Đồng nghĩa của thwart

Alternative for thwart

thwarts, thwarted, thwarting

Đồng nghĩa: balk, defeat, deter, foil, forbid, frustrate, hamper, hinder, impede, inhibit, obstruct, oppose, prevent, prohibit, ruin, spoil,

Verb

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

Verb

To stop or cause to stop making progress
stall check halt stop impede hinder arrest obstruct curb hamper block inhibit restrain restrict stay retard frustrate still interrupt catch trammel stymie fetter limit forestall encumber slow shackle balk baulk hamstring derail brake pause shelve stonewall bridle suspend freeze bork sabotage fence stand hold back hold up interfere with slow down draw up put off bring up pull up put a brake on fetch up shut down stand in the way of stand still come to a standstill not move peter out stand off prevent handicap foil cramp hobble constrain bar clog delay handcuff embarrass short-circuit hog-tie cripple manacle cumber tie up throw a spanner in the works of suppress repress throw a monkey wrench in the works of deter cut off baffle hang up get in the way of stifle curtail confine disrupt set back shut off nip in the bud hold withhold prohibit circumvent interdict choke crimp tie oppose shut out stem get in the way contain smother control forbid intercept scupper counteract debar close off choke off hold down interfere cramp one's style be a hindrance to flummox stultify staunch cut short discourage preclude scotch neutralize put the kibosh on circumscribe dam remit bottleneck bring to a standstill reduce constrict enjoin moderate regulate hold off jam crab outlaw close out intermit neutralise rein in keep back put an end to hold in faze muzzle stem the flow of inconvenience bind contravene entangle throw a spanner in the works end counter nix ruin cap dissuade from postpone prevent from making progress detain retardate fix scrub sidetrack drop brace can defer protract delimit prorogue obscure ensnare enmesh net capture knock off prolong straiten snag abort anticipate snooker weigh down leash drag one's feet tie one's hands debilitate dissuade quash discomfit rattle not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of slow up entrap defeat puzzle head off put the brakes on pick off take out of play foul up screw up give a hard time saddle with chain disconcert bog down bring to an end hem in tether confound stump spoil mystify sandbag ward avert taboo bit put on brakes put an stop to keep in stave off take down nonplus bring to screeching halt make late put back back off hold off on hold over plug caulk barricade seal dead-end pigeonhole corner upset burden box in throw a spoke in the wheel of resist louse up put paid to clog up blockade block out close up fill up fill discontinue hang fire pack close jam up stop up block up stuff choke up bung up stanch ban put on hold set limits on impose limits on block off occlude bung throw a monkey wrench into put on back burner give the run around rein terminate muffle squelch swallow bottle stopper gag congest plug up govern fight back repulse bottle up tame rebuff choke back checkmate disallow keep in check proscribe affect disturb pull in keep under control slacken pace keep a lid on bite back tamper influence confuse incommode conflict trouble discommode put a spoke in someone's wheel play for time deny except eliminate exclude blackball estop refuse reject ostracize take the wind out of someone's sails override freeze out ostracise count out rule out shut out of exile

Verb

To put an end to something, typically by the use of force
quell quash suppress subdue crush repress extinguish defeat squash end squelch check destroy stifle frustrate curb silence overcome beat conquer control stop demolish terminate abolish annihilate vanquish quench overpower extirpate finish kill queer subjugate overwhelm rout clobber put down snuff out crack down on put an end to put a stop to wipe out stamp out clamp down on nip in the bud get rid of put the lid on slap down put the kibosh on shut down sit on scotch curtail halt arrest master lick best eliminate overthrow surmount dispatch trash triumph over prevail over crack down get the better of win against eradicate strangle at birth cut off cut short bridle tame scupper restrain block impede obstruct scrunch squish weed out censure dominate torpedo deaden snow under dish gain mastery over get a grip on bring to an end gain control of clamp down put paid to put an stop to bring to screeching halt nip something in the bud trample on worst stuff trounce tank humble triumph pulverize drub hammer paste pound thrash skunk cream cane undo overbear slaughter trim massacre get overmatch flatten foil murder take checkmate upend slam circumvent own whip outwit total shellac reduce zap confound discomfit override throw overmaster pulverise rise above be victorious over bring someone to their knees succeed over blow out bring to their knees bring to knees get around walk all over turn inside out blow out of the water trample underfoot give someone a drubbing take to the cleaners do down wipe off map run rings around put in their place wipe the floor with give someone a hiding make mincemeat of inhibit smother gag strangle hold back settle muffle constrain hinder dull restrict mute contain quieten quelch shush lull dampen put a lid on soft-pedal put out choke off keep in check say nothing soothe hamper allay assuage prevent mollify quiet ease moderate mitigate palliate still censor discontinue appease hush abate dumb swallow stem lessen alleviate temper tranquilize sink pocket submerge muzzle interfere with choke clam throttle diminish choke back compose block out oppress rein in hold in tranquillize close up drown suffocate cool keep the lid on bottle up shut up dummy up quiet down hush up keep back hold one's tongue get under control stamp something out dismiss reject limit asphyxiate solve debrief get over cow bring to a halt bring to a stop strangulate pour cold water on throw cold water on gain control over garrote garrotte damp down bring under control get control of deal with trample bottle spike overturn clamp interrupt bury calm drive underground bring to a standstill do for keep inside hold down keep in conceal put lid on put kibosh on bring to naught beat down pacify hide put the stopper on run down close call a halt conclude wrap up complete wind up snuff wreck swamp whelm prostrate floor devastate placate lullaby cork up shower bite one's lip rein fight back simmer down button up bite back shroud cork collect heap obliterate ruin break salve becalm ice blunt govern keep down bring to a close reassure balm stroke fall comfort cease qualify overawe grind down soften mellow damp blow away keep it down dry up rock to sleep take it easy settle down take the sting out clam up ease off chill out decrease the volume take the edge lay back cool off pipe down cool it hush-hush strike dumb tongue-tie hush one's mouth force down blot out bear down on banish dispel tone down keep a lid on quieten down hold in check

Verb

To resist or endure (something) successfully
withstand endure bear resist tolerate stand face sustain brave weather take oppose defy confront survive fight suffer repel combat dispute contest cross buck stick brace duel traverse cope violate cope with put up with stand up to live through ride out take on grapple with hold out against bear up against hold off stand firm against prevail against hang tough stand fast stand firm fly in the face of hang on hold out stick fast stand up against hold the line against remain firm take it win out hold one's ground not give up persevere in the face of put up struggle stand one's ground go the distance against sit and take it hold one's ground against stand one's ground against obstruct counter go against struggle against put up a fight against hinder check challenge fight against strive against contradict block prevent frustrate impede battle object to contend with take a stand against be in opposition to face down deny be against attack gainsay oppugn controvert be anti protest be hostile to counteract speak out against stop inhibit halt restrain take issue with stem curb be in defiance of take a stand kick against rebel against beat eliminate end unseat tackle war contravene balk resolve battle against disaffirm negate impugn negative put an end to make a stand against bring to an end to baulk reluct set one's face against dissent with baulk at refuse countervail lock horns with take up arms against stonewall refuse to accept dig in one's heels counterattack bar dislike disagree with rebut disapprove of argue against gainstay argue with assail assault disapprove reverse dissent neutralise debate bombard quarrel with withstay argue encounter expose neutralize disagree taunt not countenance search out speak against frown at take issue stand up and be counted against turn the tables call in question run counter to set your face against meet head-on meet experience undergo engage come up against go through dare contend be forced to contend with be faced with face off beard rival go up against compete against swallow stomach outface outbrave breast brazen come into contact with come across vie feel sit through risk subject oneself to resign oneself to grin and bear bear the brunt of meet with venture face up to be confronted by submit to come to grips with do battle with fly in face of skirmish with clash with question accost run into compete compete with vie with face off against handle stick out taste have witness deal with take up the gauntlet accept a challenge outdare countenance pass live court brook allow abide provoke accept meet head on have experience of submit oneself to match refute battle with know pit wage war against front affront play call out contend against cross swords with undermine come to blows with disprove take up arms brace oneself for square off against brave out brazen out live out be patient with shoulder assume support campaign against race bear with carry permit tough out thole admit live with tangle with oppose action sweat out hack bide spare no effort put up an argument fight back against scrimmage with war against shoot it out with put up a fight have dealings in clash struggle with get into conflict with engage with collide with come into conflict with denounce attempt counterbalance partake become familiar with see observe digest assimilate receive participate in fight with query strike set upon launch begin battle with compare contrast disclaim disown disconfirm disavow repudiate disallow reject appreciate sample come into contact apprehend try comprehend watch run the gauntlet get behold perceive wrest with scrap with eyeball confute call into question demur about enquire address be a dissenter from test impeach inquire litigate protest against throw down investigate demur against take exception to feud with rally against remonstrate dissent from interrogate mount an attack on enter into combat with fall on run against content against go one on one with be opposed to go toe to toe with go eyeball to eyeball with be pitted against array disobey flout disregard spurn cancel thumbs down cancel out say the opposite of withsay withspeak have bone to pick differ wage war on brace for contemn square off play against repulse scorn deride gibe ridicule despise slight rebel insult come to close quarters with take a plunge make a stand take a chance with take the plunge defy danger play off take a header take a flyer take a chance be drawn against take the bull by the horns take a chance on set against bit the bullet give battle to join battle with call someone's bluff square up to throw down the gauntlet invite to debate meet face to face cross swards do something about it knock the chip off one's shoulder ask for trouble start something hurl defiance at treat with contempt make my day take one on

Verb

To destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
sabotage destroy cripple disrupt wreck damage hamper hinder interrupt ruin spoil smash terminate undermine attack break demolish eradicate nullify subvert dispatch impair stymie dash foil incapacitate quash ravage devastate eliminate end frustrate prevent annul disable mar obliterate threaten upset abolish block quell undo bollix crush decimate extinguish harm kill abort annihilate obstruct shatter suppress break down break up interfere with mess up intrude on muck up screw up injure hurt botch compromise debilitate put the kibosh on throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of weaken sap scupper scotch destabilize impede diminish put an end to foul up destabilise blow put at risk play havoc with queer prejudice be detrimental to be prejudicial to be disadvantageous to be deleterious to subdue put a stop to drive a nail into the coffin of lessen undercut minimise minimize detract demean belittle chip away defeat overturn topple squelch neutralize cancel out make a mess of render ineffective wrack skin abate crimp overreach have cramp do for impoverish outsmart outmaneuver neutralise offset raze vitiate outmanoeuvre outfox craze louse up overthrow unbuild balls up work against blow a hole in make waves bring down bring to naught reduce enfeeble shake endanger rain on someone's parade disempower eat away whittle away imperil blight jeopardize emasculate torpedo dent sandbag wear mine dig demoralise demoralize soften attenuate blunt corrode challenge tunnel drag through the mud hollow out dig out clip one's wings chip away at queer the pitch of bodge invalidate poke full of holes jeopardise knock the bottom out of trash deface total disfigure pulverize mangle blemish pulverise desolate waste desecrate maim nuke wound mutilate tarnish dismantle flaw vaporize endamage crab cream vaporise taint tear down vandalize defile despoil bloody batter vandalise smash up wreak havoc on cross up corrupt rub out lacerate debase blast ravish dilapidate crash take out pull down bring to ruin wear away overwhelm deform shake up pollute level sully sink ruinate gut bruise erode rough up knock down blot do in take apart blow up blow to bits blow to pieces wipe out afflict infect cut contaminate deteriorate overcome fracture enervate poison shock scathe hack scorch flatten traumatize stain abuse nix maul tear bust smirch do damage to wrench cause detriment to scourge disqualify disfeature put out of action put out of commission reduce to rubble crack scratch disintegrate ding tweak crack up wrack up traumatise leave in ruins raze to the ground make useless write off dash to pieces reduce to ruins lay in ruins put a damper on spoliate consume use up whittle molest prang bring about the downfall of mess spray paint fell gash lay waste to fragment worsen decrease dynamite take explode smite bomb bulldoze scar annoy bend warp depress devitalize shipwreck blow sky-high maraud efface lame inconvenience wither disassemble crool hamstring tear up rend detract from be a blot on the landscape plunder depredate sack pillage disgrace squash unfit devaluate devalue cheapen maltreat split rot burn dirty knock discolour gnaw wrong rust discolor shrink wipe off map trounce wipe off the map wipe off the face of the earth throw down wolf wax tear to pieces beat put in toilet gobble up bleach fade stab lose strength play merry hell with cause injury bang up tamper with do harm to run onto the rocks damage beyond repair pile up butcher mayhem take the edge off sap the strength of hog-tie dismember massacre gimp castrate truncate throw a monkey wrench into muller cruel euchre dish banjax distort chop crumple deplete mangulate reduce to nothing bring to nothing wreak havoc upon lay waste clean out leave desolate carve slay cut about hash slit twist separate contort mash slice chop up flay tear apart slash nick besmirch handle roughly dump on do mischief to affect trouble impact touch strike perturb influence occur prevail impinge impact on prevail over impinge upon strike down spread to strike at take hold of exert influence on have an effect on have an impact on

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 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 stump 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 screw swizzle euchre exploit mulct shortchange nobble finagle beat stick skunk hose ream bleed fiddle hustle bunco thimblerig chouse squeeze chisel short pluck clip sharp circumvent foil ruin frustrate disappoint overreach shake down do in take to the cleaners sell a pup sell a pup to take advantage of do someone in the eye scam lead on do a number on betray pull one's leg sandbag inveigle milk outfox 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 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 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 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 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

Verb

To confound or perplex someone
make difficulties complicate confound confuse muddle muddy obfuscate obscure set hurdles entangle perplex involve tangle jumble mix up ravel snarl up embroil embarrass elaborate intricate complex mess up clog interrelate fold impede snafu upset convolute interweave make difficult foul up make intricate disorder open can of worms disarrange make more difficult add fuel to fire make waves screw up combine handicap make complex bedevil twist make complicated interfuse infold sophisticate multiply derange render unintelligible complexify snag muck up mire puzzle baffle bewilder mystify flummox befuddle bemuse stump nonplus dumbfound discombobulate get addle throw disconcert fox fuddle bamboozle faze beat pose fog gravel exercise maze worry befog disorient vex beset thicken floor buffalo wilder encumber distract stumble get to muck throw off balance cause to be at a stand be all Greek to make someone scratch their head catch off balance baulk stun astound perturb surprise rattle balk discompose muddy the waters mix you up astonish cloud blur garble becloud make unclear make a mess of confuscate distort disorganize darken conceal muss disrupt clutter bungle botch snarl disturb throw into disorder psych out overshadow make obscure eclipse put off mull amaze stir profundicate foil flabbergast frustrate snow set someone thinking wonder ambiguate repress misrepresent hide scramble mislead misinform render uncertain obnubilate disarray tarnish falsify fuzz color equivocate colour taint lead astray muddy up rumple shuffle tousle fuzz up disjoint dishevel dislocate misarrange muddy the waters of foul jumble up throw off get into a tangle muff mix stir up fumble mess ruffle blunder spoil louse up throw up smoke screen cloud the issue throw a veil over implicate concern incriminate inculpate connect enmesh associate link ensnare rope in draw in wrap up in stitch up get into bear on compromise

Verb

To fail to conform to a regulation or obligation
contravene break violate infringe breach defy disobey transgress contradict cross flout fracture infract offend oppose traduce counteract hinder refute abjure combat conflict with disaffirm disregard encroach exclude fight gainsay impugn interfere interfere with interpose intrude negate offend against overstep reject repudiate resist spurn transgress against traverse trespass fail to observe fail to comply with go against ignore fly in the face of rebel against kick against refuse to obey set at naught commit a breach of cock a snook at withstand challenge exceed go beyond balk neglect meddle mock encroach upon depart buck baulk set aside rebel go counter to take no notice of pay no heed to be in breach of pay no attention to dig your heels in deviate from depart from disagree with intrench bypass veto deny renege on dissent thumb one's nose at fall foul of frustrate counter obstruct violate law impede crash entrench obtrude lift pirate borrow presume steal impose ride roughshod over err sacrilege outrage sin contaminate take no account of leave out dispute repel contest check negative duel scout not comply with trample on tamper with refuse to accept the authority of kick over the traces be at odds with come out against deviate fall outside of not conform to bend the rules set one's face against insurrect revolution mutiny decline revolutionize object dare strike shirk riot desert evade misbehave revolutionise recalcitrate differ disagree revolt not mind be remiss break rules not listen not heed run riot break the rules rise in arms refuse to comply fly in face of take law into own hands invade impinge horn in muscle in entrench on disturb disrupt encroach on intrude on butt in muscle in on make inroads into obtrude into trespass on wander stray fall poach cut through thrust oneself in do wrong by chisel in stick nose in nose in enter without permission interlope mix in impinge on lapse displease crash the gates poke penetrate kibitz surpass transcend overpass creep infiltrate outrun outreach inch worm interrupt overrun trench intervene usurp gatecrash overshoot appropriate arrogate overreach elbow in cut in work in horn in on tread on someone's toes barge in step on someone's toes eat into squeeze in make inroads invade someone's space stick nose into impose oneself impose yourself worm in pass step over

Verb

To discourage or overwhelm
daunt discourage dishearten dismay dispirit abash deter deject demoralise demoralize disconcert distress faze overwhelm throw consternate discombobulate discompose disquiet frustrate perturb unsettle discomfit panic rattle sap unnerve upset baffle chill confound psych alarm unman put off shake up take aback throw off balance put into a flap put someone off their stroke pour cold water on throw cold water on throw into a tizz cause someone to lose their composure depress shake sadden cast down dampen bother crush dash intimidate cow oppress disturb trouble frighten weigh down enervate nonplus weaken psych out scare fluster confuse knock sideways desolate subdue knock for six ail vex make despondent get to agitate disappoint undermine dissuade bewilder afflict knock the stuffing out of perplex damp try get down make gloomy bum out weigh heavily on enfeeble terrify give someone the blues horrify ruffle burden unhinge discountenance jolt disparage worry distract grieve embarrass appal spook make downhearted make anxious bug debilitate abase appall bring down mystify make sad make unhappy put a damper on beat down shock make someone fed up hang over startle scare off floor overawe disempower surprise awe concern devitalize aggrieve bully unbalance annoy terrorize hagride alarum frazzle distemper undo discomfort exercise flurry fuss derail humble chagrin irk make uneasy disincline make dejected needle flummox destabilize mortify disorder terrorise torment jumble disarrange disorganize weary weird out freak out puzzle dumbfound bring low irritate throw off destabilise muddle haunt harrow dull make desolate pull the rug from under cause suffering to dash someone's hopes pull the rug out from under break someone's spirit break someone's heart emasculate shatter demotivate make miserable put someone off cloud browbeat harass blind turn sicken down rummage disarray disrupt dement displace discommode derange fuddle lie get someone down cast a shadow lie heavy on prey on suppress subjugate lower break stifle throw into confusion make one's heart bleed bring tears to one's eyes dampen someone's spirit make dispirited make crestfallen humiliate indispose squelch smother diminish throw into disorder throw into uproar deflate snarl unzip unglue cripple take the heart out of put off one's stroke curb overcome deaden quell extinguish defeat overpower put down disillusion paralyse inhibit disenchant affright pother disgruntle send up blow out blow up take apart bear down on damp down snafu let down paralyze throw a pall over take steam out infuriate exasperate anger disarm drain cast a pall over caution warn stun stupefy foul up screw up mess up fill with consternation louse up muck up repress droop deprecate prostrate weigh madden darken drag beat give someone a turn hinder ride uncalm buffalo run down reduce to tears dissatisfy aggravate embitter sour put the wind up someone throw into a tizzy cause to lose heart cast a gloom upon make nervous miff turn one off bring tears to your eyes break one's heart bowl over set back keep under nark give a turn put the wind up dampen someone's hopes make worried harsh someone's mellow bring tears to someone's eyes dampen someone's spirits bear down make your heart bleed make someone's heart bleed hack off drive crazy make discontented drive mad talk out of wind up give someone the hump knock the wind out of harsh one's mellow provoke gall rile nettle peeve incense pique put out chafe rankle grate eat hassle enrage tick off persecute displease get antagonize inflame burn up make someone see red pester rasp spite frost rub up the wrong way antagonise plague offend hack you off tease harry gravel gripe itch get at drive up the wall get across get on your nerves nag outrage roil tee off give someone grief turn off put your back up make someone's hackles rise make someone's blood boil ruffle someone's feathers get under someone's skin get up someone's nose get someone's back up get on someone's nerves torture disaffect exacerbate beleaguer badger bedevil pain fret gnaw disgust drive to distraction T-off be at get your back up envenom get in someone's hair get on one's nerves try someone's patience get someone's dander up get on someone's wick give a hard time poison alienate strain beset rack dog hurt estrange rark make bitter make resentful molest excruciate agonize make angry excite work up agonise hump hound fire up make your blood boil get your goat get in your hair drive round the bend get on your wick get your dander up make waves mither bite send into a rage rub the wrong way wear out try the patience of wear on get someone's hackles up rattle someone's cage get someone's goat be a thorn in someone's flesh be on the back of be a pain in the neck rankle with be a thorn in someone's side get under one's skin put someone's nose out of joint drive bananas rouse drive nuts injure get someone's wick bum hack wig affront insult alien wear curse set one's teeth on edge get one's goat stick in one's craw stir up scandalize harm wound get someone get on somebody's nerves pick on eat at goad discontent foil blight assail tax misplease wing repel curdle zing disoblige revolt cool sound cap anguish besiege test make cross incommode begrudge crab grudge scandalise nudge henpeck play dirty cut to the quick upset the apple cart hang up get even cramp style get up your nose get under your skin push button drive round the twist heat up egg on cheese off work on craze exhaust stretch stress be on your back ask for it give someone the pip tire jaundice empoison hit where one lives ire enflame mad drive you crazy inconvenience entice titillate put someone's back up raise someone's hackles drive you out of your mind possess drive you off your head drive you to distraction make your hackles rise drive out of mind make somebody's blood boil drive you round the twist make you see red drive somebody up the wall make livid steam up drive you round the bend raise your hackles umbrage get your hackles up worsen crucify make severe demands on put a strain on wring tire out martyr make demands on acidulate bitter venom make rancorous acerbate fascinate lure bait tempt taunt allure intrigue beguile lead on charm tantalize flirt with tantalise make someone's mouth water keep hanging make mouth water keep hanging on keep someone hanging on abrade get in one's hair grate on mix up give a bad time

Verb

To deliberately hurt, annoy, or offend (someone)
spite annoy vex gall injure hurt pique provoke irritate nettle offend peeve aggravate distress harm put out rile upset wound bother bug chafe displease eat exasperate foil frost frustrate get grate gripe irk itch nark needle persecute rasp ruffle discomfit miff begrudge beset burn up crab grudge hack off harass cramp style get even hang up louse up upset the apple cart put someone's nose out of joint anger disturb get to rub up the wrong way rankle infuriate incense wind up ride tick off gravel drive up the wall hassle get across madden give someone the hump rark antagonize pester hump goad worry exacerbate get on your nerves trouble enrage antagonise bum out hack you off roil plague inflame make someone see red rub the wrong way fret harry tease agitate drive mad nag outrage make angry torment drive to distraction drive crazy molest tee off affront give a hard time disgruntle bedevil rattle abrade make cross pain burn insult rankle with drive round the twist drive round the bend badger get on one's nerves perturb give someone the pip grate on get on your wick get your goat get in your hair make waves get your back up get one's goat put your back up hound discompose disgust disconcert discountenance niggle dog embarrass sting pick on T-off give someone grief get at get under your skin be at get under one's skin rub you up the wrong way be on your back get under skin raise someone's hackles victimize taunt afflict humiliate affect wrong bait fluster disquiet devil mither impose on jar inconvenience ire enflame mad heavy victimise dissatisfy nudge discommode intimidate pursue gnaw put down browbeat bully try steam up incommode mortify aggrieve excite bum hack cheese off hit where one lives wear on turn off work up egg on get your dander up stick in one's craw get on someone's wick jar on make someone's hackles rise make someone's blood boil put someone's back up eat away at set one's teeth on edge ruffle someone's feathers get someone's goat get on nerves try your patience get under someone's skin be on the back of get on somebody's nerves get up someone's nose get someone's back up get on someone's nerves drive bananas ache press distract squeeze pinch compress cramp rouse embitter chide confound brown off steam send into a rage tatter erode fray ruffle one's feathers wig impose upon put your nose out of joint try the patience of get someone try someone's patience acerbate scour wear down sour distemper confuse unsettle awake quicken goose motivate absorb grab ignite attract interest prick terrorize eat at rile up try one's patience rub one the wrong way put on the spot wind somebody up drive you up the wall raise your hackles get your hackles up snit pet tiff huff stew unnerve break henpeck flurry wear away exercise wear out rage give the business get a rise out of set your teeth on edge rasp one's nerves jar upon grate upon wear upon beleaguer get on someone crucify dragoon expel beat hunt hector exile terrorise get up your nose make your blood boil faze stir slight throw put off push button fire up heat up work on scrape away bite into wear to shreds get across someone discombobulate shake up make nervous get in someone's hair rattle someone's cage ask for it get someone's dander up get the knife into single out be on one's case make things hot for someone make it hot for someone stick the knife into dismay throw off balance gnaw away at stump furbelow cow bluster floor frill disrupt flummox wear fuddle shock disrespect diss dis snub put someone off their stroke depress fuss zing horrify disoblige slur rattle one's cage put into a flap cause someone to lose their composure throw into a tizz throw into tizzy chagrin bite give offence to give offence turn one off be disagreeable hurt somebody's feelings tread on someone's toes cause offense hurt someone's feelings be an affront to be offensive cut to the quick be a pain in the neck get in one's hair mix up be a thorn in someone's side give a bad time grieve abuse chivvy perplex exploit manipulate maltreat oppress violate chivy scare tantalize interrupt mistreat belittle mock torture ill-treat bore impede cross hinder tantalise misuse deride abase intrude upon bend someone's ear breathe down someone's neck carp at make one's hackles rise get on someone's case dishonor harrow dump on ill-use martyrize take advantage of dishonour do an injustice to martyr step on the toes of go for jugular give no quarter lay a bad trip on burden agonize stress agonise rack 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 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 crush haze rib assail cast down psych make uneasy derail spook hagride traumatize make anxious nauseate abash freak out weird out dun nag at traumatise weigh heavily on panic repel alarum undo attack cause trouble to wring criticize dampen gibe hang over addle be a nuisance to throw off weary make miserable bamboozle prey on dumbfound criticise cause anxiety to make uncomfortable chill confront razz appal josh appall banter pother devastate guy overwhelm desolate repulse revolt baffle craze harp on at mystify make wretched cause anguish to disappoint obsess tire muddle interfere dash debilitate preoccupy 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 fun of poke fun at take the piss out of beat down take aback make sport of put in a spot weigh heavily on someone's mind put to trouble roast stress out despair startle fear test prod grip derange pressurize sweat 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 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 sledge get someone down be a burden on 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 make it tough pose muddy 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 push one's buttons put on edge be in someone's way drive insane bone sear 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 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 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 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 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 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 butt in shout catcalls at make game of chasten 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 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 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 blackmail plunder 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 tease (someone) by offering something desirable but keeping it out of reach
tantalize entice tease titillate torment torture allure bait beguile excite fascinate intrigue lead on lure provoke taunt tempt annoy badger baffle bedevil beleaguer charm frustrate gnaw harass harry pester plague worry flirt with keep hanging wind up keep hanging on make mouth water keep someone hanging on make someone's mouth water mock ridicule deride chaff needle rib ride rag heckle goad hassle guy twit rally gibe haze quiz bother sledge scoff at jeer at slam put down poke fun at make sport of swipe at take the piss out of make fun of insult jeer sneer revile sneer at get at gibe at jab twitter flout reproach scorn affront offend dump on lout disdain criticize scout slap dig outrage criticise upbraid kid josh joke jive razz satirize roast banter fun chiack slang irritate aggravate shuck smoke rot hector vex importune devil nudge disturb spoof dog sound snap satirise laugh at have on send up jibe at pull someone's leg make jokes about put on flout at poke borak at be at be sarcastic about make a monkey of take the mickey out of pick on goof on poke mullock at give a hard time lead somebody on pull somebody's leg rag on mess around sling off at tantalise jest lampoon parody jape scoff fool caricature quip jolly fool around mimic wisecrack pillory make a monkey out of gag burlesque yuck yuk fool about jibe skewer treat with contempt laugh to scorn pooh-pooh hoot make a fool of treat contemptuously boo abuse travesty humiliate pan call names fleer shoot down show up have someone on heap scorn on pretend laugh wind someone up belittle pull one's leg make a game of hound play a joke on joke with interrupt mess knock barrack take the mickey hoax hiss shout down raz cartoon deflate expose unmask contemn shout at hold up to shame hold up to ridicule pull someone's chain show contempt play tricks mess about play a prank take off play a practical joke play the fool run down hurl insults at rail at make a laughing-stock disparage kid around play make fun frazzle persecute be facetious raspberry trick takeoff flip prank divert entertain gird irk nark gall buffoon play a practical joke on pun sally get show contempt for pasquinade feign act sham fake amuse stay ridge bone nag anger thumb nose at squib disrupt play a trick on pour scorn on tear to pieces take a rise out of get a rise out of imitate make a joke of hack you off have a joke with dismiss despise get on the nerves of be on the back of rail counterfeit take for a ride snicker at smile at snigger at get in the hair of slag off pull your leg be scornful about discount disbelieve reject discredit discomfit bully dis rattle faze embarrass disconcert chivy clown around clown about make light of fleer at scout at lead up the garden path frolic gambol dig at bite one's thumb at put on an act make believe catcall butt in make game of have somebody on tell somebody stories shout catcalls at muck around muck someone about shout disapproval shout disapproval at comeback hiss at boo at hoot at blow raspberries whistle at snipe catcall at shuck someone mess someone around make a monkey out of someone rot someone play a joke play a trick mess someone about put someone on blow raspberries at poke fun cock a snook at make a crack expose to ridicule make someone a laughing stock laugh out of court

Trái nghĩa của thwart

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