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add fuel to fire

  • as inreinforce
  • as instir
  • as instrengthen
  • as insupplement
  • as inadd insult to injury
  • as incomplicate
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Synonyms for add fuel to fire

verb strengthen, augment
  • add to
  • bolster
  • boost
  • build up
  • buttress
  • emphasize
  • enlarge
  • fortify
  • increase
  • shore up
  • stress
  • support
  • underline
  • carry
  • energize
  • harden
  • hype
  • multiply
  • prop
  • stiffen
  • stroke
  • supplement
  • sustain
  • toughen
  • add fuel to fire
  • back up
  • beef up
  • heat up
  • lend a hand
  • pick up
  • pillar
  • prop up
  • punch up
  • soup up
  • stand up for

Antonyms for add fuel to fire

  • decrease
  • diminish
  • discourage
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • lessen
  • let down
  • play down
  • prevent
  • reduce
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • liquefy
  • melt
  • soften
  • subtract
  • take away
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to add fuel to fire

complicate

verb. confuse, make difficult

complicates

verb. confuse, make difficult

complicating

verb. confuse, make difficult

reinforce

verb. strengthen, augment

reinforces

verb. strengthen, augment

reinforcing

verb. strengthen, augment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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