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synonyms for beat a dead horse

  • belabor
  • dwell upon
  • flog a dead horse
  • harp on
  • linger over
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A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
At the mention of the Merrill Horse, Poindexter's countenance took on a demoniac expression.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
But you are mistaken in thinking the force west consists of the entire Merrill Horse.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It was at this parliament that the famous acts against horse racing and deceitful gaming were passed.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Four years ago Hetton's horse had been first favourite, but it was ignominiously beaten.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
When he plays a sonata it is as if the composition rose from the dead and stood transfigured before you.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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WORDS RELATED TO BEAT A DEAD HORSE

  • assay
  • beat a dead horse
  • chew over
  • confab
  • consider
  • estimate
  • evaluate
  • figure
  • figure out
  • get down to brass tacks
  • hash
  • inspect
  • interpret
  • investigate
  • judge
  • kick around
  • rehash
  • resolve
  • scrutinize
  • sort out
  • spell out
  • study
  • talk game
  • test
  • think through
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.