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takes down peg

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Synonyms for takes down peg

verb embarrass
  • annoy
  • chagrin
  • confound
  • deflate
  • disgrace
  • displease
  • humiliate
  • subdue
  • vex
  • abase
  • abash
  • affront
  • belittle
  • chasten
  • control
  • crush
  • deny
  • disappoint
  • discipline
  • discomfit
  • harass
  • humble
  • ridicule
  • shame
  • worry
  • get one's comeuppance
  • put to shame
  • take down a peg
  • take the wind out

Antonyms for takes down peg

  • aid
  • build up
  • delight
  • make happy
  • please
  • soothe
  • assist
  • compliment
  • encourage
  • help
  • honor
  • let go
  • praise
  • respect
  • satisfy
  • surrender
  • yield
  • flatter
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.