Đồng nghĩa của stump

Alternative for stump

stumps, stumped, stumping

Đồng nghĩa: baffle, campaign, confound, electioneer, mystify, perplex, puzzle, remainder, rest,

Noun

The small projecting remnant of something that has been cut or broken off or worn away
end remnant butt remainder remains stub part piece segment base nubbin projection tail end tip dog end fag end end piece oddment vestige leftover fragment scrap residue leftovers dregs bit rump leavings remnants heel odds and ends crust lees particle tag end tail dog-end tag dock root snag short end balance rest excess surplus residuum others trace overspill relic overflow remaining part difference superfluity remaining number extra remaining quantity vestiges number left over those left quantity left over hangover carry-over wreck part left over extra people part that is left over waste additional people garbage number that is left over ruins bottom of barrel salvage extra material additional material refuse additional things extra things what's left wreckage quantity that is left over the rest of overplus junk detritus obverse offcut scourings bits crumbs slops tatter discard offscourings scrapings leaving castoff pieces cutting bits and pieces bits and bobs debris scraps mark orts trash grounds deposit sediment oddments settlings precipitate sign footprint evidence dross rubbish silt sublimate legacy offcuts indication accumulation sludge echo token imprint ghost litter draff track memory shadow grouts clue slag shred mélange overage trail rejects survival suggestion reminder spoor print miscellany jumble particles mishmash patchwork hodgepodge notions sundries rummage novelties knickknacks potpourri melee medley rags assortment motley etcetera olio scum souvenir fragments deposition impression memento scent alluvium record mixed bag sundry items miscellaneous paraphernalia residual this and that notion etceteras loose ends odds and sods recollection hint evocation remembrance intimation reminiscence sweepings dirt deposits allusion overtone cast-offs spoil precipitation settling gook gunk matter solids ground powder footmark footstep snippet sliver castoffs pickings waste material waste paper step groove unused supplies uneaten food portion strip tail ends paw mark hoof mark wake tract off cut last part result part leftover outcome consequence product effect parings sewage shavings filtrate aftermath repercussion end of a line heritage upshot fruit spin-off by-product trophy memorandum remembrancer

Noun

The state of being intractable
intractableness recalcitrance rebelliousness refractoriness intractability obstreperousness obstinacy insubordination contrariness contumacy rebellion disorderliness wildness opposition recalcitrancy perversity confrontation contempt provocation fractiousness insolence audacity boldness bravado challenge temerity affront brazenness call cartel command dare effrontery gas guts impudence insurgence insurgency lip muster order revolt sass spite summons obstinateness unmanageability defy enjoinder factiousness impugnment untowardness ungovernableness uncontrollableness uncontrollability indocility back talk big talk hot air throwing of the gauntlet defiance unruliness disobedience waywardness willfulness balkiness frowardness despite resistance disregard obduracy awkwardness indiscipline stubbornness dissent non-compliance subversiveness mutinousness subversion cantankerousness ungovernability pig-headedness incorrigibility scorn daring aggression perverseness uncooperativeness mulishness truculence violation cheekiness noncooperation cheek recidivism pigheadedness mutiny noncompliance revolution nonconformity sedition insurrection riot uprising infraction infringement rising nonobservance troublemaking naughtiness recklessness delinquency impulsiveness heresy imprudence heedlessness dereliction strike transgression schism apostasy neglect outbreak non-observance misconduct misbehaviour wilfulness disruptiveness failure refusal denial contravention roguery bad behaviour impishness mischief mischievousness carryings-on acting-up sabotage lack of cooperation misbehavior breach orneriness assertiveness lawlessness impetuousness flouting trespass breaking carelessness nonfulfillment protest recusancy insubmission breaking the rules upheaval nonconformance unconformity unrest agitation rabble-rousing struggle civil disobedience incitement fomentation objection disagreement coup anarchy putsch rioting inflaming treason disorder abuse riotousness rashness impetuosity foolhardiness rowdiness boisterousness delict dissension exceeding overstepping disloyalty failure to observe betrayal barratry non-compliance with refusal to obey orders refusal to obey incitement to riot fomentation of discontent madness frenzy riskiness incitement to rebellion civil disorder injudiciousness desperation defying disobeying ignoring break rebelling against lack of compliance with taking no notice of paying no heed to flying in the face of

Noun

A small piece or amount (of something)
scrap bit particle speck crumb grain atom fragment morsel shred trace piece mite scruple iota tittle jot smidgen scintilla snippet spot ounce hint whit drop molecule touch modicum fleck sliver tad granule suspicion snip mote dribble fraction smidge portion slice part chip nugget suggestion chunk flyspeck patch nubbin stim scantling whisper lump bite hunk snatch wisp mouthful glob slip gob smithereen jot or tittle taste pinch dash dab splinter sample dot dollop sprinkling driblet stub peanuts dram droplet specimen trickle shaving segment butt share end trifle shard flake moiety division item dose section parcel excerpt scale niggle minim ort lick chicken feed tiny amount little smidgeon splash some nip ray scoosh smack shade spatter shadow skosh snort spark smell glimmer strain streak little bit shot soupçon snap small amount small portion tiny piece small piece ace tinge cut paring extract tiny bit hoot proportion quantity wedge remnant fig continental wafer slab whoop syllable rap vestige durn darn smattering quota allotment ghost allowance tatter lot measure skerrick spall skelf whiff ration take amount tiniest bit apportionment rag block flicker article offcut shiver percentage smitch spillikin splint gobbet member squat minimum selection subdivision diddly nucleus half helping allocation unit strip ribbon whack length inkling any bar cake knob tablet spoonful stick infinitesimal detail wodge brick sector cube stitch blob degree bubkes beans bupkes sampling dole diddly-squat doodly-squat seed tidbit doodley-squat titbit least bit element module quantum speckle constituent ingredient divvy drop in the bucket small bit small quantity inch chapter movement bargain deal buy steal pellet breath scattering corn spell stretch cutting cantlet smithereens oddment semblance gallet nibble potsherd footprint step sign footmark footstep tiny part clipping drip globule joint evidence indication flitter flash bead ratio arc spit beam gleam slither peeling smallest part sparkle rove picayune eyelash spice glitter glow pennyworth serving small thing slightest bit thorn rake-off hair's breadth wee bit lion's share piece of action small percentage tiny proportion branch partition office department tear monkey's plateful wing subsection pinpoint mark juicy bit squama layer partial quotient meed instalment installment factor corner feature side articulation plate pellicle scab skin cell snowflake peel membrane foil sheet object thing tinker's curse smallest amount tinker's cuss brass farthing even a little bit two hoots one bit platter bowlful lashing load slew course incomplete number mottle blotch dapple splotch pip eyespot commodity component product pin mountain bucket order period finger spate fistful meal artifact artefact point

Noun

A part of the trunk or a large branch of a tree that has fallen or been cut off

Noun

A public lecture or reading, especially delivered at a college or university
prelection address lecture oration discourse harangue sermon talk disquisition declamation dissertation spiel homily recitation allocution exhortation valedictory diatribe tirade commentary eulogy oratory keynote parlance pitch bombast opus panegyric rhetoric salutation appeal invocation debate paper parley chalk talk pep talk peroration deliverance presentation rant outpouring monologue effusion soliloquy salutatory philippic predication whaikorero monolog speech screed broadside invective fulmination berating censure tongue-lashing condemnation descant delivery jeremiad soapbox treatise aside essay polemic proclamation denunciation utterance epilog statement criticism study monograph article admonition vituperation reproval lesson recital exposition revilement malediction dispute anger ranting admonishment report thesis verbal onslaught obloquy tract speaking interior monologue epilogue dramatic monologue announcement declaration pronouncement lamentation moan lament keen groan complaint drone running commentary solo prolog stand-up instruction stump speech symposium webinar wail plaint seminar song and dance apostrophe monology pamphlet leaflet expatiation stand-up bit work booklet brochure piece of writing prologue critique railing decrying abuse attack brickbats flak reviling reprimand upbraiding reproof rebuke narration vilification castigation stricture battering denouncement outburst tractate verbalization memoir expression petition huddle gabfest verbal attack relation telling performance slating blast knocking scolding reading out hassle spouting chewing out stream of abuse rendering saying aloud rendition reading reading aloud

Noun

A dull, heavy blow with a person's fist or a blunt implement

Noun

A journey for pleasure in which several different places are visited
tour excursion expedition journey trip jaunt outing junket peregrination hitch progress stint tenure term trek voyage safari bout cruise day trip getaway go hop overnight road roundabout run swing time travel trick weekend whistle-stop circle tour round trip passage visit odyssey travels spin journeying drive exploration ramble turn crossing sally pilgrimage adventure awayday ride hike hurl day out wandering traveling travelling quest sortie break vacation airing globetrotting spell period holiday commute shift wayfaring crusade stretch course sojourn sashay flight joyride lift tootle voyaging spree roving round roaming sailing walk picnic interval duration pleasure trip span cycle mission away day day away survey campaign trekking stop tramp sail movement patrol caravan transfer incumbency stopover whirl procession retreat stay circuit tool commutation errand session frolic phase stroll saunter transit mystery tour tarry patch minibreak tarriance navigation grand tour stop-off vacay spot Sunday drive period of time period of office term of office daycation move recce reconnaissance wanderings itineration sweep discovery pickup escapade venture escape sabbatical transportation touring transport exodus scramble hajj trips journeys expeditions breakthrough breakout joy ride short journey short trip long weekend route walkabout migration approach emigration departure slog constitutional march period in office time in office foray safaris voyages cruising odysseys sightseeing excursions jaunts pilgrimages tours treks residence vagabondage promenade itinerary transmigration beat traverse yatra vagrancy range backpacking jet-setting visitation rest period of travelling sailing trip boat trip sea trip religious journey holy expedition undertaking enterprise call layover peregrinations gallivanting half inning quarter wanderlust globe-trotting flying seafaring biking driving riding commission exploit operation project assignment while long journey go around period of traveling fit chapter juncture point cavalcade entrada occasion time span stretch of time time period tour of duty watch time interval snatch time frame interval of time access seizure attack burst case siege traversing sesh flurry spurt streak sequence look round look around hiking short time tear short period season mini holiday short break space administration standing length of time

Verb

(of a question or problem) To be too hard for
baffle confuse puzzle bewilder confound mystify perplex flummox nonplus foil snooker defeat floor fox outwit stymie throw discombobulate dumbfound gravel maze obfuscate wilder bamboozle bring up short stagger stick stop be all Greek to be too much for put at a loss bring someone up short bemuse beat befuddle buffalo pose muddle addle vex fuddle befog get faze disconcert disorient muddy stupefy stun fog make someone scratch their head amaze astound flabbergast daze astonish cause to be at a stand distract set someone thinking surprise rattle elude mix up shake throw off take aback throw off balance blow one's mind startle go to one's head overwhelm fluster frustrate bowl over mess with one's head strike dumb shock unnerve complicate dismay discompose stumble snow disturb catch off balance get to intoxicate make punchy bother inebriate disorientate set thinking leave open-mouthed paralyze paralyse boggle shake up take by surprise boggle the mind of knock for six ball up stop someone in their tracks make someone's head spin bedevil confusticate embarrass stick it to confuscate set one thinking mull stir profundicate obscure wonder moon daydream upset ruffle throw for loop get at leave aghast put off psych out knock out blow away knock sideways gather wool pipe dream metagrobolize shatter boggle the mind benumb jolt knock the stuffing out of someone screw up take someone aback consternate overpower take someone's breath away take breath away give a shock devastate exercise worry rock escape dumfound involve tangle beset thicken thunderstrike surprize encumber jumble entangle muck ravel baulk perturb balk thwart discomfit conquer be forgotten by be beyond someone mix you up snarl up muddy the waters unsettle alarm agitate disquiet trouble distress flurry cloud blur distemper frighten unhinge derange disorder discomfort frazzle discountenance undo alarum becloud daunt scare concern make unclear ail fuss derail hagride spook weird out freak out overcome abash depress irk demoralize knock the stuffing out of panic dazzle discourage petrify irritate annoy render speechless bug demoralise dishearten terrify unbalance displease distort put someone off their stroke awe mess up convolute afflict numb chill make uneasy disappoint foul up harass needle knock for a loop disarrange dispirit horrify gall unman intimidate affect pique appal terrorize sadden dizzy provoke make anxious snafu grieve intricate affright let down psych terrorise peeve oppress appall pother set hurdles burn up hit like a ton of bricks pester anger stir up disenchant put into a flap throw into a tizz put the wind up cause someone to lose their composure make waves cow garble deter defy deject move destroy embroil disorganize disrupt strike touch impress destabilize make difficulties pain electrify prostrate destabilise dement twist sap make difficult craze nark overmaster swamp whelm knock over crush make more difficult make complex plague hurt offend turn sicken hassle put one away wound mire hack off fret fill with fear be beyond scare to death miff torment take your breath away muck up throw a curve knock over with feather distract from throw into a tizzy indispose scare stiff pull the rug from under make a scene snow under pull the rug out from under scare someone out of their wits scare the pants off scare the bejesus out of give a hard time throw into a panic tick off scare the living daylights out of pick on throw into a blue funk muddle up lower dull mistake scramble ruin besot underwhelm overawe gobsmack dislocate spring on subdue hit mortify bully browbeat make nervous fill with wonder fill with amazement hinder make fretful down displace discommode rummage disarray knock senseless excite pour cold water on throw cold water on jar traumatize bring around put someone off gnaw at boggle someone's mind make speechless put away put out of countenance scarify fright catch somebody off balance catch somebody unawares throw for a loop inconvenience cause to lose your bearings blind cause wonder bedazzle throw into confusion upset apple cart put someone off their stride set someone back on their heels take the wind out of your sails strike with awe take one's breath away spring something on blow someone's mind put out of action make your hair stand on end chill off frighten to death frighten the living daylights out of traumatise grind down greatly upset throw into uproar throw into disorder rouse outrage badger arouse intrude tire interfere rock the boat get on someone's wick incapacitate flip hurt somebody's feelings get someone bum out fire up wind up egg on get across turn on lay up flip out cramp give someone grief key up debilitate knock one's socks off be unbelievable blow one away dash put off one's stroke surpass challenge transfix spellbind disillusion chagrin complex sophisticate complexify disgruntle get in the way make emotional repel exceed withstand make a mess of render uncertain mislead misinform obnubilate madden repress immobilize scare witless wreck run circles around hit for six steamroller do in downgrade leave speechless sweep someone off their feet grind subordinate kill clog interrelate fold interweave multiply elaborate impede combine make intricate open can of worms add fuel to fire make complicated handicap interfuse infold render unintelligible snag grate exasperate rile nettle aggravate strike terror into immobilise fill with consternation louse up conceal misrepresent darken lead astray muddy up beggar crack unstring frenzy loco give someone a turn disarm hide rasp persecute gripe itch frost eat spite chafe scare silly put the fear of God into frighten the life out of put chill on put the wind up someone fuzz taint tarnish color equivocate colour falsify torture rack stress anguish curse try harry hound agonize ride uncalm undermine weaken enfeeble enervate fuzz up nag injure strain drive you out of your mind agonise strap aggrieve dog break tantalize nit-pick tantalise prick push desolate harrow martyr cloud the issue throw a veil over throw up smoke screen muddy the waters of set back eat at arouse anxiety in make miserable do a number on be on one's case make wretched cause suffering to push buttons make it tough for weigh on cut up cause anguish to give a turn roil impose upon put out burn put on the spot dissatisfy inflame niggle

Verb

Walk stiffly and noisily
clump stamp plod stomp trudge lumber clomp barge flog flounder galumph lump pound scuff scuffle shamble shuffle slog slough stumble tramp tromp bang sprauchle thud thump thunder traipse walk heavily limp march hike bumble trek trog walk blunder struggle waddle traik hobble trample lurch footslog tread yomp ramble stroll drag oneself reel stagger toil trail dodder schlepp totter trundle pad step drag amble wander saunter tread heavily straggle hoof explore tour travel rove backpack peregrinate leg it hit the road clunk clatter teeter crush walk clumsily champ schlep gallop walk noisily wallow slouch plod along run heavily tread clumsily perambulate back-pack go on foot climb hoof it take Shanks's pony scramble creep wade pace plough mope loll mosey loaf grind drift crawl skulk plow drag yourself stalk shift change walk slowly plug along loiter file parade strut shilly-shally drag your feet go slowly scuff one's feet stride walk purposefully striddle drill step out falter dawdle wobble linger tarry lag fall behind labor labour delay sway meander muddle move laboriously dally dilly-dally tail lallygag dillydally lollygag diddle poke hang back procrastinate push one's way bring up the rear move slowly put off drag one's feet not keep pace get no place fast clop clonk weave press pitch drudge sweat fight push chug move with difficulty waver battle potter round potter around potter about blunder about push yourself fall hirple move clumsily grope misjudge confuse fumble gimp battle one's way fight one's way grind away clamber sputter fight your way hop make one's way with difficulty shinny idle walk with difficulty walk unevenly walk lamely walk haltingly walk with a limp lose your balance dither fall back decrease drop fail flag diminish wane trail behind drag behind slacken ebb fall off slow inch along retard stay drop behind inch be behind drop back lose strength slow up lounge tool jelly stray follow roam tag along waste time tag along behind not keep up kill time drag along hang about boondoggle putter while away time horse around fool with fritter away fool around while away trifle with play games with fool about hang around

Verb

To cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck
stymie hinder impede foil frustrate obstruct thwart hamper inhibit shackle snooker defeat fetter handicap interfere with puzzle stall baulk balk block confound mystify spoil check clog cramp cripple embarrass encumber handcuff hobble hog-tie manacle nonplus scotch short-circuit stop trammel flummox scupper baffle corner crab crimp dead-end hold back hold up pigeonhole prevent shelve stonewall tie up upset put paid to choke off cut off hang fire hang up hold off put the kibosh on cramp one's style put on hold give the run around put on back burner throw a monkey wrench into throw a spanner in the works throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of forestall circumvent derail counter nullify bar beat ruin dash quash prohibit stifle counteract hamstring neutralize stand in the way of negate outwit do for cancel halt arrest neutralise annul put a stop to curb oppose disappoint get out of crush confront escape evade bypass discomfit checkmate crool foul up banjax stave off circumnavigate overturn overcome lick screw up obviate forbid preclude conquer defend against deflect head off restrict steer clear of sidestep retard interdict skirt limit restrain disrupt ward off repress nip in the bud put a brake on put the lid on crash keep lid on wreck put the stopper on shut out take down ditch take wind out of avert juke avoid unsettle dash one's hope upset the applecart render null and void bilk offset buck delay constrain cumber slow down get in the way bork interfere get in the way of curtail deter bridle tie set back bind entangle inconvenience be a hindrance to leash debilitate interrupt weigh down bottleneck drag one's feet tie one's hands muzzle burden choke contravene debar resist confine catch ensnare enmesh net capture straiten snag box in louse up throw a spoke in the wheel of entrap hem in tether affect disturb remit suspend tamper influence confuse intermit jam incommode conflict discommode trouble brake slow faze freeze dam rattle chain disconcert saddle with close off give a hard time shut off shut down

Verb

To make a speech or contribute to a debate
speak lecture talk discourse orate spout harangue spiel declaim expatiate pontificate sermonise sermonize descant expound pitch preach speechify debate jaw preachify recite address argue deliver get on a soapbox give an address give lessons in instruct mouth off prelect teach give a speech make a speech give a talk sound off give a lecture address an audience deliver an address drone on give a sermon hold forth get across accost give speech spout to sermonize to talk to declaim to preach to hold forth to spiel to speechify to preachify to sound off to give a lecture to deliver a speech give speak to give a discourse to give a dissertation to make a speech to deliver talk expound to give an oration to give talk jaw to memorialize orate to deliver speech give a talk to memorialise give an address to take the floor give a speech to drone on to bespeak give a sermon to refer root for discuss deliver a sermon to berate criticize pillory exhort lambaste upbraid censure castigate attack perorate rant at earbash pontificate to rant soapbox criticise buttonhole rave admonish scold apostrophize spout at deliver a tirade to yell at chew out go on about moralize fulminate go on moralise talk at length pronounce speak at length persuade vociferate speak out comment pontify enlarge develop evangelize evangelise utter spout off talk big pile it on opine grandstand dogmatize edify ethicize pulpiteer minister be moralistic blow express one's opinion give sermon lay down the law proclaim influence sway state make an oration declare trumpet mouth assert denounce deliver a sermon bloviate induce pass judgment huff bluster dissertate confer blow hot air inveigh rage rail lucubrate converse dissert commentate treat elaborate explain modulate dispute confab voice write learnedly expand remark chew talk forcefully ramble on brag ramble boast vapour vapor rabbit on yell chatter spellbind shoot off one's mouth decry thunder condemn write at length embellish disparage protest strongly dilate upon elaborate on give a meeting enlarge on dwell on amplify rant about expostulate about make a stand make a protest dilate dilate on pontificate about express disapproval of mouth off about make a fuss about kick up a stink about expand on develop on go into detail about discourse on amplify on hold forth about descant on dissertate on write at length about spout about expound on perorate on speak at length about sound off about

Verb

To deceive or fool someone
bamboozle fool trick deceive cheat con delude dupe mislead hoax hoodwink beguile gull take in defraud do swindle double-cross bilk diddle kid skin cozen fleece have outmaneuver outmanoeuvre outwit snooker spoof stiff sting sucker thwart entrap flimflam rook bluff buffalo burn catch catch out gaff gammon goldbrick gyp hornswoggle humbug juggle misguide misinform rip off shaft snow victimise victimize chicane illude sell fake out have on stitch up string along suck in put one over on lead up the garden path do the dirty on give someone a bum steer pull a swifty on take for a ride pull a fast one on scam finagle mulct screw euchre fiddle hose hustle chisel shortchange bleed stick beat take to the cleaners chouse short lead on pluck ream squeeze take advantage of skunk exploit thimblerig nobble shake down bunco do in do a number on sell a pup to swizzle betray sharp pull one's leg sandbag inveigle overreach milk outfox clip circumvent pull the wool over one's eyes lead one down the garden path ensnare pull a fast one rope in gouge rob lie jive lead astray seduce embezzle pull the wool over someone's eyes juke fox gazump befool fake pull the wool over somebody's eyes distort put on set up fudge outsmart disinform manipulate overcharge take double-deal bewilder misrepresent fabricate baffle impose on sell a pup short-change make a fool of take someone for a ride swizz caboodle outslick outjockey maneuver manoeuvre lure bait outdo shuck jockey rush defeat outthink outguess top throw off the scent steal a march on outgeneral mousetrap lie to goose worst jip confuse cap jerk around put on the wrong track take someone in pull somebody's leg screw over sell down the river get the better of run a game on sell a bill of goods to end run figure out joke misdirect tempt entice hook pilfer give the wrong impression misstate prevaricate trap decoy trim disappoint steal outplay out-think doublespeak frame plunder play a trick on use sweet-talk finesse pervert propagandize wangle wheedle soak propagandise pull someone's leg put one over on someone pull something pull fast one do out of have someone on pull a fast one on someone cover up double-talk do someone in the eye give the shaft sell a bill of goods run rings round be cleverer than make rings round put on an act lead up garden path wrong steer put on false front bait and switch give wrong information to send on a wild goose chase throw dust in someone's eyes pull wool over eyes play trick on put up smoke screen put one over duck weasel dodge deke slip out cop out worm one's way out of beat around the bush sell out stab in the back impose stretch the rules bend the rules pull something funny stack the cards hit below the belt tease pigeon filch dust bilk of extort outperform pull in frustrate ruin foil slip something over on four-flush pretend bunk flirt welsh feign sham trifle abuse heist entangle enmesh dally toy play dirty coquet despoil wanton be sold a pup wind up sell someone down the river blag sway contrive play a jest on play a prank on play a joke on murphy throw prey on bleed dry gip cuckold falsify go one better than play a practical joke on fix flam impress lead down the garden path take to the cleaner's do number on sucker into make a sucker of put someone up to something cajole coax pass off psych out enchant entrance charm attract impose upon take for play away cross up step out play-act give the runaround bias hypnotize woo bewitch dazzle blind mesmerize captivate spellbind double deal send on a wild-goose chase play games with take to cleaners play joke on beat out of take for ride pull wool over win over gaslight play for a fool soft-soap cross hocus-pocus lirt crib blench rogue belirt allure solicit butter up hypnotise mesmerise shave play play games twist around your little finger stage-manage pull strings pull wires take out fast talk give bum steer break the rules play for a sucker best overcome hack machinate rig yuck yuk jest jape banter fun jolly josh quip gag wisecrack chaff affect doctor engineer influence mastermind cook rag ridicule mock bother game interfere with find a loophole in tinker with fudge with fiddle with exploit a loophole in tamper with make sport of poke fun at make fun of yank somebody's chain persuade induce draw flatter blandish blarney urge fascinate talk into prevail on pull convince steer bring round come on palaver tantalize wile get round prevail upon tantalise work on invite get coerce press worm plague pester snare honey turn on argue into smooth-talk bribe prejudice bedevil impel pressurize intrigue brainwash control appeal to work importune jawbone soothe barter enrapture flirt with turn stroke whet the appetite of oil soap pressurise bring pressure to bear on get around dissimulate sweep off one's feet toll dissemble make mouth water sweeten up arm-twist make up to trifle with one-up spread it on let down put up a front talk court witch magnetize kill beckon trip up make prod lead poison flannel fawn pressure reason argue train rope drag flatter into magnetise two-time distract ensorcell tout shill ingratiate kowtow obsess dare hit on draw in operate angle soften up toady caress egg one on stupefy lay it on draw out give the come-on to sweep off feet bootlick soften crowd push brownnose massage arrange bat eyes at backstab fail defy pander to besot be disloyal to split break faith with be unfaithful to play false make your mouth water elude rebel against disobey belie dangle a carrot in front of work over build up apple polish dangle something infatuate torture torment titillate come on to suck up to play up to get next to hand a line swing plot bring off collude lobby connive conspire challenge lick someone's boots direct taunt provoke excite rub the right way lay it on thick encourage sweep you off your feet net compel dragoon intimidate counsel capture vamp badger annoy harass worry harry gnaw beleaguer work upon lean on simulate counterfeit twist someone's arm incite talk round pull strings with incline browbeat toy with philander with profess assume suborn colour allege bag immesh implicate embroil mesh ensnarl entoil tangle make yourself felt with carry weight with touch bring pressure to bear upon cut any ice with chat up keep hanging fib mollify appease land color act claim placate convert involve catch up betrap benet make someone's mouth water keep hanging on keep someone hanging on make eyes at talk into something aspire impersonate purport conciliate pacify propitiate sweeten twist somebody's arm let on pass yourself off as make out pass for lay claim masquerade be deceitful stonewall malinger be hypocritical fish jazz claim falsely whitewash shuck and jive assuage gentle reel in lay for box in set a trap for exaggerate humour perjure equivocate mistreat 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 play with target patronize play someone for a sucker use for one's own ends misspeak set at ease win the affection of put off guard humor unarm disarm undermine someone's resistance palter bull overdraw misinstruct forswear BS be economical with the truth frame someone not speak the truth perjure yourself make up a story tell stories invent a story lie through one's teeth be untruthful break promise make believe tell a lie lack candor forswear oneself bear false witness say something untrue tell an untruth commit perjury not tell the truth fake it tell a falsehood stretch the truth tell a white lie perjure oneself tell untruths forswear yourself tell a terminological inexactitude concoct a story be forsworn depart from the truth

Verb

Declare officially or publicly to be
proclaim announce declare advertise advertize publish promulgate trumpet blaze blazon broadcast herald pronounce profess enunciate give out indicate show state affirm annunciate assert blare circulate flash placard post publicise publicize release sound blaze abroad maintain protest blast call decree disseminate evidence evince exhibit expound illustrate make known mark ostend spiel spout utter vent ventilate voice blazon abroad shout out sound off state publicly pass the word shoot off mouth shout from the housetops spread it around get on a soapbox shout something from the rooftops communicate reveal disclose express aver avow claim contend asseverate divulge allege air make public avouch attest tell spread present report insist swear impart argue purport signal convey say suggest signify testify warrant advance deliver display intimate set forth articulate propound submit guarantee cite speak denote vow recite give put forward certify issue promote propagate distribute lay down transmit hold advocate preach expose give voice to raise recount verbalize predicate shout from the rooftops vouch spell out pass offer imply betoken propose notify support bespeak verbalise relate acknowledge put put out opine put into words come out with repeat promise emphasize pass on explain uphold manifest describe emphasise pledge detail mention give expression to verify depose testify to talk adduce admit mouth press render bring to public notice plead postulate get across vocalize propagandize establish bring out word phrase confirm drum endorse make clear propagandise give notice of connote represent confess inform relay narrate put across stress tout diffuse tell of celebrate vocalise hype prove demonstrate advise give vent to reassert reaffirm point out bill portend throw out introduce posit mean splash foretell move couch hint insinuate bring to public attention cry predict read formulate enounce shout declaim rehearse discuss specify designate address leak champion bruit about bear witness attest to set out point to make out give utterance to enumerate recognize be evidence of call attention to unfold puff bear out give away augur pop off swear up and down chronicle bring into the open disperse extol scatter make presage table peddle substantiate outline moot note clarify radiate forecast corroborate validate undertake pitch broach frame asservate spot spell put about delineate recognise intone import trail exclaim return sponsor chart summarize noise abroad showcase document purvey stipulate mutter elucidate clothe jaw vouch for harbinger modulate summarise witness adumbrate justify spread around forebode knell crack up itemize hard sell bruit abroad hand down get over itemise flag up run with back up say so be a sign of pour out give an undertaking take an oath swear on bible give an account of put on the map be an indication of talk about speak about bring in put in words cross one's heart bring forward charge lay challenge pretend see espouse market plug push adjudicate reason gazette ascertain flog flaunt boost ballyhoo name orate sow strew assure register preconize spruik depict volunteer own defend break bruit tweet praise trailer venture spotlight authenticate determine debate spill judge decide carry perorate intend prophesy foreshadow project huckster blurb uncover flack apprise alert unmask acquaint circularize sell covenant betray descant expatiate discourse interpret put forth bode soapbox bear prognosticate allow merchandise circularise blurt write up engage list whisper foreshow lip serve put over warn of forewarn sustain inform of drop print vaticinate allegate bear witness to quote forerun sound out stand for produce divine make a pitch build up beat the drum make evident show clearly make plain speak of come out talk big cross heart own up make a case add up to account for hold forth mouth off swear an oath blow hot air talk of send out let it be known get on soapbox for give publicity to give a plug to give a puff to beat the drum for clear up bind oneself chime in give forth bang the drum for spread abroad give testimony go into give one's word lay down the law hype up soft sell get out speak out urge recommend teach usher in launch speak with confidence hawk proliferate bark dictate develop syllogize unveil bare breathe pass round troll toot scream make official reflect make something known look flourish renown splatter beat the drum about concede grant respect accuse impute call out reiterate preview expostulate intonate inflect ring something in say confidently foretoken rumor provide yell roar question set down sound loudly give credence to boast inscribe speak coherently speak clearly be a harbinger of chime chin ejaculate go give evidence ring out have printed blow wide open put in circulation dissipate churn out ratify settle know make manifest make obvious hint at underwrite ensure insist on swear to campaign for draw conclusions remonstrate be specific about give blow-by-blow give rundown rumour put about that put in print show to be true accost ask arrange come to guaranty insure give utterance give expression headline billboard immortalise skywrite immortalize soft-sell press-agent show beyond doubt give words to appeal request be emphatic enforce conduct transfer transfuse administer matter secure back portray perceive shoot one's wad shoot off one's mouth constitute proof of constitute evidence of take the wraps off show once and for all disject encourage clinch okay set rubber-stamp cinch ice prevail upon arrive at play up take a stand press for allot out characterize spin retail picture paint voice-over symbolize have one's say show excerpts of delegate evoke catalogue make a case for give advance notice give advance notice of give reasons for have a lock on lock up put on ice nail down accept discharge emit pass down sketch out characterise stand by spring get about share out get around leak out get round acclaim conjure up make a pitch for wink amount to symbolise sign seem issue a statement about cover stand behind instance particularise catalog share give a account of comment on run through particularize advise of give a description of paint a word picture of provide details of paint in words give the facts on give a rundown of recap give details on give details of tell a story give a report of pledge oneself be symptomatic of appear put on the airwaves put on the air remark answer for give grounds for reference solemnly promise lecture arbitrate rule be a symptom of chatter mumble read out impersonate stake explicate trust promise under oath plight retell chirp yammer pipe soliloquize yak murmur blab drawl regurgitate gab gas translate wire cable personate lay claim illuminate unriddle construe simplify demystify invoke swear blind swear on the Bible pledge yourself declare arrival identify run off at mouth put in make a deposition give witness have confidence in give your word swear by rely on make an affidavit depend on state under oath swear to God be ostensibly be apparently set oneself up pose as exhale empty emanate irradiate shoot cast expire expel evolve harangue package exemplify notice provide details bring word communicate information give details bring word on allegorize gloss sum up draw a picture of clear bring home show and tell point up lay out hail as let out be disguised as allege that one is masquerade as pass for set oneself up as sermonize give an account give the facts give a ruling on sit in judgement on rule on make a ruling on sit in judgment pass judgment decide on settle on give a verdict on pass judgement on proffer advert to recollect make reference to allude to touch upon touch on make mention of refer to recall bring up croon constate sing agree put on record pipe up with reel off get off escape assert that one is proclaim that one is maintain that one is imply that one is represent oneself as feign the identity of pass oneself off as rant moralize buttress throw off find an outlet for drive out find expression for take out on provide escape give off give free rein to speechify preachify package as open up contract make an oration give a talk give an address pontificate denounce moralise give a lecture deliver a sermon give a sermon bloviate sermonise make a speech get on soapbox act as if get off chest pile it on dare say give an assurance cross one's heart and hope to die commit oneself foresee warn anticipate envisage envision auspicate soothsay croak spae figure out dope call the shot see something coming apprehend crystal ball it make book dope out foreknow call it figure psych

Verb

To state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully
profess declare affirm assert maintain announce avow state aver proclaim admit asseverate confirm own protest acknowledge allege avouch certify claim confess contend insist purport warrant vouch vow agree allow constate croon depose predicate recognise recognize sing soapbox spiel spout come out cross heart make out open up own up say so talk big act as if blow hot air get off chest get on soapbox swear on bible swear up and down swear attest guarantee testify pledge promise pronounce assure support undertake uphold witness argue give an undertaking verify corroborate take an oath prove endorse swear an oath substantiate back ensure defend stipulate secure lay down okay covenant rubber-stamp answer for insist on stand up for bind oneself cross one's heart give an assurance validate authenticate put forth guaranty submit sponsor stress underwrite repeat establish sustain represent bear witness press reassure swear to engage champion cinch vindicate contract vouch for solemnly promise bear out plight back up state on oath get behind stand behind testify to swear on the Bible press for commit oneself give your word give one's word stick up for make a deposition reassert reaffirm evince concede grant buttress give testimony wager stake renounce hold swear under oath ratify show give assurances commit insure document notify ascertain swear to the fact give a pledge set ice clinch encourage demonstrate reiterate bind espouse assent dare say cross one's heart and hope to die give proof of bear witness to provide evidence of nail down lock up cross your heart obligate accede live up to give an undertaking to subscribe emphasize propound delegate have a lock on put on ice advocate stand by reason plead be emphatic enforce request emphasise bolster give grounds for lay down the law take a stand pledge oneself put forward push for insist upon trust promise under oath swear blind pledge yourself make an affidavit state under oath give witness have confidence in swear to God swear by depend on rely on avert cosign attest to be responsible for bear testimony act as a witness give an affidavit sign for

Verb

To annoy or irritate
ruffle annoy irritate nettle vex disturb agitate harass irk upset confuse disconcert fluster rattle trouble unsettle worry anger bother exasperate unnerve disquiet flurry needle peeve perturb discomfit aggravate bug discompose discountenance faze rile stir affect hassle nark put off throw chafe discombobulate eat frost gall get get to grate gripe itch make nervous miff niggle persecute pique rasp shake up spite put out throw off balance abrade bluster browbeat bully burn up cow disrupt distress excite floor flummox fret frill fuddle furbelow intimidate provoke torment wear get across hack off put someone off their stroke wind up cause someone to lose their composure put into a flap throw into a tizz rattle one's cage throw into tizzy displease infuriate rankle rub up the wrong way tick off gravel incense offend ride madden distract confound antagonize enrage perplex pester dismay goad alarm drive up the wall antagonise give someone the hump inflame bewilder plague discomfort rark frustrate concern unhinge exacerbate affront hump make someone see red roil distemper frazzle outrage drive mad fuss nag shake derail bum out drive crazy nonplus undo tee off ail hagride embarrass get at get on your nerves make angry alarum exercise tease freak out weird out harry stir up disgruntle rub the wrong way hack you off make uneasy afflict mortify drive to distraction give someone the pip badger make cross abash pain hurt give a hard time take aback make waves bedevil drive round the twist get on one's nerves get on someone's nerves make anxious drive round the bend spook frighten baffle rankle with psych out get in someone's hair puzzle chagrin burn get someone's back up aggrieve give someone grief insult egg on hound grieve wound disgust molest bait get up someone's nose scare make someone's blood boil ruffle someone's feathers get under someone's skin beat addle muddle shock depress get someone work up get your back up pick on get in your hair throw off grate on T-off derange get under one's skin unbalance discommode disarrange sting startle rouse make someone's hackles rise taunt try get someone's goat get on someone's wick panic incommode craze disorient mystify ire dishearten psych dog injure arouse gnaw surprise put your back up be offensive fire up wear on get on your wick disorder get your goat get under your skin be on your back destabilize eat away at get one's goat eat at daunt cause offense get someone's dander up mix up put someone's back up try someone's patience inconvenience put someone's nose out of joint rattle someone's cage set someone back on their heels raise someone's hackles demoralize mither incite dissatisfy prick get across someone enflame mad jolt beset cross destabilise bamboozle befuddle pother sicken demoralise cheese off steam up put out of countenance drive bananas get on nerves be at buffalo rub you up the wrong way get under skin put someone off their stride hurt somebody's feelings make someone scratch their head try the patience of be on the back of cause to be at a stand hurry discourage cramp bustle jar whisk disorganize disarray make uncomfortable nudge devil hinder bite flip heavy sadden bore catch off balance tire pursue tantalize turn dumbfound stimulate quicken bemuse terrorize tantalise examine embitter bum break humiliate hack empurple spur indispose torture make fretful turn off stupefy acerbate turn on grill daze move beleaguer agonize disorientate oppress stun get your dander up wear out hector fox maze make your blood boil terrorise push buttons put down be a pain in the neck get in one's hair agonise make a scene get on somebody's nerves try your patience be a thorn in someone's side send into a rage befog raise hell stick in one's craw set one's teeth on edge hit where one lives jar on get someone's hackles up be a thorn in someone's flesh pose muddy try one's patience get a rise out of pull the rug out from under be on one's case pull the rug from under blow one's mind put somebody's nose out of joint go to one's head ache press squeeze pinch compress chide heat haunt fidget prod brown off appal shame steam put on edge gnaw at henpeck tangle drive nuts wig overwhelm deter awe overawe bristle excoriate despair impose upon get up your nose preoccupy appall unquiet put your nose out of joint sour boil dispirit subdue cause disquiet to tatter erode fray disappoint astound complicate amaze intrude interfere push button heat up work on down dement displace jumble rummage be rude to unman astonish dizzy heckle haze cause anxiety terrify push one's buttons get someone's wick awake goose motivate absorb grab ignite attract interest make restless ask for it send into a spin blow up ruffle one's feathers incapacitate debilitate balk victimize snit pet tiff huff stew scour wear down cause to panic mess make sore lose one's temper question quiz tweak flip out put on the spot put someone off baulk take by surprise push someon's buttons mess with throw into confusion harm deject start lay up key up rack stress rile up give the business foul up wind somebody up drive you up the wall get your hackles up blind thwart foil anguish curse rock the boat swirl rub one the wrong way throw into uproar throw into disorder wear away rage disaccord jangle weary discord disharmonize nauseate disarm get in the way ferment strain upset apple cart stop someone in their tracks convulse crucify dragoon expel victimise wrong hunt exile chivvy jar upon grate upon put someone out catch somebody off balance catch somebody unawares chill strap nit-pick push desolate harrow martyr run up the wrong way set on work into lather set one off take a rise out of make blood boil ventilate wear upon begrudge crab grudge raise your hackles slight set your teeth on edge cause suffering to cause anguish to worst rasp one's nerves get on someone put off one's stroke chivy whirl wash cause anxiety to scrape away bite into wear to shreds wilder make fed up uncalm undermine weaken enfeeble sap enervate get the knife into single out make things hot for someone make it hot for someone stick the knife into fog flabbergast interrupt upset the apple cart hang up get even cramp style louse up have had enough become bored hit a sour note make discontented grate at exhaust someone's patience lose patience make self-conscious make flip bug up work someone up make wretched cut up impede snow obfuscate arouse anxiety in make miserable do a number on make it tough for weigh on gnaw away at intoxicate bring up short stagger be all Greek to set thinking set someone thinking inebriate mess with one's head make punchy make someone's head spin ball up stymie disrespect diss bowl over set back dis snub whip intrude upon knock off balance give a turn put the wind up impose on zing horrify disoblige slur bend someone's ear breathe down someone's neck flutter carp at make one's hackles rise hustle make someone laugh out of the other side of their mouth put off his or her stride take the wind out of someone's sails make someone laugh on the other side of their face get on someone's case churn up give offence to turn one off churn give offence be disagreeable tread on someone's toes be an affront to hurt someone's feelings drive cut to the quick inspire whip up invigorate pump up energize electrify galvanize give a bad time juice up galvanise envigorate enliven trigger inspirit foment animate enthuse liven up activize work energise jazz up titillate burden besiege weigh down excruciate tax smite rag blight ridicule importune lie heavy on keep after chaff keep on at go on at crush rib assail cast down mock traumatize dun nag at traumatise weigh heavily on repel attack cause trouble to wring criticize dampen gibe hang over be a nuisance to prey on criticise confront razz josh banter dump on devastate guy repulse revolt harp on at obsess dash abase put a damper on cause discomfort to make unhappy possess be a great weight on be a burden to slap weigh face make fun of poke fun at take the piss out of beat down make sport of put in a spot weigh heavily on someone's mind put to trouble roast stress out fear test grip pressurize sweat deride tear buffet damage lead on scold curdle joke jive visit bring down domineer pressurise kid cavil scorn disaffect fun jeer berate meddle scandalize stretch mistreat fester twit rally pick at scar impose peck at press down on break one's heart punish rag on revile lower disparage sound cause concern to bleed drain infest reproach sledge get someone down be a burden on scoff at lean on jeer at upbraid scandalise shatter weigh heavily on one's mind prey on someone's mind spoof take the mickey out of get down slam jibe at give trouble do someone's head in reluct dull mess with someone's head make it tough make despondent niggle at make a monkey of swipe at hurt one's feelings knock for six inflict anguish on be repugnant to do in cause agony to pull somebody's leg umbrage get up somebody's nose get on the wrong side of fool around bedog belabour chevy insist remind carp grizzle kid around tear away at macerate noodge despoil foray bullyrag insist on give someone hell buttonhole breath down someone's neck cut put somebody's back up belabor bombard be in someone's way drive insane bone sear jerk around grind exhaust discontent irritate greatly roust be prey to get on the nerves of overcharge cause resentment to cause annoyance to be a pest to misplease wing cool cap entangle hamper barrack boo lie heavily on beleague find fault with aggress get in the hair of put to some trouble accost encroach obtrude tear to pieces hurt the feelings of be on someone's back stroke someone's hair the wrong way eat up resent take over put through wringer interfere with shout down find fault be hurtful to mourn cause anguish cause suffering lambaste cause sorrow recur cause inconvenience to be the victim of get on someone's back grind at prey on your mind put the squeeze on consternate lead someone a merry dance play cat and mouse rub salt in wound jump on one's case give one the business hiss 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 bring pressure to bear on make demands on make severe demands on put a strain on tire out start in on create difficulties for take control of be in someone's hair unstring give the needle inflict trauma deeply upset gibe at sneer at prey on one's mind be a weight on someone's mind horn in on put envenom break in 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 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 dish out dish it out