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synonyms for ax

  • can
  • cleaver
  • discharge
  • fire
  • hatchet
  • poll
  • sack
  • tomahawk
See also synonyms for: axed / axes / axing

antonyms for ax

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  • employ
  • hire
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As for those who aren’t on the final USA Basketball team, well, there are plenty of folks with an ax to grind about that.
THIS WNBA ALL-STAR TEAM WILL HAVE EXTRA INCENTIVE TO WIN. WHO SHOULD BE ON IT?HOWARD MEGDALJUNE 22, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The show lasted three seasons, most recently airing in January 2021, before getting the ax.
THESE ARE THE BEST FANTASY TV SHOW ADAPTATIONS TO WATCH NOWRAISA BRUNERAPRIL 27, 2021TIME
The truck was also carrying paintball guns, shields, three bats and an ax handle, prosecutors said.
TWO MORE TIED TO PROUD BOYS HIT WITH CONSPIRACY CHARGES IN JAN. 6 CAPITOL BREACHSPENCER HSU, EMILY DAVIESMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Victor was the younger son and brother—a tete montee, with a temper which invited violence and a will which no ax could break.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
From somewhere in the thicket below a muffled thump, thump, thump came up to them, as though some one was wielding an ax.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The blows of the ax, off in the chaparral, were louder in their ears now, and they could hear a mumble of voices.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Gregory picked up an ax as he stepped back, and then stood confronting the boys threateningly.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The ax was to sever the head from the lifeless body, and all the headless trunks were to be interred together.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Their long hair was cut from their necks, that the ax, with unobstructed edge, might do its work.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The victims were dragged from the carts, and the ax rose and fell with unceasing rapidity.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO AX

  • ax
  • bounce
  • can
  • chase
  • chuck
  • cut
  • discharge
  • dismiss
  • drive
  • dropkick
  • eighty-six
  • eject
  • evict
  • expel
  • extrude
  • fire
  • heave
  • kick out
  • knock
  • punt
  • sack
  • shove
  • terminate
  • throw out
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