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encourage

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  • verbstimulate spiritually
  • verbgive support; help
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Synonyms for encourage

verb stimulate spiritually

Antonyms for encourage

  • discourage
  • dishearten
  • dissuade
  • hurt
  • agitate
  • annoy
  • bore
  • calm
  • deaden
  • depress
  • deter
  • dull
  • leave alone
  • repress
  • sadden
  • tire
  • trouble
  • upset
  • weaken
  • block
  • confuse
  • dampen
  • deject
  • dispirit
  • uninspire
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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