp style louse up get even put off throw give the business get a rise out of egg on wear to shreds scrape away bite into shake up discombobulate make nervous get across someone throw off balance expel crucify aggrieve dragoon victimise wrong beat hunt hector exile terrorise gnaw away at stump frill disrupt flummox wear furbelow cow bluster floor fuddle put someone off their stroke get the knife into make things hot for someone make it hot for someone stick the knife into single out be on one's case cause someone to lose their composure rattle one's cage throw into a tizz put into a flap throw into tizzy depress fuss chagrin bite give a bad time turn off be a pain in the neck get in one's hair mix up be a thorn in someone's side grieve chivvy perplex taunt chivy scare nudge tantalize interrupt bore hinder impede cross tantalise intrude upon impose on bend someone's ear breathe down someone's neck carp at make one's hackles rise get on someone's case oppress torture burden harrow agonize beleaguer stress agonise rack dismay haunt strain ail concern sadden besiege curse alarm anguish discomfort gnaw at heckle weigh down excruciate unhinge dishearten tax cause suffering to frighten shake frazzle smite disoblige rag stir up blight discourage ridicule nonplus demoralize puzzle importune bewilder deject lie heavy on keep after dispirit chaff sicken keep on at go on at demoralise daunt cut to the quick crush haze rib assail cast down psych mock make uneasy derail spook hagride traumatize make anxious nauseate abash freak out shock weird out dun nag at get in someone's hair traumatise weigh heavily on panic repel put down alarum break undo attack cause trouble to wring criticize dampen work on gibe horrify hang over addle be a nuisance to throw off weary make miserable bamboozle prey on fire up dumbfound criticise cause anxiety to make uncomfortable chill confront razz appal josh appall banter dump on slight pother devastate guy overwhelm martyr desolate repulse revolt baffle henpeck craze harp on at mystify make wretched cause anguish to disappoint obsess tire muddle interfere dash debilitate preoccupy abase dis quiz put a damper on befuddle cause discomfort to make unhappy possess weigh on daze be a great weight on be a burden to slap weigh face make your blood boil get someone's dander up make fun of poke fun at take the piss out of beat down take aback make sport of put in a spot hit where one lives put someone's back up weigh heavily on someone's mind put to trouble roast stress out despair startle fear test prod grip derange pressurize sweat deride tear buffet flip damage indispose lead on sap scold curdle joke jive visit bring down domineer flip out pressurise kid cavil scorn disaffect fun jeer berate meddle push move scandalize stretch mistreat cause anxiety fester twit rally bemuse pick at scar impose peck at press down on break one's heart punish rag on stupefy revile lower disparage psych out sound cause concern to unman bleed drain intrude enervate infest terrify mess with reproach disrespect diss sledge get someone down be a burden on give offence to hurt someone's feelings scoff at buffalo fox disorient maze lean on jeer at upbraid scandalise shatter surprise weigh heavily on one's mind prey on someone's mind spoof take the mickey out of get down slam jibe at give trouble befog do someone's head in reluct be a thorn in someone's flesh get someone's hackles up dull mess with someone's head rattle someone's cage make it tough pose muddy ask for it disorientate stun make despondent make self-conscious make discontented niggle at make a monkey of swipe at hurt one's feelings make punchy go to one's head knock for six inflict anguish on intoxicate be repugnant to do in blow one's mind cause agony to inebriate ball up pull somebody's leg umbrage make blood boil get up somebody's nose get on the wrong side of fool around bedog excoriate belabour cause disquiet to chevy insist remind carp hurry heat grizzle bustle cause to panic tangle kid around drive nuts tear away at macerate noodge despoil foray bullyrag insist on give someone hell nit-pick strap buttonhole breath down someone's neck cut put somebody's back up belabor bombard get up your nose push one's buttons put on edge be in someone's way drive insane bone sear push button heat up jerk around grind mess exhaust discontent spur irritate greatly get someone's wick roust cut up push buttons be prey to get on the nerves of overcharge empurple arouse anxiety in cause resentment to cause annoyance to be a pest to misplease wing zing cool cap incite amaze arouse astound complicate entangle hamper barrack boo lie heavily on beleague find fault with aggress get in the hair of grill put to some trouble accost encroach obtrude do a number on make it tough for tear to pieces hurt the feelings of be on someone's back turn incapacitate start stroke someone's hair the wrong way eat up resent take over push someon's buttons put through wringer interfere with shout down find fault send into a spin be hurtful to mourn cause anguish cause suffering cause offense lambaste cause sorrow recur cause inconvenience to be the victim of get on someone's back grind at shame prey on your mind question tweak run up the wrong way examine get in the way put the squeeze on consternate key up turn on lay up lead someone a merry dance play cat and mouse rub salt in wound humiliate jump on one's case give one the business hiss astonish dizzy barge in on intrude on play dirty sneer lie heavy on someone's mind weigh heavy on someone's mind come back to stay with be a weight on one's mind be ever present put pressure on be bothered fall upon fall on be disagreeable to push the buttons of rock the boat make a scene bring pressure to bear on make demands on make severe demands on put a strain on tire out start in on put someone out create difficulties for take control of deter be in someone's hair unstring put off his or her stride worst make someone laugh on the other side of their face make someone laugh out of the other side of their mouth set someone back on their heels take the wind out of someone's sails give the needle inflict trauma deeply upset gibe at sneer at prey on one's mind be a weight on someone's mind work into lather set one off set on take a rise out of make fed up horn in on overawe put envenom break in hurt somebody's feelings disdain scout flout jab twitter dig lout thumb nose at scratch around yap at dampen spirits bring one down throw a curve knock props out disadvantage catch somebody off balance catch somebody unawares sweat out make downhearted search high heaven dispraise abuse slander demean shout at knock the wind out of make blue drag down break the heart of put into a funk lose patience dish out dish it out give it to stick it to be on one's back butt in on poison alienate harsh one's mellow drive you crazy have had enough become bored exhaust someone's patience grate at dampen someone's hopes awe droop cause to lose heart repress prostrate deprecate inflict cause pain to lampoon hurt deeply ill-treat butt in shout catcalls at make game of chasten dishonour discredit suppress subjugate subdue stifle drive you out of your mind drive you off your head drive you to distraction make your hackles rise make somebody's blood boil drive you round the twist make you see red drive somebody up the wall make livid drive out of mind drive you round the bend give a zinger give the cold shoulder make awkward make ashamed show up own make someone's stomach rise make someone's gorge rise wreck wreak befall cause someone difficulty discommodate dishonor put out of countenance let down throw into a tizzy put in a hole catch one short devitalize smother diminish weaken squelch be a problem to put someone to trouble catch disillusion be a burden be a nuisance give someone bother override tyrannize humble deaden defeat extinguish overpower curb overcome quell strike take jaundice empoison make resentful make bitter dominate tyrannise enslave bear down on damp down overstretch overtax pressure tense avenge make someone go out of his way worsen cast a pall over drag darken damp descend upon descend on force upon bring down on wilder tyrannize over be autocratic fog flabbergast knock the stuffing out of harsh someone's mellow turn one off give someone the blues make someone fed up make desolate make your heart bleed pour cold water on cast a gloom upon bring tears to someone's eyes run down make gloomy bear down make someone's heart bleed make sad reduce to tears knock sideways bring tears to your eyes keep under dampen someone's spirits dash someone's hopes break someone's spirit throw cold water on break someone's heart live off exploit blackmail plunder take advantage of depredate consume kill raid load extort feed on fleece seize live on devour snow obfuscate acidulate estrange make rancorous bitter venom crunch overextend cause to be at a stand stagger make someone scratch their head set thinking mess with one's head make someone's head spin bring up short be all Greek to set someone thinking stymie fool satirize overdo threaten gross out squick make ill hoodwink trick dupe hoax beguile deceive delude cause to feel emotional strain cause to feel mental strain make tense tense up put in traction push to the limit put on trial chiack abominate cause to feel nauseous make someone want to throw up turn one's stomach be distasteful to pall disenchant make shudder cause aversion make one sick surfeit cloy on offend morals of be repulsive to be repulsive fill with loathing turn your stomach slang disagree jest jape con quip wisecrack yuck yuk jolly gag gull cozen shuck smoke rot adventure risk venture peril jeopard jeopardize imperil compromise endanger hazard make unwell snap satirise laugh at go against the grain be injurious to be sickening be disturbing be distasteful have an adverse effect on be injurious strike down be unsuitable cause illness to cause problems take in flimflam mislead yank somebody's chain send up make jokes about goof on scare hell out of utter threats to bad-eye portend jeopardise gamble with whip around impend push around menace put heat on loom issue threats to be sarcastic about poke mullock at sling off at put on lead somebody on pull someone's leg poke borak at flirt with have on flout at mess around

Verb

To persuade or use influence on
induce persuade convince get move influence encourage press prompt incite urge actuate impel inspire instigate make motivate sway bring coax draw entice cajole convert inveigle provoke goose stimulate trigger wheedle activate bulldoze steamroll tempt talk into bring around argue into coax into prevail upon cajole into draw in wheedle into win over prevail on sell one on soft-soap talk someone into prod into sweet-talk exert influence on suck in put someone up to something twist one's arm lure beguile seduce incline allure bring round hook decoy charm lead sell dispose woo invite flatter bias predispose blandish affect bait manoeuvre entrap talk round blarney brainwash get around coerce maneuver cause butter up attract satisfy prejudice reason solicit drive con impress turn lead on get round compel rope in work on gain betray steer bend argue fascinate put across come on ensnare deceive worm push delude pull touch mislead palaver make willing mousetrap importune pressurize wile smooth-talk captivate colour twist someone's arm get on your side interest condition twist somebody's arm enchant pressurise bring pressure to bear on color work over make a believer bring round to the idea of direct work determine manipulate counsel bribe dupe talk prod control finagle change wangle indoctrinate trap plague tease pester jawbone soothe barter honey promote pitch alter pressure crack bewitch procure engage strike govern enrapture beckon jaundice banter snow oil soap toll arm-twist slant appeal to sweep off one's feet appeal bring to senses lead to believe tantalize lead astray turn on gain confidence of bring in pull in tantalise soften up sweeten up prove to make of a mind to spread it on catch the eye of bring home to talk over build up nag into whet adapt rouse propel stir bring over budge quicken inspirit nudge exploit jockey play harangue egg on court effect persuade to buy arouse someone's interest in snare dragoon intimidate set going overcome prove trick work upon lean on distract ensorcell tout shill pull strings with browbeat get somebody on your side gain somebody's support win around train rope drag impact reach guide give force suborn prepare lead up garden path egg one on kowtow assure impress on advise bootlick soften stroke crowd jolly brownnose massage mould make yourself felt with carry weight with bring pressure to bear upon cut any ice with effectuate enkindle prevail bat eyes at prime exhort tend hit on carry conduct mold bring to reason nobble gain one's confidence propagandize enlist proselytize dangle a carrot in front of reassure poison prepossess lay it on call impact on lead by the nose tell on turn one's head proselyte propagandise proselytise put mind at ease demonstrate to dispel someone's doubts reason someone into believing dispel doubt put someone's mind at rest cause to feel certain make certain impress to sell to cultivate animate teach rub the right way make up to suck up to play up to get next to lay it on thick hand a line apple polish twist verge favour look favor wheedle someone into make biased distort skew make partial make partisan plead with turn on to press someone into pressurize someone into convert to cause to believe reason someone into pressure someone into lead to do make expectant sucker prod someone into wear down show a preference for be willing gravitate toward be partial lean to be predisposed not mind be disposed win argument make you of a mind to grip capture win hold indicate bid sign summon demand ask command string along hypnotize rivet absorb occupy mesmerize catch engross spellbind come on to entrance magnetize enthral take enthrall hypnotise mesmerise elicit magnetise petition catch hold of bring forth call forth campaign advance bill high pressure sell on sway opinion press your case make a pitch for solicit votes seek to influence modify splash exert influence spot put pressure on apply pressure pull strings plug bring pressure to bear try to persuade lobby hard sell boost call on soft-sell hype thump try to influence drum campaign for billboard request politick further talk into something

Verb

To block or clog up a space or opening
choke block clog obstruct occlude congest dam jam plug stop up bung clot constrict stuff bar close obturate stop bung up check clog up dam up die drown fill gibbet gum up halt kill noose plug up retard silt up stopper stunt suppress wring gunge up fill up impede seal block up pack hinder curb restrain inhibit cork restrict hold back shut off hamper stall prevent close off arrest interfere with delay slow repress cut off stem hold up slow down barricade blockade caulk stifle brake thwart cumber trammel stay fetter interrupt block off set back shut keep back muzzle close out handicap control detain stymie still clutter up curtail foil encumber gag postpone quiet squelch frustrate hamstring limit block out close up reduce retardate seal up shut up crimp get in the way of bottle up shut down bog down choke off put a brake on throw a spanner in the works of stand in the way of throw a monkey wrench in the works of cram silence ram confine decelerate stopple crowd staunch hush quieten shush seal off contain stick burden defer cramp bridle squash hold in slacken hobble pause constrain cripple shackle muffle baulk neutralize slow up deter withhold bottleneck put back moderate handcuff lessen decrease mire regulate shut out hold counteract baffle make airtight make watertight bring to screeching halt back off hog-tie take down rein in loiter neutralise balk fill in foul overfill hedge overcrowd cover glut leash tie entrammel secure cap overburden cloy derail protract remit shelve prorogue intermit put off stave off make late hold off on prolong hold over brim heap temper jam up intercept hold off choke up stanch charge load plaster paste enclose gum waterproof stonewall jam-pack lade top stuff up abate lag diminish bottle reef put the brakes on lose steam let down flaps cut down wind down cut back back-water qualify keep waiting hit the brakes lose speed procrastinate embog anchor it rein obscure throttle cut short catch terminate smother swallow ram in top off govern fight back repulse discourage put a spoke in someone's wheel pull in circumvent keep under control slacken pace bring to a standstill pull up keep a lid on draw up tame play for time bite back rebuff hold down choke back nip in the bud checkmate keep in check fetch up stem the flow of forestall oppose stick down prohibit manacle embarrass box in contravene debar short-circuit crab be a hindrance to bork throw a spoke in the wheel of throw a spanner in the works resist tie up get in the way louse up interfere censor cut out lock out mute quell extinguish settle dumb press wedge compress force thrust ice tongue-tie be quiet quit chattering quieten down shut it keep trap shut can it hold tongue fall silent put a sock in it stop talking soft-pedal be silent shoehorn crush sandwich clamp down on dry up crack down on dummy up crash drive tamp compact scrunch strangle squish hang up down hesitate let up loaf falter dawdle flag poke bog disrupt keep suspend avert put an end to freeze straiten scupper interdict ward off weigh down keep lid on counter discontinue disadvantage measure rule reschedule bind forbid avoid put on hold hem in defend against head off put a stop to sabotage defeat ruin inconvenience preclude sandbag chain subdue evade overload faze circumscribe nullify circumnavigate oppress entangle bring up bit sidestep skirt imprison ward can steer clear of spoil gaol jail rule out keep in cramp one's style ease up lock up put at a disadvantage saddle with keep within bounds cool off place at a disadvantage bring to an end keep the lid on cool end straitjacket sink cause to wait cause to stay dissuade from impair debilitate withstand enmesh net ensnare capture dissuade quash snag prevent from making progress incommode drag one's feet tie one's hands get bogged down sideline entrap discomfit rattle taboo outlaw enjoin discommode bother tether disconcert get out of fix scrub sidetrack drop brace slam on the brakes give disadvantage take out put out of commission put paid to escape bypass beat peg discipline make difficult set limits on impose limits on foul up screw up put on brakes put an stop to knock off overturn scotch chill obviate forfend keep at bay turn aside stave fend off keep off anticipate give a hard time stand fence deflect put a limit on dampen incarcerate intern harness wreck put the stopper on stump ditch take wind out of upset outwit do for juke put the kibosh on unsettle cool down hold in check keep a tight rein on keep tight rein on button up keep down box up keep in line tie down impound bring under control have on a tight leash sit on put away pin down pull back rein back guide direct crack down hogtie delimit ban lock in coop up fence in close in immure deny concuss shut in deprive shotgun disallow necessitate stand still come to a standstill not move stand off peter out wrong adjourn put half nelson on treat unfairly do a disservice to give a disadvantage to treat harshly be unfair to put in an unfavourable position treat unfavourably tell against inflict a handicap on cease go slower slack lose pace reduce speed lessen one's speed slam on the anchors slack up slacken off saddle screen pigeonhole complicate break off table disband dissolve prorogate recess become slower mothball put aside monkey with make slower push back lay on the table put on back burner count out take a rain check on put in abeyance file lay off lay aside break up inactivate put on the back burner hang fire quit pink-slip put in cold storage call a halt to keep in abeyance put on ice waive lay over omit get slower put on the shelf hold in abeyance reduce in speed lumber laden overtax weight freight stress strain tax overwhelm