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puts the screws to

  • as ininterrogate
  • as inask
  • as inpush
  • as inbleed
  • as inconvict
  • as incross-examine
  • as ingrill
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Synonyms for puts the screws to

verb ask pointed questions
  • examine
  • grill
  • investigate
  • query
  • quiz
  • catechize
  • inquire
  • pump
  • question
  • roast
  • cross-examine
  • cross-question
  • give the third degree
  • go over
  • put the screws to
  • put through the wringer
  • sweat out
  • work over

Antonyms for puts the screws to

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